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Warren blasts Ryan’s budget vision

Posted 04/7/2014

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is blasting Rep. Paul Ryan for his new budget, criticizing his vision for the country.

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Civil rights 50 years after the Civil Rights Act

Posted 04/7/2014

Sherrilyn Ifill and Marc Morial discuss the most important civil rights issues of our time, 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, in advance of the National Action Network’s annual convention.

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GOP gets a dose of reality

Posted 04/7/2014

New data shows the Affordable Care Act is working, as the uninsured rate dropped in the first quarter of 2014. Will that put a stop to the GOP attempts to repeal the law? It’s not looking likely so far. Fmr. Gov. Ed Rendell and Krystal Ball, host of

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Submission accomplished: Rumsfeld edition

Posted 04/7/2014

Why are Republican 2016 hopefuls continuing to court members of the Bush administration, including former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. Do they really think Americans want a return to those years?

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Democrats’ new line of attack

Posted 04/7/2014

Democrats are going all-in to expose the billionaire backers ready to get Republicans reelected to do their bidding in office. Will it work? Dana Milbank discusses.

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Key bridgegate figure ready to talk?

Posted 04/7/2014

Rev. Sharpton and a panel explore the potential ramifications of a new report that indicates a key figure in the bridgegate investigation, the man behind the bridge lane closures, may be on the verge of telling investigators his side of the story.

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Attorneys launch aggressive defense in porch shooting

Posted 04/4/2014

Defense attorneys representing Ted Wafer in the shooting of Renisha McBride launched an aggressive defense in pretrial hearings Friday, trying to have the judge dismissed over the appearance of impropriety and seeking to have evidence relating to question

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Rob Ford ‘stretching’ for an excuse

Posted 04/4/2014

Why did Toronto Mayor Rob Ford vote against a motion to congratulate Canada’s Winter Olympians? His excuse is a bit of a stretch… literally.

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Picking up where Dr. King left off

Posted 04/4/2014

On the 46th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rev. Sharpton explains why it’s time to pick up where Dr. King left off and continue fighting in his spirit until we all reach the “promised land” together.

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Rumsfeld: ‘What would I know?’

Posted 04/4/2014

Sharpton takes a look at a new documentary that reveals former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld never read the Bush administration memos dealing with “enhanced interrogation techniques” during his time in office.

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