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Can Congress compromise on debt ceiling...

Can Congress compromise on debt ceiling debate?

05/16/12 08:00PM

As the Congressional leadership gears up for a likely partisan battle over the nation's debt limit, North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad, a Democrat who chairs the Senate Budget Committee, joins NOW w/ Alex Wagner to discuss the conflicting terms on how to... watch

Rust belt rhetoric

05/16/12 04:30PM

Vice President Biden showed today why the President may need him on the ticket this year. After a rough week and a half, and following some speculation in the press he could be dropped by the Obama campaign, the Vice President returned to the campaign trail today and delivered a personal and passionate pitch to Ohio voters. He spoke to blue... read more

NOW that's a tie!

NOW that's a tie!

05/16/12 04:18PM

With former governors, a party chairman, and a Pulitzer Prize winner on today's show, you can imagine there were spirited discussions on pretty much every subject (case in point, the clip below). One of our guests, in particular, made a mark - none other than Fmr. Gov. Ed Rendell, whose tie took everyone aback in the green room.There you... read more

Got your 6

05/16/12 03:54PM

In military slang, “got your six” means “I’ve got your back.” And a recent publicity campaign, launched with the help of some well-known actors and entertainers, uses that phrase to draw attention to the two million or so Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans transitioning back to civilian life.For the last ten years, the U.S. has been at war in the... read more

NOW Today: Doubling down

05/16/12 06:53AM

It could be strategic, or it could be coincidental.Today President Obama will welcome lawmakers from both parties to the White House to discuss economic policy and the President's Congressional objectives. Top leaders from both sides will be in attendance, including Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Harry Reid, Sen. Mitch McConnell, and Speaker John... read more

Trending NOW

05/16/12 06:43AM

Seems a little early for Memorial Day to trend...but people can dream, right?Magid CPI: Facebook boosts IPO size by 25 percent, could top $16 billion; Court records say George Zimmerman had multiple injuries after Trayvon Martin's fatal shooting; Chicago police hunt newlywed husband in bride's stabbing death Google: memorial day; many... read more

Is he in or is he out?

Is he in or is he out?

05/15/12 09:12PM

Ron Paul's campaign is clarifying a message it sent to supporters late Monday signed, “For Liberty, Ron Paul.” The message read, in part: “Moving forward, we will no longer spend resources campaigning in primaries in states that have not yet voted.” Some media outlets began reporting that Paul had announced he was suspending his campaign. read more

The VP fight club

The VP fight club

05/15/12 08:00PM

MSNBC’s Alex Wagner and the NOW panel discuss Vice President Biden, the GOP veepstakes, and more on the 2012 horse race. watch

Rethinking the ways America welcomes home...

Rethinking the ways America welcomes home vets

05/15/12 08:00PM

The Huffington Post’s David Wood and author James Wright joins MSNBC’s NOW with Alex Wagner to talk about the need for Americans to do a better job welcoming home war veterans, and what makes this period of war different than previous wars in American... watch

Can Obama reach across the aisle?

Can Obama reach across the aisle?

05/15/12 08:00PM

President Obama is meeting with congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle today, but can they work their issues out? MSNBC’s Alex Wagner and the NOW panel discuss whether or not bipartisanship is still possible in Washington, especially during... watch

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