Democrat from New York
The Rev. Al Sharpton, a minister based in New York City, is founder of the National Action Network civil rights organization. He is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host and he hosts MSNBC Politics Nation. Sharpton has run for the U.S. Senate and was a Democratic candidate for president in 2004.
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Increasingly, state Sen. Nikiya Harris is making a push to raise the minimum wage in Wisconsin.
Here is a recent look at claims related to the minimum wage from elsewhere, and how they fared on the Truth-O-Meter.
On Tuesday's PoliticsNation, host Al Sharpton and guests Rep. Jim McDermott and Goldie Taylor confused their talking points.
On Tuesday's PoliticsNation, host Al Sharpton and guest Goldie Taylor confused debt with deficit.
As Democrats launch their drive to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, here's a look at some of the claims -- from both sides -- you're likely to see repeated.
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