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Obama On Baltimore: 'This Is Not New'

President Barack Obama on Tuesday addressed the eruption of protests and riots in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray, condemning the violent demonstrations while acknowledging that the underlying problems plaguing the city are "not new" and will require national "soul-searching" to solve.

MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski Hounds Josh Earnest: 'Is Yemen Still A Success Story?'

Last September, during a speech outlining his plan to fight back the Islamic State, President Barack Obama told Americans to look at Yemen as a shining example of how U.S. counter-terrorism can triumph. "This strategy of taking out terrorists who threaten us, while supporting partners on the fro

MSNBC Panel Presses Earnest: Shouldn't You Stop Calling Yemen a Success Story?

Morning Joe cohost Mika Brzezinski and NBC News White House correspondent Chris Jansing challenged White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest Thursday morning to defend the Obama administration's position that Yemen is still a counterterrorism success story, even as it implodes.

Social Security Fight Heats Up In Maryland Senate Race

WASHINGTON -- It was a good thing Chris Van Hollen showed up. At a press conference Wednesday, Van Hollen, a House Democrat running for U.S. Senate in Maryland, stood to the side as Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) promoted a bill that would boost Social Security checks for many low-income seniors

Social Security Fight Heats Up In Maryland Senate Race

WASHINGTON -- It was a good thing Chris Van Hollen showed up. At a press conference Wednesday, Van Hollen, a House Democrat running for U.S. Senate in Maryland, stood to the side as Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) promoted a bill that would boost Social Security checks for many low-income seniors

Social Security Fight Heats Up In Maryland Senate Race

WASHINGTON -- It was a good thing Chris Van Hollen showed up. At a press conference Wednesday, Van Hollen, a House Democrat running for U.S. Senate in Maryland, stood to the side as Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) promoted a bill that would boost Social Security checks for many low-income seniors

Social Security Fight Heats Up In Maryland Senate Race

WASHINGTON -- It was a good thing Chris Van Hollen showed up. At a press conference Wednesday, Van Hollen, a House Democrat running for U.S. Senate in Maryland, stood to the side as Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) promoted a bill that would boost Social Security checks for many low-income seniors

Secret Service agents investigated after crash

Two Secret Service agents have been reassigned after allegations that they may have been drunk when they crashed through a security barricade at the White House. NBC senior White House correspondent Chris Jansing reports.

Video: Fallout from Netanyahu speech continues

NBC News correspondent Chris Jansing explains the political shock waves continuing to emanate from the Israeli prime minister's speech before Congress yesterday. NBC News correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin breaks down the nuts and bolts of the Iran nuclear deal. (Thomas Roberts)