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Looking at the troop count

Looking at the troop count

03/22/12 04:06PM

This chart shocked us today.  When you see it in this form, it makes it even more baffling that the war in Afghanistan has become tougher in it's second half. read more

NOW Today: Can you say "coalesce"?

03/22/12 06:58AM

Some of us here at NOW are getting distracted by the headlines in the Sports section today - which, actually, have taken over the front page of this morning's New York Times.  But, to be fair, there is quite a bit of 2012 to discuss.Not only has Jeb Bush endorsed Romney, but Tea Party giant FreedomWorks has dropped its opposition to Mitt Romney.  Can you say "coalesce?"  We'll talk about how many days are left in these primary fights.  We'll also talk energy as the President is slated to speak right before NOW about Keystone on his 4-day energy tour. read more

Trending NOW

03/22/12 06:49AM

Etch A Sketch's parent company couldn't be happier with the flub from the Romney campaign yesterday, putting out a statement that said in part: "Happy to see Etch A Sketch, an American classic toy, is DRAWING attention with political candidates...A profound toy, highly recognized and loved by all, is now SHAKING up the national debate."Yeah.Magid CPI: Trayvon Martin Case: NAACP wants police chief in Trayvon case fired; Officials: No word from suspect in French killings; Mysterious booms baffle officials in eastern Wisconsin Google: romney etch a sketch; tebow jets; mark sanchez Twitter: Toulou read more

The political football of Keystone XL

The political football of Keystone XL

03/21/12 08:00PM

MSNBC’s Alex Wagner and the NOW panel--The Nation’s Ari Melber, Studio 360 Radio’s Kurt Andersen, TIME’s Rana Foroohar, and Politico’s Ben White—discuss the political football that is the Keystone XL Pipeline. But is the pipeline and rising gas prices... watch

Romney can’t shake Etch A Sketch gaffe

Romney can’t shake Etch A Sketch gaffe

03/21/12 08:00PM

Despite a crushing win in Illinois and a coveted endorsement from Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney spent Wednesday addressing “Etch A Sketch” questions. The NOW panel talks about the core problem of Romney’s candidacy. watch

Obama’s swing through states

Obama’s swing through states

03/21/12 08:00PM

As President Obama is continuing his energy tour through key swing states, his reelection campaign is clearly in full force. The NOW panel discusses how Obama’s campaign matches up to the four Republican candidates, and the issues that the GOP is... watch

More troops in Afghanistan?

More troops in Afghanistan?

03/21/12 08:00PM

P.J. Crowley, former Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, talks with MSNBC’s Alex Wagner and the NOW panel about the current discussion to increase troops in Afghanistan in 2013. watch

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