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Fed to extend Operation Twist

Fed to extend Operation Twist

06/19/12 08:00PM

Mark Zandi, chief economist with Moody’s, joins NOW w/ Alex Wagner as they discuss how the Federal Reserve plans to extend Operation Twist, a program designed to lower long-term interest rates. watch

Sounds from the Trail

06/19/12 06:03PM

There are many reasons to miss unscripted, unpredictable and, at times, unbelievable moments from the GOP primary rollercoaster. But one thing that has mainly dried up since Mitt Romney claimed the nomination is good old retail politics: pressing flesh and kissing babies. It gives voters a chance to get to know the candidates more personally.... read more

Pre-existing information

06/19/12 05:17PM

As the Supreme Court prepares to hand down its decision on President Obama's Affordable Care Act, many Americans still don't know that much about the law.According to a Pew Poll released yesterday, about a third of respondents admitted to not understanding the law all that well. Part of the problem is opponents have spent a fortune... read more

NOW Today: Is a Vice Presidential pick underway?

06/19/12 07:02AM

Among the questions we're asking this morning: Is it a bus tour or spring training?Mitt Romney has been on 5-day bus tour since Friday, travelling across 6 swing states - all states President Obama won in 2008. Along the way, Romney's met up with several of the contenders on Romney's presumptive short list. Over the weekend it was... read more

On Offense on Immigration

06/18/12 05:34PM

Today President Obama defended the immigration policy he announced Friday, penning an opinion piece in Time. His administration's new policy halts the deportation of young illegal immigrants who were brought to America before 16 years of age, and are in good standing in school and have a clean criminal record.The op-ed argues the initiative... read more

Euro zone meddling

06/18/12 03:21PM

As President Obama pushes European leaders to clean up its fiscal mess, one of his top advisers is essentially telling the Romney campaign to butt out.During an appearance on the Sunday talk show circuit, David Plouffe criticized Romney Adviser Glenn Hubbard for writing an op-ed in a German newspaper, which questioned the President’s push for... read more

NOW Today: The agenda for Mexico

06/18/12 07:02AM

Early signs from overseas markets looked favorable in the aftermath of Greek elections, but this morning European and Asian markets are down from Friday's close - a reminder of the challenges that Greece and the Eurozone still face. It's a topic that will take up a significant amount of time as President Obama meets with G20 leaders in... read more

Trending NOW

06/18/12 06:43AM

Considerable traffic online for Rodney King, more than 24 hours after his surprising death.Magid CPI: Muslim Brotherhood claims victory in Egypt election; Rodney King Dead: Face Of LA Riots Dies At Age 47; Voters in Greece give pro-eurozone party win Google: Rodney King; NBA; WWETwitter: Rodney King; Webb Simpson; New DemocracyYouTube: amamzing... read more


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