Congressman John Yarmuth, D-Ky., talks about his emotional apology for government “silence” on gun control following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Michael “Epic Politics Man” Shure has the latest on fiscal cliff negotiations. Have President Obama and John Boehner almost come to an agreement while the U.S. has been focused on guns? Los Angeles attorney Dale Galipo weighs in on the officers cleared of all charges after shooting and killing an unarmed 19-year-old. Ana Kasparian talks about retailers selling bulletproof backpacks, Instagram is causing an uproar for a change in its terms of service that could mean your photos in their ads, and an Auckland billboard tells Jesus it’s time to come out. Plus, NBC News correspondent Richard Engel is freed after five days of captivity in Syria.
Cenk talks to Dale Galipo, a lawyer representing the family of Kendrec McDade, a Pasadena, Calif., man who was shot by police. watch video
Cenk Uygur gets Aggressive Progressive about President Obama’s appointment of Michael Taylor as “food safety czar” at the FDA, even though he was previously a lobbyist for Monsanto. watch video
Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., tells Cenk Uygur he regrets allowing the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., to dissuade him from immediately speaking out about the need for stronger gun control laws. watch video
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