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Tip to the Wags?

04/24/12 03:05PM

If you thought you saw NOW on a different channel last night, your eyes were not lying. In the Colbert Report's "Tip of the Hat, Wag of the Finger" segment, Stephen Colbert went digging into the NOW vault and pulled a clip from our Aprill 11th show. Alex was discussing a controversial Arizona bill that redefines pregnancy as beginning two weeks before conception. In Colbert's mind, those pro-life Republicans redefined themselves as "pre-life."Check out the segment below (NOW clip at 2:35). Colbert, we tip our hats to you and your staff for tuning in. read more

NOW Today: Goodbye Gingrich?

04/24/12 07:00AM

You might not know it - but there's actually several primaries today, with hundreds of delegates up for grabs. Funny how quickly things can change in a primary fight.Technically, of course, there are still three GOP contenders vying for the nomination.  While Ron Paul isn't expected to bow out of the race anytime soon (if ever), we do expect Newt Gingrich to hang his hat at some point. read more

Trending NOW

04/24/12 06:45AM

Well Mr. Cameron - good luck!Magid CPI: James Cameron and Investors Seek to Lasso and Mine an Asteroid; Ex-US presidential hopeful John Edwards goes on trial; 2012 Election: Romney could shut out remaining GOP rivals in next primary round Google: john edwards; jennifer hudson; nfl draft Twitter: Happy Pretending Day; James Murdoch; Good Morning TweepsYouTube Politics: From 'Hope' to Hypocrisy: The Senator Who Became A SelloutBillboard (Hot 100): Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra; We Are Young - fun. read more

Federal vs. State: Round Two

04/23/12 08:42PM

Monday marked the two-year anniversary of Arizona’s controversial immigration law, known as S.B. 1070, and on Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments as to whether it goes too far.The law requires police officers to check the immigration status of people they stop and suspect of being in the country illegally. read more

C'est importante: Why France's presidential elections matter

04/23/12 04:02PM

By Jacqueline CalayagFrance’s Nicolas Sarkozy is in danger of becoming the nation’s first one-term president in more than 30 years. Sarkozy narrowly lost Sunday’s first round of elections to Socialist candidate Francois Hollande. A runoff election will be held May 6th.Hollande garnered 28.6% of the vote to Sarkozy’s 27.2%. Coming in third, with nearly 1 in 5 votes (17.9%) was Marine Le Pen of the far-right, anti-immigration National Front Party.  News outlets in the U.S. read more

NOW Today: Two years later

04/23/12 06:47AM

On Friday's show we spoke to Fmr. Florida Governor Charlie Crist (I), who discussed the ongoing effects of the BP oil spill, which is marking its two-year anniversary.  We discussed the myriad evidence suggesting the effects of the spill are still very much a factor in the Gulf, and how the recovery effort is progressing.Today, the former administrator of the BP claims facility, Ken Feinberg, joins the show. read more

Trending NOW

04/23/12 06:36AM

The start of many probable days of John Edwards news begins today.Magid CPI: Zimmerman released from jail in Trayvon Martin case; French election heads to run-off; Opening arguments set to begin in Edwards trial Google: colorectal cancer; john edwards; ted nugent Twitter: John Edwards; George Zimmerman; EuropeYouTube Politics: Ron Paul Walks In @ Soldiers & Sailor's Memorial Hall - 4/20/12Billboard (Hot 100): Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra; We Are Young - fun. read more

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