Rolling Stone reporter and TYT contributor Michael Hastings shares his tense encounter with Rahm Emanuel while covering the Obama 2012 re-election campaign. Cenk Uygur and Michael Shure dig into President Obama and the National Rifle Association struggling for PR power in the gun control debate, and state Sen. Heather Steans discusses the possibility of legalizing same-sex marriage in Illinois. Plus, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon sees his salary cut in half after huge financial losses for the company — except he’s still making millions of dollars.
Cenk Uygur talks to David Segal of Demand Progress about Aaron Swartz, the organization’s founder. Swartz committed suicide last week, just a few months before facing draconian federal charges for computer crimes. watch video
Cenk Uygur talks to state Sen. Heather Steans, D-Ill., about the marriage equality bill she has co-sponsored and seems poised to pass in Illinois. watch video
BuzzFeed correspondent Michael Hastings plays an exclusive audio recording of a confrontation he had with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the midst of covering President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign. watch video
Check out additional articles, video, and graphics from tonight’s show! Rolling Stone’s Michael Hastings shares exclusive audio of a heated confrontation with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. read post