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Iowa senator calls Obama ‘stupid’ on Twitter

Iowa senator calls Obama ‘stupid’ on Twitter

04/08/12 08:00PM

MSNBC’s Alex Wagner leads the NOW panel – MSNBC contributor Robert Traynham, NBC Latino’s Alicia Menendez, Salon.com’s Joan Walsh, and NBC’s Luke Russert – in a discussion about Sen. Chuck Grassley’s, R-Iowa, comment on Twitter about President Obama... watch

NOW w/ Alex Wagner: The peep show

NOW w/ Alex Wagner: The peep show

04/06/12 08:00PM

In honor of NOW w/ Alex Wagner's 100th episode, friends at BuzzFeed sent over 100 boxes of peeps. What to do with so many candies? Wagner unveils the NOW team's latest project, and catches up on "What Just Happened?!" in the GOP horserace. watch

White House spins jobs report

White House spins jobs report

04/05/12 08:00PM

According to the latest jobs report released on Friday, the economy did not meet expectations, showing a gain of just 120,000 jobs while the unemployment rate dropped to 8.2 percent. BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith, MSNBC host Martin Bashir, author Catherine... watch

States scale back on women's rights

States scale back on women's rights

04/05/12 08:00PM

Mississippi and Arizona state legislatures are proposing bills that scale back abortion services and contraception coverage, respectively, prompting the NOW w/ Alex Wagner panelists to weigh in on the nationwide culture battle over women's rights. watch

Obama: Women are not an interest group

Obama: Women are not an interest group

04/05/12 08:00PM

Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., and iVillage’s Kelly Wallace react to President Obama’s personal comments at the White House forum on women, an event held just one day after RNC Chairman Reince Priebus compared the “war on women” to a “war on caterpillars." watch

NOW & Later: Scientific conspiracy theories

NOW & Later: Scientific conspiracy theories

04/05/12 03:05PM

The resident NOWists for the day - Ari Melber, S.E. Cupp, Richard Wolffe, and Baratunde Thurston - met up with Alex Wagner after the show to share the things they didn't have enough time to say during NOW.  Their topic of choice? Conservatives and their feelings toward science.  read more

NOW Today: A deeper look at the Rominee

04/05/12 06:51AM

This morning on the show...Now that we know who the nominee will be, we'll take a closer look at Romney and make sure there aren't any overlooked details before his coronation.  We'll also look at issue #1, the economy (remember when we talked about how the economy would drive the Republicans to victory?)  Jobs numbers are out this morning, but regardless of what they are, it's unclear if they carry the same weight in the election post the war on women.  And finally: President Obama made closing Guantanamo his first political promise when in office. read more

Trending NOW

04/05/12 06:43AM

Some unusual changes in the Billboard trends this morning.Magid CPI: Whitney Houston Coroner's Report: Cocaine Found in Room; 5 Ex-Officers Sentenced in Post-Katrina Shootings; In Obama vs. Supreme Court, Politics Knows No Bounds Google: marlins new stadium; masters; marbury v. madison Twitter: #thismorning; #ArsenalLive; Happy Opening DayYouTube Politics: Hold Mitt Romney accountable, join the Truth Team at BarackObama.com/TruthTeamBillboard (Hot 100): We Are Young - fun. read more

The science behind conservative skepticism

The science behind conservative skepticism

04/04/12 08:00PM

Chris Mooney explains the findings from his book, “The Republican Brain: the Science of Why They Deny Science--And Reality,” spurring the debate with the NOW panelists on the source of conservatives’ skepticism of science. watch

Getting out of Gitmo

Getting out of Gitmo

04/04/12 08:00PM

The man who plotted the 9/11 terrorist attacks is expected to face a military trial in Guantanamo Bay, re-launching the conversation on President Obama’s promise to get out of Gitmo. Hina Shamsi, director of the ACLU’s National Security Project, joins... watch

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