A Republican congressman on the Agriculture Committee, who voted against food stamps, has received millions in government subsidies for his farm. Full story
When you look at the rest of the industrialized world, the tax burden of the United States is rather low. Another ally of the U.S., Great Britain, on the other hand pays a lot more of its GDP toward taxes. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell breaks it all down in his latest Rewrite.
Modern American Republicans worship Margaret Thatcher, but MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell shows how the late British conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was to the left of American Democratic Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton and way, way to the left of the current Republican party.