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Rep. Jeffries on COVID-19 relief: GOP cares about the 'rich and shameless'

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 00:21

“What we’re dealing with here is a group of Republicans who care about promoting the lifestyles of the rich and shameless,” says Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of the GOP hypocrisy amid coronavirus relief negotiations.

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Rev. William Barber says Mitch McConnell, GOP have ‘disdain for the poor and low income’

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 23:49

On GOP inaction regarding a coronavirus relief bill, Rev. William Barber of the Poor People’s Campaign says, "People are sick of it. They're starting to recognize that these folk have a disdain for the poor and low income. It does not matter what your

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Joy: Trump, who failed incredibly in so many ways, does not belong on Mt. Rushmore

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 23:47

President Trump reportedly asked the governor of South Dakota what the process was to add additional presidents to Mt. Rushmore.

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Sherrod Brown calls Republican inaction on COVID-19 relief ‘cruel, stupid policy’

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 23:27

Americans across the country are worried about how they’re going to pay the rent or even buy food amid the ongoing pandemic. Sen. Sherrod Brown says Republican inaction on covid relief, is "both cruel, but also stupid policy. Ted Cruz is one of them but

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Nancy Pelosi on Trump’s executive actions: ‘What we’re seeing is illusion’

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 23:19

On Trump’s efforts to circumvent Congress and the coronavirus relief negotiations, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says, “What we’re seeing is illusion.” Pelosi explains that the president’s executive actions will not help Americans.

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‘There was a shooting’: Watch Trump walk out of briefing

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 22:13

President Trump is escorted out of the Briefing Room while addressing reporters. Moments later he returns to say “there was a shooting outside of the White House.”

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Trump returns to briefing after ‘shooting outside the White House’

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 22:06

President Trump returned to the briefing room after being abruptly escorted out by secret service. Upon return Trump announced that there was a “shooting outside the White House.”

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Geoffrey Canada: Cannot have ‘separate, unequal school systems’ around the country

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 22:00

President of the Harlem Children's Zone Geoffrey Canada discusses school reopenings, how the education system would look post COVID-19 and education inequality.

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Watch the moment President Trump abruptly ends briefing and leaves briefing room

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 21:56

President Trump abruptly ends briefing and leaves briefing room after "a shooting outside of the White House."

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Unrest erupts in downtown Chicago after man shot by police

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 21:49

NBC's Shaquille Brewster brings us the latest from the ground in Chicago after the unrest after a man was shot by police.

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Sen. Wyden: Governors 'concerned' about Trump's executive orders on COVID-19 relief

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 21:40

Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) discusses President Trump’s executive orders and shares the latest bipartisan statement from the Governors’ Association regarding COVID-19 relief.

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'Bad fruit': Actor Kendrick Sampson calls for new justice system

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 20:34

In the latest edition of “Fallback Friday,” actor and activist Kendrick Sampson joins MSNBC’s Ari Melber to discuss the renewed debate over harsh prison sentences, arguing “at the root of these systems is oppression” and that “a new seed needs to be

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New concerns over sending kids back to school

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 20:24

Arne Duncan, former Secretary of Education under the Obama Administration, joins MSNBC's Chris Jansing to discuss the concerns over children heading back to school amidst the pandemic.

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Women's groups brace for sexist, racist attacks on Biden's VP choice

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 19:52

As Joe Biden nears a decision on his vice presidential running mate, women’s groups are mobilizing to proactively combat the kind of “isms” that negatively impact women running for political office.

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Rep. Connolly: Trump 'explicit' in admission that mail-in voting is risk to his re-election

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 19:40

Congressman Gerry Connolly says it’s obvious why the Trump Administration is seeking to weaken the Postal Service: “We know from President Trump’s own lips that he believes voting by mail will hurt him and Republicans. He was explicit about that.”

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Chicago mayor tells looters 'we are coming for you' after night of violent protests

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 18:56

Violence erupted overnight in downtown Chicago after an officer-involved shooting sparked a face-off between protesters and police. Dozens of stores along Chicago's Miracle Mile were vandalized. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the looting was "straight

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‘Dropping tuition prices?’: College students reconsider high tuition costs in pandemic

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 17:49

The pandemic has forced many colleges and universities to move online, which has students questioning if it’s worth the same cost of tuition, NBC’s Savannah Sellers reports.

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Dr. Michael Osterholm: 'We'll see a tremendous number of ill people’ without a new lockdown

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 17:04

Dr. Michael Osterholm, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research Policy, is calling for a new shutdown to control the spread of the virus. He tells Andrea Mitchell that the lockdowns in the spring helped to slow down transmission, but we

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Rep. Lee: ‘Women are assertive, we're bold, yes, and we’re ambitious’

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 17:04

Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the criticisms of several of the major contenders to be Joe Biden's running mate, including the charges that some of the women are too ambitious. Rep. Lee echoes those who are

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Sen. Klobuchar slams Trump’s executive actions as an unconstitutional ‘gimmick’

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 17:01

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the latest on virus relief negotiations, saying that more needs to be done even after Trump took executive actions, a move she criticizes as an unconstitutional “gimmick", adding that Americans

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