Republican lawmakers have a message for those who want the party to soften its emphasis on social conservatism in hopes of reaching a wider national audience: Not so fast.Full story
Affirmative action has been a pet issue for some of our Supreme Court justices and they just may now have the chance they've been waiting for. The guests talk about whether the country is seeing affirmative action challenges because people really think we’re in a color-blind society.
Martin Bashir reports that GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s wife’s financial connections with Dominos is just the latest example of the Republican-Big Pizza connection – which, despite the obvious allure, hasn’t done much to help beyond raising dough.
Rachel Maddow reports on a quarry pool in England with a dangerously toxic pH level but an inviting color swimmers can't resist, so town official dyed the water black.
NBC News’ Kasie Hunt and the Washington Post’s Ann Gearan join Hardball to discuss new allegations that members of Hillary Clinton’s security details were involved with prostitutes while on official trips in foreign countries while on duty.
Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of George Zimmerman. Faith Jenkins, Kendall Coffey, and Marshall Hennington join Rev. Sharpton to discuss.
Melissa Harris-Perry talks about recent comments from former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney about Hurricane Sandy, and other moments that made her go “wow, seriously?” this week.
Congressman Michele Bachmann speaks next to U.S. Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney during a rally at Crofton Industries in Portsmouth, Virginia in this May 3, 2012 file photo. Bachmann, the firebrand conservative 2012 presidential contender, announced Ma
Congressman Michele Bachmann speaks next to U.S. Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney during a rally at Crofton Industries in Portsmouth, Virginia in this May 3, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Mark Makela/Files
MOUNT VERNON, OH - OCTOBER 10: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney listens as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks to the crowd at Ariel Corporation on October 10, 2012 in Mount Vernon, Ohio. Romney is campaigning in Ohio with less than a month to go before the