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Democrats tout encouraging news on Obamacare

Democrats tout encouraging news on Obamacare

07/20/13 08:32AM

The House voted to delay two key parts of the Affordable Care Act this week. In response, the Obama administration is emphasizing health care reform's real-world benefits. Talking Points Memo’s Sahil Kapur, and Josh Archambault from the conservative... watch

Obama addresses ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws

Obama addresses ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws

07/20/13 08:24AM

In his speech about race and Trayvon Martin, President Obama questioned the “Stand Your Ground” laws.  Steve Kornacki’s panelists look at his comments and discuss whether fighting the laws is realistic. Former North Dakota Sen. Byron Dorgan also joins... watch

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, second from right, is escorted to a waiting security vehicle outside of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Monday, July 15, 2013, after appearing for a hearing at his court martial. (Photo by Patrick Semansky/AP)

Aiding the enemy charge allowed in trial of Bradley Manning

07/18/13 11:33AM

A military judge declined Thursday to drop the charge against Private First Class Bradley Manning that he aided the enemy when he leaked classified documents to WikiLeaks three years ago. Manning has said that he gave the documents to the organization to spark a conversation about America’s actions abroad and that he did not intend for the information to benefit terrorist groups. read more

wiley and morial

'Justice is not just for Trayvon Martin'

07/14/13 02:39PM

Maya Wiley of the Center for Social Inclusion told Up host Steve Kornacki why she believes a civil lawsuit against George Zimmerman is likely now that he has been found not guilty of second-degree murder in the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. For Martin's parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, their son's death is about more than just one life. "Justice is not just for Trayvon Martin," Wiley said. "Justice here is to make sure that black people can walk down the streets of America, innocent and unarmed, and not be afraid that they are going to be killed." read more

Doug Wilder

Fmr. Va. governor: 'America can't stand this kind of justice'

07/14/13 02:37PM

George Zimmerman has been found not guilty of second0degree murder in the killing of Trayvon Martin, and on Saturday's Up, former Virginia Gov. Doug Wilder, a Democrat and the first African-American ever elected to a governor’s office, spoke with Steve Kornacki about the verdict and offered some context based on his own experience. Wilder said of the tragedy and the outcome. “It's not just a shame on what's happened in Florida," he said. "America can't stand this kind of justice. People around the world will look at us and say, 'What were you talking about when you tell us how to behave?'" read more

Trayvon Martin's parents respond on Twitter

Trayvon Martin's parents respond on Twitter

07/14/13 09:35AM

MSNBC’s Toure, Mychal Denzel Smith of The Nation, former prosecutor and criminal defense attorney Seema Iyer, and Maya Wiley of the Center for Social Inclusion talk about the Martin family’s tweets in the aftermath of the jury’s verdict Saturday night. watch

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