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NOW Today: Another debate?

03/29/12 07:20AM

So, the Supreme Court has wrapped up oral arguments in the case against the Affordable Care Act.  If the Court strikes down the mandate, at the very least the law would be very different - or, it could be tossed entirely.  We'll talk to Dr. Zeke Emanuel, the former White House Advisor for Health Policy - about the issues and the politics of it all.Plus - the pressure is mounting on Rick Santorum, as both George H.W. Bush and Marco Rubio's endorsements head to the ever more inevitable Mitt Romney. read more

Trending NOW

03/29/12 06:57AM

Have you heard the news? Anchorman 2 is happening - Ron Burgundy announced it last night on "Conan"Magid CPI: Police video shows George Zimmerman shortly after Trayvon Martin shooting; Will the Supreme Court let parts of health care law stand?; JetBlue Pilot charged over meltdown Google: marco rubio; obamacare; mega millions numbers Twitter: Tokyo Dome; Ron Burgundy; Rise & GrindYouTube Politics: DNC Ad: "Sworn American Enemy" Billboard (Hot 100): We Are Young - fun. read more

What Now?! Keystone rivals?

What Now?! Keystone rivals?

03/28/12 03:52PM

While the giant sleeps… With Congress and the Obama Administration deadlocked over how to proceed with the Keystone Pipeline, two private companies are planning on turning it into opportunity. Two energy companies have proposed new pipelines that could transport 850,000 barrels of crude oil a day from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries by the middle of 2014. They are productions that could help ease the nation’s high gasoline prices.Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners and Canada’s Enbridge already operate the Seaway Pipeline, which moved oil north from Texas to Oklahoma. read more

Living in the Shadows

Living in the Shadows

03/28/12 03:50PM

Do you ever think twice about driving a car? Or even going for a walk? For the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, these routine activities are a huge source of anxiety. Why? Because getting pulled over by a traffic cop can lead to more than a speeding ticket. read more

NOW Today: What if?

03/28/12 07:05AM

Many of us at NOW took some form of Constitutional Law in college, so we're hesitant to assign too much stress on what happened in yesterday's Supreme Court oral arguments on the Affordable Care Act. But when the best legal minds in the country say that the health care law is in trouble, it does beg the question of just how Americans will react - on both sides of the aisle - if the Chief Executive's signature domestic program is deemed illegal. read more

Trending NOW

03/28/12 06:53AM

Today's one of those days with a few great stories that you don't see everyday.  All of them are trending in some form or another.Magid CPI: The Supreme Court's Momentous Test; JetBlue flight diverted, passengers say captain restrained; Supporters of Florida neighborhood watch shooter wary of speaking out, fearing public backlashGoogle: jetblue pilot; magic johnson; lotto numbersTwitter: LA Dodgers; #MostAnnoyingSaying; Happy Birthday Lady GaGaYouTube Politics: "Care" (WI) - Restore Our Future Billboard (Hot 100): We Are Young - fun. read more

Finding a Statesman

03/27/12 03:50PM

"While the president is overseas I think it's appropriate that people not be critical of him or our country."-Rep. John Boehner, (R-OH) House SpeakerSpeaker Boehner this morning keeping himself above the political rhetoric after President Obama's hot mic incident in South Korea. read more

NOW Today: Double bullpen day

03/27/12 07:03AM

Now that the Justices appears to be in agreement that they can here the case against the Affordable Care Act, all eyes remain on the Supreme Court as it hears two hours of argument against the individual mandate.  We've asked Savannah Guthrie to join us on set to talk about what will just be wrapping up in the Court, and we'll discuss how the left and the right prepare to spin whatever the Court's decision is in June.  (Yes, even Supreme Court decisions are spun these days in Washington).Another special guest: Andrea Mitchell, who will debut in the Bullpen live from Havana. read more