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What Just Happened?!

05/04/12 01:51PM

In comedy, nothing is predictable or off limits. The same goes for politics.  It's time to look back at the week and ask What Just Happened?! read more

NOW Today: Off to the races

05/04/12 07:03AM

We're off to the races...literally.The Kentucky Derby is this Saturday, which also marks the official kickoff of the President's re-election campaign (oh, and it's also Cinco de Mayo). read more

Trending NOW

05/04/12 06:50AM

Kentucky Derby AND Cinco de Mayo? As George Costanza would say, 'worlds are colliding.'Magid CPI: U.S. seeks solutions in China activist's case; Samsung unveils new Galaxy smartphone; Bin Laden's Last Days: Like 'Hitler in the Bunker' Google: kentucky derby; bin laden documents; cinco de mayo Twitter: Finally Friday; Today is Friday; Scarlett JohanssonYouTube Politics: Why does President Obama take so much credit for killing Bin Laden? Billboard (Hot 100): Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra; We Are Young - fun. read more

NOW and Later

NOW and Later

05/03/12 08:00PM

Alex talks to Patricia Murphy and Josh Tyrangiel about all the things they didn’t get to discuss on the air. watch

Veteran group 'swift boat' Obama

Veteran group 'swift boat' Obama

05/03/12 08:00PM

"Veterans For a Strong America" released an advertisement this week attacking President Obama that is reminiscent of the similar ads against Sen. John Kerry's 2004 presidential bid. watch

Income inequality gap widens

Income inequality gap widens

05/03/12 08:00PM

Timothy Noah, senior editor of The New Republic and author of "The Great Divergence," joins NOW with Alex Wagner as they discuss economic growth and opportunity for the middle class. watch

Big oil. Big influence.

05/03/12 07:18PM

When you think about it, oil plays a role in nearly every part of daily life. That computer you’re looking at was made with the help of oil. That beverage you’re drinking was shipped to you in a truck that runs on gasoline.  And for that reason, no energy company - or any corporation, for that matter - has more influence than ExxonMobil. read more

OMM's OMG over JCP ad

OMM's OMG over JCP ad

05/03/12 02:50PM

The group, One Million Moms, is taking aim against JC Penney again.The new target of their disaffection: a two-page ad in this month’s JCP catalog, featuring a lesbian couple named Wendi and Maggie (sporting wedding bands) with their arms around each other, posing with their two daughters and Wendi’s mom. read more

'Letters from Abbottabad'

'Letters from Abbottabad'

05/03/12 10:19AM

A collection of documents released just moments ago reveal that Osama Bin Laden had a difficult, strenuous relationship with al Qaeda affiliates around the globe, and that the terror leader struggled to reign control over his emissaries as the group became more splintered and widespread.Journalists are pooring over the documents as we speak, which are sure to generate news over the next hours and days. In the meantime, you can take a look at the report released to the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point here.  read more

NOW Today: A host of issues

05/03/12 06:55AM

Today on the show: A host of issues.We'll start with a look at our position in the world.  Our starting question - has the Obama team cracked the code to diplomacy?  From there we'll look at gay rights, which seem to have come to a forefront with the resignation of Romney aide Richard Grenell. (This could get worse before it goes away). Author Steve Coll will join to talk about his new book, "Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power."  He's got a pretty scathing assessment of the world's largest oil firm, and you'll be fascinated to learn the truth behind its operation. read more

Trending NOW

05/03/12 06:44AM

Junior Seau will be among the discussions on the show today.Magid CPI: Junior Seau found dead at California home; China: Blind activist wants to leave China 'on Clinton's plane'; California student left in cell for 5 days without food or water files $20M claim against DEAGoogle: junior seau found dead; kentucky derby; john edwardsTwitter: The Scream; National Day of Prayer; Family MattersYouTube Politics: Broken Promises: Jobs and the EconomyBillboard (Hot 100): Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra; We Are Young - fun. read more

Exxon influence and power

Exxon influence and power

05/02/12 08:00PM

Journalist Steve Coll, author of “Private Empire: Exxon Mobil and American Power,” discusses energy policy with the NOW panelists as they examine how big oil influence could potentially impact the 2012 presidential elections. watch

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