I’ve just returned from Guantanamo, where my clients and a majority of the other 166 men there have been on hunger strike for over two months. Most of them have been cleared for release or will never be charged. But the Obama administration has refused to send them home.
I met with men who are weak and have lost between 30 and 40 pounds. They told me of other men who are skeletal and barely moving, who have coughed up blood, passed out, and one who tried to hang himself. read more
Francine Wheeler choked back tears while delivering the president's weekly address in Barack Obama's stead Saturday, sharing how her 6-year-old son Ben's tragic death turned her and her husband into gun control advocates. read more
Steve Kornacki and the Up team aren't the only people excited about tomorrow's show; legendary singer-songwriter Carole King took time to send a special message to Kornacki and let him know how much she's looking forward to being an #upper.
Steve Kornacki took time from preparations for the April 13 premiere of Up w/ Steve Kornacki to send a message to the early risers that take to Twitter to talk serious politics every weekend from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
The #Uppers are an essential part of what makes the show so special, and Kornacki knows it. “This is something that sprung up because this show means something to so many people who watch it,” he said. “They give it some kind of meaning because they’re getting some kind of meaning out of the show.” read more