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House Republicans leery of 'Obamacare' defunding idea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Tea Party-inspired plan to kill President Barack Obama's healthcare law by forcing a government shutdown unless funds to implement the law are denied has not gained traction among senior Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, lawmakers said on Wednesday.Full story

GOP honors March on Washington but not its legislative spirit

  Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, joins Martin Bashir to discuss how today’s bipartisan remembrance of the 1963 March on Washington underscores how little Republicans are doing to correct many of the social ills still facing minorities in America.

Obama’s one-sided bargain

President Obama unveiled a new "grand bargain" on jobs today. The only problem: only one side is willing to bargain. Full story

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39th time not the charm for GOP in repealing Obamacare

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  Dreamers message to Steve King

Maricela Aguilar delivered a cantaloupe to Rep. Steve King after his controversial comments on immigration.

  3: The US economy: What lies ahead

A Meet the Press roundtable predicts what lies ahead for the American economy and how the debt ceiling showdown will unfold.

  MTP panel on economy: Recovery at an 'anemic pace'

A Meet the Press roundtable debates the current state of jobs and the economy.

  Henry Winkler asks Ed about voter suppression

In Ask Ed Live tonight, the Fonz himself, Henry Winkler, sends in a question to Ed Schultz about voter suppression. Ed also discusses his hope to play golf with Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, and thier game time conversation.

  Why do Steve King’s comments on immigrants matter?

Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, was put under heavy criticism this past week over comments he made on immigrants. Raul Reyes and Robert Traynham breakdown all the reasons they feel Rep. King’s comments matter with MSNBC’s Ari Melber.

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Lewis, flanked by Pelosi, Boehner, pauses during remarks on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom at the U.S. Capitol in Washington
Lewis, flanked by Pelosi, Boehner, pauses during remarks on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

U.S. Representative John Lewis (D-GA) , flanked by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) , pauses during remarks on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, July 31, 2013. The centerpiece of the

U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks during an exclusive interview with Face The Nation in his Capitol office in Washington
U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks during an exclusive interview with Face The Nation in his Capitol office in Washington

U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) speaks during an exclusive interview with Face The Nation in his Capitol office in Washington on July 19, 2013 in this CBS photo released on July 21, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Usher/CBS News/Handout via Reuters (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS MEDIA) NO SALES

John Boehner Holds Weekly Press Briefing At The Capitol
John Boehner Holds Weekly Press Briefing At The Capitol

House Speaker John Boehner arrives to speak to the media during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, July 11, 2013 in Washington.