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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,... 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)... 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... read more

Chinese dissident calls for US asylum

Chinese dissident calls for US asylum

05/02/12 08:00PM

After blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng asked for asylum on Thursday upon leaving the US embassy in China, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State P.J. Crowley joins NOW with Alex Wagner, along with Daily News columnist S.E. Cupp, former... watch

Bachmann to endorse Romney

Bachmann to endorse Romney

05/02/12 08:00PM

Former GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is slated to endorse her former competitor Mitt Romney on Thursday. The NOW panelists discuss her endorsement and the fallout after an openly-gay foreign policy spokesman for the Romney campaign made... watch

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

Capitol dysfunction

05/02/12 05:26PM

The title of Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein's new book aptly sums up the atmosphere in Washington: "It's Even Worse Than it Looks."Mann, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Ornstein, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, spoke with Alex today and argued that the Republican party is largely to blame... read more

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