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
BOSTON (Reuters) - The Republican underdog fighting for Massachusetts' open U.S. Senate seat in a Tuesday debate attacked his rival, a veteran Democratic congressman, over recently revealed programs in which federal agencies track Americans' use of phones and the Internet. Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation that would ban late-term abortions, a move that could alienate women from the conservative party. Full story
Martin Bashir explains that Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.– a man connected to two allegations of car theft -- should know better than anyone the misinformation that can result when you selectively leak information – as he’s done with testimony related to the IRS controversy.
The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank and Georgetown University’s Michael Eric Dyson discuss the Grand Ol’ Party of “stupid” is ignoring jobs – and instead “naval-gazing” on another anti-abortion bill that has no hope of passing.
Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., joins Martin Bashir to discuss whether any meaningful immigration reform bill can pass the House if, as Speaker Boehner demands, it must represent the will of a majority of House Republicans.
Despite the fact that President Obama has promised to veto the bill, on Tuesday the House held a symbolic vote to pass a ban on abortions after 20 weeks. Chris Hayes is joined by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee to talk about how bills like these serve as a distraction to the real issues Americans are facing
Republicans are using the Kermit Gosnell case to justify a 20-week abortion ban they are voting on in the House of Representatives. Stephanie Shriock of Emily’s List joins Rev. Sharpton to discuss the latest battles in the war on women’s health.
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 12: Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) meets with members of the press to answer questions at the U.S. Capitol June 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. Members of the House Republican leadership met with reporters following their weekly Republican Conference meeting.
U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talks to reporters as he departs following the weekly Republican caucus luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS MEDIA)
U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) departs following the weekly Republican caucus luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN)