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Romney outpaces Obama in May fundraising

Romney outpaces Obama in May fundraising

06/06/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney’s campaign reports that they raked in nearly $77 million in May compared to President Obama’s $60 million war chest. Carl Cannon, editor of Real Clear Politics, joins NOW w/ Alex Wagner to sift through the campaign fund raising numbers. watch

Fast and Furious hearing gets heated

Fast and Furious hearing gets heated

06/06/12 08:00PM

NBC News correspondent Kelly O’Donnell reports from Capitol Hill where Attorney General Eric Holder and Rep. Darrell Issa got into a heated exchange over the Obama administration's handling of the Fast and Furious program. watch

Political Swiss cheese

Political Swiss cheese

06/06/12 04:54PM

Political pundits are spending the day trying to read the tea leaves to see what Governor Scott Walker's win means for President Obama in November. At the moment, the narrative has as many holes as Swiss cheese.Based on some of the NBC News exit polls it appears that the President still has the backing of the Badger state. When asked... read more

Biden who?

06/06/12 04:28PM

Apparently Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill are not as well known around America as some of us thought. Last night Mrs. Biden inadvertently insulted community college students while trying to explain why some of her students don't know she's married to the Vice President. The Second Lady quickly caught her mistake, but the... read more

What does Wisconsin mean?

06/06/12 11:42AM

In the permanent campaign of today’s brass knuckle politics, it means a happy day for Republicans and a downbeat day for Democrats.But even if you only care about winning the next heavyweight contest, Wisconsin is a poor guide to future performance in November.No question, Scott Walker’s win is a personal triumph. But it hardly makes his... read more

NOW Today: "All politics is local"

NOW Today: "All politics is local"

06/06/12 07:11AM

Scott Walker is Wisconsin's governor.With 99% of polls reporting, the spread is sweeping 53-46, casting serious doubt on talks of recount challenges. As is to be expected, Republicans voiced strong support and encouragement for both Walker and his agenda last night, while Democrats are actively trying to spin the vote.But there is an... read more

Florida voter purge déjà vu

Florida voter purge déjà vu

06/05/12 08:00PM

Rolling Stone magazine’s Eric Bates and The Nation’s Ari Berman join NOW w/ Alex Wagner after the Department of Justice called on Florida election officials to halt their voter purge. It’s not the first time in Florida’s voting history that citizens... watch

That Just Happened!: Who are Mr. and Mrs....

That Just Happened!: Who are Mr. and Mrs. Biden?

06/05/12 08:00PM

It appears that not many Americans know much about Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill. The NOW w/ Alex Wagner panelists discuss how a number of Miss America pageant contestants were unable to name Joe Biden as the Vice President of the United... watch

Scott Walker: The GOP’s new rising star?

Scott Walker: The GOP’s new rising star?

06/05/12 08:00PM

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker prevailed in his state’s recall election on Tuesday, but is he now gunning for a prime speaking slot at the Republican National Convention in Tampa this year? Commentator Abby Huntsman Livingston, MSNBC host Ed Schultz, The... watch

Divided, We Stand

Divided, We Stand

06/05/12 06:20PM

On the show today we talked about a new poll that shows Americans are at odds with each other politically like never before. In the 25 years Pew Research has conducted the survey, which asks voters 48 values questions, the gap between Democrats and Republicans has never been wider. In fact, the poll shows it's been steadily increasing since... read more

Trending NOW

06/05/12 06:49AM

Big day in Wisconsin...Magid CPI: Case 'far from' over: Canada to seek extradition of dismemberment suspect; Diamond Jubilee: UK's queen to cut a lonely figure at jubilee service; Wisconsin Recall: All eyes on Wisconsin governor's recall election Google: Wisconsin recall; miss usa; bath saltsTwitter: ... read more

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