Iran's President Hasan Rouhani addressed the UN General Assembly today, and responded to yesterday's critique of the nuclear deal by President Trump, who'd called the agreement "an embarrassment to the US." Rouhani called it "reprehensible that the US has the audacity to preach to peaceful nations [about] a new model for global interactions… cheered by the world." Michael Crowley, senior foreign affairs correspondent at Politico, joins us from Washington.
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A man holds up a sign that reads "silence" as rescue personnel look for people underneath the
rubble of a collapsed building after an earthquake hit Mexico City, Mexico September 19, 2017.
Photo by Claudia Daut/Reuters
In Mexico City today, responders are still searching for survivors of buildings collapsed by yesterday's massive, 7.1 earthquake. Dozens of children were killed and more are still missing after the collapse of the Enrique Rebsamen elementary school. We get an update as the city digs out from the rubble.
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On the road to SCOTUS: Politics trumps the law Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away. The Supreme Court may see cases involving abortion, health care and the limits of presidential power. Can Democrats use upcoming hearings to dramatize what’s at stake--before November’s elections?
Politics and ‘incivility’ One Democrat wants Trump aides confronted in public over separating immigrant families. But her party’s leaders call that “incivility.” The question is: does moderation accomplish real change -- or is it a smokescreen for the status quo? When it comes to achieving racial equality, what’s worked and what hasn’t?
Family migration and the politics of incivility Separating immigrant families at the border may be something new, but the US has never extended the “Good Neighbor Policy” to Central America. Clinton and Bush discouraged newcomers, and Obama was called, “Deporter in Chief.” We’ll provide context ignored in mainstream media coverage.
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