In the old America, men decided what was best for women. In the new America, women speak for themselves. — Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, How Wendy Davis can break up Texas’ boys club
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It’s the worst congress ever - but it doesn’t have to be that way. Chris Hayes explains.
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Hardball host Chris Matthews will sit down for a Q&A with the commander-in-chief on Thursday at American University in Washington, D.C. During the town hall-style interview, Obama will also answer students’ questions, in addition to some of yours, via the official “Let’s Play Hardball” group on msnbc.com.
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Three African-American teenagers arrested and charged with disorderly conduct last week believe they were unfairly targeted by police.
The basketball players said they were waiting for a bus in Rochester, NY, to take them to a scrimmage when police asked them to leave the area. When 17-year-old Deaquon Carelock and 16-year-olds Raliek Redd and Wan’Tauhjs Weathers pushed back against the officer’s request, saying they were following instructions from their coach, police arrested them.
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Last week in my open letter I promised to send Washington reporter Michelle Cottle a syllabus on black feminism in response to her calling First Lady Michelle Obama a “feminist nightmare.” Here is my suggested reading list. - Melissa Harris-Perry
In what is believed to be the first lawsuit of its kind, the American Civil Liberties Union is suing the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and a Catholic hospital in Michigan for negligence in treating a woman with dangerous pregnancy complications.
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Ryan Grim, The Huffington Post’s Washington bureau chief, talks with Rachel Maddow about whether the 113th Congress will do anything in the year’s final days.