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As the one-year anniversary of the Newtown massacre approaches, activists joined forces in a new campaign urging Americans to get loud on gun control after a year of legislative setbacks.
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America teamed up with Mayors Against Illegal Guns in the TV ad, “No More Silence,” warning of more shooting tragedies to come without stricter regulations in place.
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Ed Pilkington, U.S. chief reporter for The Guardian, talks with Rachel Maddow about what leaked documents have revealed about conservative policy group, ALEC.
Chris interviews Michelle Rhee about whether education reform can truly address America’s lack of social mobility.
Got a question for President Obama? Now is your chance to ask him.
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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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.
Could all the attention on Wal-Mart and the Black Friday fiasco affect campaigns for increased minimum wage?
This morning Obama administration officials detailed a series of software and hardware upgrades that they claim will create a “greatly improved consumer experience” throughout the Affordable Care Act website. (Photo by JAE C. HONG/AP)