Mayor Emanuel, City Council Approve Ordinance to Increase Minimum Wage in Chicago
Mayor Emanuel, City Council approve ordinance to increase minimum wage in Chicago to $13 by 2019. Sun-Times reporter, Fran Spielman questions Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Patrick O'Connor on the minimum wage ordinance.
GOP House Leader Steve Scalise Courted White Supremacists
An aide to House GOP majority whip Steve Scalise admits Republican House Leader Scalise likely spoke at a 2002 conference hosted by former KKK leader "David Duke" before the Neo-Nazi/White Supremacist group. Political reporter Benjy Sarlin joins to discuss.
Montel Williams: Rep. Tom Coburn 'Disgraces' Veterans by Blocking Bill
Tom Coburn's final act as a U.S. senator hurts thousands of veterans by blocking a bill to help suicide prevention. Ed Schultz is joined by Montel Williams who gives an impassioned plea for the need for Congress to help our veterans.
First Muslim Tapped to Serve on House Intel Committee
Indiana Rep Andre Carson will be the first Muslim to serve on House intelligence committee. House Democratic leader Pelosi announced she would name Carson to panel at weekly caucus meeting on Tuesday, according to two senior House Democratic leadership aides. Keith Ellison was the first Muslim member elected to Congress in 2006.