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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

Lamination alert: Ryan budget cheat sheet

Lamination alert: Ryan budget cheat sheet

05/02/12 04:16PM

On Monday's installment of NOW, we discussed New York magazine writer Jonathan Chait's (excellent and very informative) article "The Legendary Paul Ryan." A lot has been said about the Ryan budget -- and, no doubt, a lot more will be said -- by folks on both sides of the aisle. While there remain many mysteries and unanswered... read more

No more monkeying around...

05/02/12 03:00PM

Despite repeated promises to campaign until the bitter end, Newt Gingrich finally faced reality and decided to suspend his bid for the presidency. The race never did become a choice between "Newt and non-Newt," as Mr. Gingrich once believed it would, but that didn't stop him from capturing a large share of the spotlight. Take a... read more

Calling all fans of Alex & Alec

05/02/12 09:02AM

Alec Baldwin came into 30 Rock last night to meet one Alex Wagner on the set of "The Last Word" in Studio 3K. His take on the GOP: "Things for these guys aren't going that well...they're getting scared." It only gets better from that point forward. read more

NOW Today: Farewell, Newt

05/02/12 07:00AM

We invited Rick Tyler on the show today to help us bid farewell to Newt Gingrich, who is out with a goodbye YouTube that we posted just below. Sure, we've known Gingrich was out of the running for days now (a month, actually, according to a new National Review post out today). But this show had a special place in many of its rundowns for... read more

Trending NOW

05/02/12 06:48AM

Newt Gingrich says goodbye, via YouTubeMagid CPI: Explosions Rattle Kabul Hours After Obama Exits; 6 Dead, Escaped Chinese activist leaves embassy for medical facility as Clinton arrives, Openly Gay Romney Spokesman Quits Google: tyler perry studios; may day protest; kate upton Twitter: Facebook IPO; Kabul; MTVYouTube Politics: Thank You To All... read more

Occupy Wall Street: The May Day Edition

05/01/12 04:38PM

Occupy Wall Street protesters fanned out across the country today in a series of May Day rallies aimed at reinvigorating the movement, which went mostly into hibernation this past winter. So far, protesters have taken to the streets in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and dozens of other U.S. cities. There are reports of several arrests in New... read more

In the Red Zone

In the Red Zone

05/01/12 04:28PM

First Lady Michelle Obama is on a four-state trip out West, holding fundraisers and meeting with campaign volunteers in Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico and Nevada. The President won three of those states in 2008, just losing to John McCain in the Senator's home state of Arizona. Two recent polls out of Arizona reflect the latest numbers from... read more

NOW Today: Neck and neck

05/01/12 07:09AM

Today's Gallup poll has Mitt Romney up one point over Barack Obama in the general election match-up. To be fair, the two candidates have been very close in the Gallup poll, supplanting each other for the top spot fairly often. It's a good reminder that despite the rhetoric, this is going to be a close election - and a tough one... read more

Trending NOW

05/01/12 06:55AM

One year ago today, people were celebrating at Ground Zero; today, Occupy Wall Street, based near Ground Zero, is pledging to make a mess of May Day.Magid CPI: Bin Laden: Romney Says He Would Have Ordered Bin Laden Killing; Hillary Clinton heads to China and into dissident drama; Hubble Telescope Marks 22nd Anniversary Of Launch Into Space... read more

Romney seeks to change identity ahead of...

Romney seeks to change identity ahead of November

04/30/12 08:00PM

MSNBC’s Alex Wagner and the NOW panel – the Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart,’s Steve Kornacki,’s Joy-Ann Reid, and the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza – discuss Mitt Romney’s ‘stiff’ identity that the Romney campaign is trying to get... watch

The Paul Ryan Party

The Paul Ryan Party

04/30/12 08:00PM

Could Rep. Paul Ryan be the real leader of the Republican Party? New York Magazine’s Jonathan Chait joins the NOW panel to discuss Rep. Ryan’s role in the conservative movement and whether or not Mitt Romney is just a pawn for the Party. watch

What’s next in Afghanistan?

What’s next in Afghanistan?

04/30/12 08:00PM

Pulitzer Prize journalist David Wood of the Huffington Post and MSNBC’s Willie Geist join the NOW panel to talk about the American military’s next steps in Afghanistan a decade after 9/11 and one year after the death of Osama bin Laden. watch


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