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The partisan battle over women's rights,...

The partisan battle over women's rights, motherhood

04/15/12 08:00PM

MSNBC’s Alex Wagner talks with Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, about the “war on moms” that Republicans believe the President and Democrats are waging. The NOW panel responds to the Romney campaign’s rhetoric about women, and... watch

What Just Happened?!

04/13/12 04:52PM

Another candidate fell by the wayside in the race for the White House this week -- who has the stamina to stay in it to win it?  It's time to look back at What Just Happened: read more

NOW Today: Lining up with the NRA

NOW Today: Lining up with the NRA

04/13/12 06:47AM

The general election has unofficially begun between Mitt Romney and President Obama, and it's widely expected that Romney will begin to shift to the center to appeal to independent voters.But today that effort will be on hold as Romney appears before the NRA - the National Rifle Association - in St. Louis, Missouri.  It's somewhat ironic, seeing as Romney once said that he didn't "line up with the NRA."  Romney's embrace today highlights his consistent tendency to flip-flop on issues, as well as the enormous influence of the NRA. read more

Trending NOW

04/13/12 06:36AM

No ambiguity this morning - the top stories are atop the Google charts.Magid CPI: North Korea Acknowledges Rocket Launch Failure; Trayvon Martin Case: Arrest records shine a little light on Zimmerman; Obama sticks up for Ann Romney in working mom flap Google: cory booker; ann romney; north koreaTwitter: #DearWeekend; Cory Booker; Ann RomneyYouTube Politics: Mitt Romney Should Listen to Lilly Ledbetter (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=OICGcVHdI78)Billboard (Hot 100): We Are Young - fun. read more

Wagner: War on Moms, or ‘kerfuffle’?

Wagner: War on Moms, or ‘kerfuffle’?

04/12/12 08:00PM

NOW host Alex Wagner asks her panel to weigh in on the controversy stirred by Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen who lashed out against Ann Romney earlier this week for being a stay-at-home mom. But is the backlash simply political posturing? watch

Romney courts NRA conservatives

Romney courts NRA conservatives

04/12/12 08:00PM

The likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is making his campaign rounds to the National Rifle Association where he must try to woo the conservative base. Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson, Salon’s Steve Kornacki, Politico’s Maggie Haberman,... watch

Paul campaign moves to scoop up Santorum...

Paul campaign moves to scoop up Santorum supporters

04/12/12 08:00PM

Texas Rep. Ron Paul’s cult-like popularity follows him around the campaign trail, helping him fill up campaign events and draw in a strong war chest, but why isn’t this popularity translating into votes? Paul’s campaign spokesman Jesse Benton joins NOW... watch

The hidden influences behind ALEC

The hidden influences behind ALEC

04/12/12 08:00PM

Time magazine’s Adam Sorensen offers insight on the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in the wake of the Trayvon Martin case that is spurring increased scrutiny on gun laws and the lobbyist interests behind them. watch

NOW Today: A day in the life

04/12/12 08:13AM

Sometimes, the little things have a way of dominating the discussion.Last night, Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen made a comment about Ann Romney, saying she had "never worked a day in her life." It wasn't very long after those comments that Obama 2012 leaders sought to distance themselves from the comments, and that the war on women got that much more complicated.Politico reports that Rosen has doubled down on her comments.  Ann Romney has taken to Twitter to issue a response.  And you can bet that we'll bat it around on NOW.PANELMargaret Spellings, Fmr. Secretary of EducationFmr. Gov. read more

Trending NOW

04/12/12 08:07AM

Hilary Rosen, trending for all the wrong reasons...Magid CPI: Tragedy turns new page as Zimmerman charged with Trayvon Martin murder; Argentina mom: Baby alive after 12 hrs in morgue; Quakes rattle Indonesia and Mexico Google: zimmerman charged; indonesia quake; allen west Twitter: Ann Romney; Hilary Rosen; Tomorrow is FridayYouTube Politics: White House White Board: The Buffett Rule Billboard (Hot 100): We Are Young - fun. read more

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