On Sunday's Up with Steve Kornacki, we'll be talking about how the alleged Boston bombers' immigration status could change the immigration debate. We'll also discuss recent developments in North Carolina, where total Republican control of the state government has led to an avalanche of ultra-conservative legislation that includes strict new voter ID regulations. We'll also talk about the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and what's been happening in the world of financial regulation.
Joining Steve Kornacki at 8 a.m. will be:
Jordan Fabian, Political editor at Fusion. read more
As of Saturday, 100 of the 166 men being held at Guantanamo Bay prison are on hunger strike, with 20 being force-fed and five hospitalized, according to U.S. military officials.
This number has swollen since soldiers raided the camp where the men were being held and placed them into isolation cells on April 13. Detainees have told their lawyers that every prisoner is participating in the nearly three-month-old protest, and, as one put it in a New York Times op-ed, they "will not eat until they restore my dignity" and begin releasing people. read more