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NOW Today: Is he now the "Rominee?"

NOW Today: Is he now the "Rominee?"

04/04/12 07:02AM

It won't take you very long today to find a common theme in the papers and online: It looks like we have a "Rominee."Mitt Romney's decisive wins last night in Maryland, DC, and Wisconsin have largely dismissed questions of another GOP nominee.  Even before he won yesterday, Newt Gingrich started using new language suggesting... read more

Trending NOW

04/04/12 06:50AM

When we took the pictures of Mitt Romney handing out subs yesterday on NOW - little did we know that less than 24 hours later, it would be dubbed "Subgate".Magid CPI: GOP Race: Romney changes focus after sweep; Tornadoes strand thousands at DFW airport; Suspect in California college shooting to be arraignedGoogle: dallas news; levi... read more

GOP ‘halftime’ over?

GOP ‘halftime’ over?

04/03/12 08:00PM

For weeks, Republican pundits and candidates alike have dubbed each stage of the primary election season as the “halftime” of the race, but is this turning point finally over? According to Hogan Gidley, the national communications director of the... watch

Romney rakes in three wins

Romney rakes in three wins

04/03/12 08:00PM

GOP candidate Mitt Romney wrapped up three primary wins on Tuesday night, but his opponent, Rick Santorum, hasn’t given up yet. New York Magazine’s John Heilemann, The Hill’s Karen Finney, daughter of former GOP candidate Jon Huntsman, Abby Huntsman... watch

Romney ‘self-deports’ former immigration...

Romney ‘self-deports’ former immigration stance

04/03/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney has been pursuing a strong platform on immigration, but now that he has the general presidential election within his sights, is he now attempting to soften his stance? NBC Latino's Victoria DeFrancesco Soto joins to discuss the influence... watch

Obama, Romney square off

Obama, Romney square off

04/03/12 08:00PM

President Obama and Mitt Romney acknowledged their likely one-on-one battle this fall for the Oval Office slot when on Tuesday, the president for the first time pointedly singled out an attack on Romney. Ben LaBolt, an Obama campaign spokesman,... watch

Mitt got the "yips"?

04/03/12 06:14PM

It's usually golfers and baseball players who get the "yips" -- an unexplained loss of motor skills, when a player suddenly starts fumbling even basic tasks.  In sports, it could be a routine chip to the green, or an infield throw first base.  In politics, it could be bungling a straightforward question, such as the issue of... read more

Why we are at war

04/03/12 03:57PM

Rachel Maddow joined us today to discuss her new book "Drift."With the war in Afghanistan now in its 11th year, the costs have been enormous: More than 1,800 U.S. soldiers have died, and taxpayers have spent more than $400 billion dollars on that battle alone. And yet where is the national conversation about war and why are we still in... read more

NOW Today: Showdown edition

04/03/12 06:43AM

Democrats and Republicans both have their showdowns today.In Wisconsin, Maryland, and DC primary voters will head to the polls and either push Mitt Romney closer to 1,144 or give Rick Santorum another fighting chance.  Nothing is certain and we'll break the contests down with the panel.Meanwhile, President Obama is going to take on Paul... read more

Trending NOW

04/03/12 06:36AM

The 1940 Census has become so popular that 22.5 million people accessed its website during its first three hours, causing government servers to crash.Magid CPI: Service planned for 7 college students killed in California shooting spree; Trayvon Martin Case: Florida shooter would surrender if charged--lawyer; Body of missing barista believed... read more

Pres. Obama responds to Paul Ryan’s budget

Pres. Obama responds to Paul Ryan’s budget

04/02/12 08:00PM

Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget has provoked sharp criticisms from the left, including President Obama, who is calling the plan a “Trojan horse.” MSNBC’s Alex Wagner talks with the NOW panel – The New York Times’ Frank Bruni, former Penn. governor Ed Rendell,... watch

Pres. Obama, squandered energy, and the "inside game"

04/02/12 05:46PM

On Monday's show, Alex asked Van Jones, the author, activist and former Obama administration official, why the Obama campaign seemed to squander so much grassroots energy after the election.Jones noted that Obama officials put a lot of early emphasis on the "inside game," and placed a lot of power in the DNC - where the campaign&... read more

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