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Hayes explains ‘Obamacare for Dummies’ at ‘Fox and Friends’

Friday night on “All In with Chris Hayes,” host Chris Hayes tried to demystify what the Affordable Care Act does and does not do and make it so simple that even a “dummy” or someone who works at “Fox and Friends” can understand it. In this instance, the hosts of…

Chris Hayes declares Francis to be ‘the best pope ever’

Chris Hayes of the MSNBC show “All In with Chris Hayes” said on Thursday that he thinks Pope Francis, who has only been in office for a few months, is the “best pope ever.” Francis has been calling and talking to individuals personally by phone. He has declared that atheists…

NYC mayoral candidate hammers Bloomberg: His sense of noblesse oblige ‘is being rejected hourly’

New York City Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio slammed outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) on Monday, not just for remarks accusing him of running a racist campaign, but for what he called a fit of defensiveness that surfaced during a Bloomberg interview with New York Magazine. “His sort of…

Alan Grayson tells Chris Hayes: Syria ‘is simply not our problem’

Highlighting the divide between progressives on the question of a U.S. military strike against Syria, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) squared both MSNBC host Chris Hayes and former Democratic National Committee spokesperson Karen Finney on Thursday, assuring them that failing to get congressional approval for an attack would not make President…

Graphic Syria video shows children’s corpses after alleged chemical weapon strike

On Wednesday evening’s edition of “All In with Chris Hayes,” host Chris Hayes showed video of what is alleged to be a chemical weapon attack on rebels by the Syrian government. According to reports, ten villages to the north and east of Damascus were hit by missiles tipped with some…

Gay playwright calls out Chris Hayes for dismissing LGBT boycott of Russian Olympics

Tony award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein slammed MSNBC host Chris Hayes on Wednesday over the way “All In with Chris Hayes” dismissed proposed boycotts of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia over the country’s draconian anti-LGBT laws that ban “gay propaganda.” Fierstein said that to award Russia the…

Glenn Greenwald: Snowden’s revelations ‘not espionage in any real sense of the word’

Reporter Glenn Greenwald, who broke the story about phone and internet surveillance by the National Security Agency (NSA) thanks to information provided by former contractor Edward Snowden, criticized the federal charges brought against him in a phone interview with MSNBC host Chris Hayes on Friday. “I think it’s very surprising…

Chris Hayes explains why Citizens United is the real scandal behind the IRS scandal

MSNBC host Chris Hayes on Monday night explained how the Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United ruling lead to the current IRS scandal. The IRS on Friday admitted that it had targeted tea party groups applying to be social welfare nonprofits with extra scrutiny. Hayes said the Citizens United ruling obscured…

Chris Hayes: Rand Paul’s Howard University speech worse than ‘Accidental Racist’

On his show Wednesday night, MSNBC host Chris Hayes mocked Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) speech to Howard University by comparing it to the new country song “Accidental Racist.” Both attempted racial outreaches were admirable, he said, but that didn’t prevent them from also being cringe-worthy. In his speech to black…

Chris Hayes: American public wants to increase or maintain government spending despite rhetoric

Chris Hayes began his Sunday show by discussing a recent Pew Research poll that asked Americans whether they wanted to increase, decrease, or maintain funding levels for various government programs. While in the abstract Americans often advocate for cuts, when asked about specifics in a poll conducted between Feb. 13…

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