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19-year-old Zach Wahls defends marriage equality

Speaking to the Iowa House of Representatives, 19-year-old Zach Wahls gave an impassioned speech defending marriage equality and his two mothers. Though his words were compelling, the lawmakers still voted in favor of ending civil unions in the state.…

Keith Olbermann bids farewell to MSNBC

MSNBC news anchor Keith Olbermann gives his last sign-off on the network after his contract was not extended. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Snow causes building collapse

In Easton, Mass., Triton Technologies employees heard cracking and metal bending and escaped before their building collapsed under the weight of heavy snow. Everyone got out safely. Watch the raw footage below.…

Regrets on invading Iraq? Rumsfeld has ‘none’

In his soon-to-be-released memoir, former Dept. of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld lashes out against Condoleeza Rice, Colin Powell and former US Administrator to Iraq, Paul Bremer.…

Rand Paul compares Tea Party activists to Abolitionists

In his first speech on the Senate Floor, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) compared the work of Abolitionists in the 19th century to the Tea Party movement and their goal of controlling Washington’s spending.…

Bush daughter supports same-sex marriage

Barbara Bush, daughter of former President George W. Bush, stars in a new campaign in support of same-sex marriage. Jeff Glor reports.…

Exclusive: Wasserman Schultz calls GOP abortion bill ‘a violent act against women’

WASHINGTON – Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) on Monday tore into House Republicans for proposing legislation that would limit access to abortion coverage for some rape victims. The Florida Democrat, a rising star in her party and vice chair of the Democratic National Committee, is a leading voice on women’s…

Lieberman: ‘It’s time to turn the page’

At a press conference Wednesday, Lieberman confirmed prior reports of his intent to retire. He said he was looking forward to a “new chapter” in his life and urged Americans to work together despite their differences. This video is from MSNBC.com, broadcast Jan. 19, 2010.…

Alabama’s new GOP governor: If you’re not a Christian, you’re not my brother

Alabama Republican Governor Robert Bentley was sworn in Monday and wasted no time in offending his constituents. Speaking to Dexter Street King Memorial Baptist Church, a church once led by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Bentley declared himself to be the governor of all Alabamians, but added that non-Christians were…

Fox pundit: Palin admitted political discourse can cause violence

Fox News contributor Mara Liasson said Sunday that while defending use of gun imagery, Fox News employee Sarah Palin actually admitted that political discourse can cause violence. Following a shooting in Tucson, Arizona that left six dead and Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) in the hospital, Sarah Palin attacked critics who…

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