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A place for faith-based policy?

A place for faith-based policy?

04/19/12 08:00PM

David Javerbaum, the executive producer of The Daily Show, joins NOW w/ Alex Wagner to share the details of his book “The Last Testament: A Memoir By God,” as they discuss how conservatives are integrating their religious faith into public policy. watch

Romney the best bet for the economy?

Romney the best bet for the economy?

04/19/12 08:00PM

The NOW w/ Alex Wagner panel - including Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson, Chicago Sun-Times’ Lynn Sweet, Salon’s Steve Kornacki, and BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith - analyze presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s economic strengths and his... watch

Gingrich not giving up on GOP race

Gingrich not giving up on GOP race

04/19/12 08:00PM

What Just Happened?!: Newt Gingrich has promised that he will remain in the GOP presidential race until the very end, but will he run out of steam before reaching the finish line? watch

Post-script: The GOP Budget's lack of 'moral criteria'

04/19/12 02:20PM

Weeks after making access to contraception into a "War on Religion" the Catholic Church has again decided to weigh in on policy. In a letter to the House this week, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops criticized the budget put forward by Congressman Paul Ryan, saying that it failed to meet certain "moral criteria" by cutting back on programs that serve the hungry, poor, and unemployed.In particular, the Bishops found Ryan's targeting of programs like the Federal Food Stamp Program unacceptable. "These cuts are unjustified and wrong," they wrote. read more

NOW Today: Not going away

04/19/12 06:55AM

It's a busy morning at NOW.We're going to look at the Secret Service scandal, which is not going away, heating up, and has now claimed 3 agent's careers and interviews with the women involved. Some politicians want to paint this on the White House, which seems unfair but there's always an argument to be made, I guess.Plus - we shined the spotlight on ALEC last week, which we described as a group that has effectively turned lawmaking into a commodity. read more

Trending NOW

04/19/12 06:47AM

Ted Nugent is probably going to have a very bad day.Magid CPI: Television Host Dick Clark Dies at 82; Three Secret Service agents out in sex scandal; 2012 Election: Romney assails president steps from site of Obama's re-nomination Google: ted nugent; dick clark; obama dog Twitter: Ted Nugent; American Bandstand; Dick ClarkYouTube Politics: Test of Fire: Election 2012 (Official HD Version - Catholic)Billboard (Hot 100): Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra; We Are Young - fun. read more

ALEC stands down on 'Stand Your Ground'

ALEC stands down on 'Stand Your Ground'

04/18/12 08:00PM

After losing support from prominent corporate sponsors, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is opting to step aside from backing controversial "Stand Your Ground" gun laws and voter ID registration. The NOW w/ Alex Wagner panelists weigh... watch

Keystone company proposes new pipeline route

Keystone company proposes new pipeline route

04/18/12 08:00PM

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell, Janette Sadik-Khan of the New York City Department of Transportation, and environmentalist David de Rothschild discuss green initiatives in light of a new pipeline route proposal submitted by the company behind the... watch

Follow the Leader

Follow the Leader

04/18/12 06:01PM

President Obama has a new shadow.  Team Romney is kicking off the general election with a strategy called "bracketing." Essentially, it means photocopying the President's schedule and showing up everywhere the President goes -- before, during and after the event takes place. Take a listen to Romney spokesman Ryan Williams speaking on a conference call with reporters this morning:The strategy is well underway. That conference call was framed as "welcoming" the President to Ohio, as the White House had scheduled a speech near Cleveland this afternoon. read more

Citigroup Shareholders to CEO Pandit: Sorry, Vikram

Citigroup Shareholders to CEO Pandit: Sorry, Vikram

04/18/12 03:56PM

Have owners of Citigroup stock been affected by the Occupy Wall Street bug? On Tuesday, more than half the bank’s shareholders gave a strong no-confidence vote to Chief Executive Vikram Pandit’s $15-million pay package.The vote, while non-binding, marks the first time a financial giant’s stock owners have joined forces to oppose super-sized compensation.As one shareholder told The New York Times, “C.E.O.’s deserve good pay but there’s good pay, and there’s obscene pay.”In a statement released after the annual shareholders meeting in Dallas, Citigroup said its board and senior management “will read more

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