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House GOP proposes budget

House GOP proposes budget

03/19/12 08:00PM

Rep. Paul Ryan rolled out the House GOP budget proposal, but is it a viable plan or just something more for the parties to argue over? The NOW panel debates government spending and whether or not the GOP budget proposal is an indicator of what the... watch

Will Santorum stick around?

Will Santorum stick around?

03/19/12 08:00PM

The NOW panel discusses Rick Santorum’s campaign and the rhetoric he’s been using to paint himself as the “anti-Romney.” But is his passion enough to win him the nomination? watch

Romney and Santorum exchange attacks

Romney and Santorum exchange attacks

03/19/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney outspent Rick Santorum in Illinois 7 to 1, and 21 to 1 in Chicago, in campaign ads, but would a win in Illinois boost the GOP’s confidence in him? The NOW panel previews Tuesday night’s Illinois primary and the fight between the two leading... watch

Religious freedom for all?

Religious freedom for all?

03/19/12 08:32AM

Jimmy Williams is an msnbc Contributor, fmr. Senate staffer, and longtime NOWistI have said on msnbc, Twitter, and Facebook numerous times that we seem to be in a political environment where men have a surging desire to tell women what to do (or not to do) with their bodies. Many of my friends on the GOP side of the aisle and frankly some on the left have pushed back, claiming this current debate to be about religious freedom only.I have an inherent faith in people, including people of faith, whether they be Democrats, Republicans, or none-of-the-above. read more

What would Lincoln say?

What would Lincoln say?

03/19/12 08:31AM

NOWist Wendy Schiller is a professor of political science at Brown University and frequent contributor to NowWithAlex.msnbc.comOn the eve of the Illinois Republican Presidential primary, the words of Abraham Lincoln bear repeating.  In accepting the Illinois Republican nomination to run for U.S. read more

NOW Today

03/19/12 06:53AM

Late yesterday we learned that Mitt Romney won all 20 of Puerto Rico's delegates (notably, Puerto Rican residents cannot vote in the general election).  Today, we focus on what will happen in the suddenly significant Illinois primary.  All the while, evidence of newfound nastiness among the campaigns.  (John McCain says it's the nastiest he's ever seen). read more

Trending NOW

03/19/12 06:41AM

All of this morning's Twitter trends pertain to a developing story in France where a gunman opened fire at a Jewish school, leaving 4 dead.  French President Nicolas Sarkozy is en route to the crime scene as this tragedy unfolds.Magid CPI: Soldier's family "stunned" over Afghan killings; Apple to decide fate of its $98 billion cash mountain; GOP Race: Romney wins Puerto Rico, GOP race continues Google: puerto rico; walking dead; ncaa Twitter: Jewish; France; ToulouseYouTube Politics: President Obama celebrates St.Patrick's day in DCBillboard (Hot 100): We Are Young - fun. read more

GOP showdown: Romney vs. Santorum

GOP showdown: Romney vs. Santorum

03/18/12 08:00PM

Is Mitt Romney’s big win in Puerto Rico a major blow to Rick Santorum, or does it even matter? NOW guest host Ari Melber and the NOW panel discuss the aftermath of the Puerto Rico primary and where the candidates stand heading into Tuesday’s Illinois... watch

Will the ‘true conservative’ please stand up?

Will the ‘true conservative’ please stand up?

03/18/12 08:00PM

Alice Stewart, the Santorum campaign’s national press secretary, talks with NOW guest host Ari Melber and the NOW panel about Rick Santorum’s 2008 endorsement of Mitt Romney, Santorum’s stance on social issues, and the direction of the Santorum... watch

Gingrich’s silence on the campaign trail

Gingrich’s silence on the campaign trail

03/18/12 08:00PM

Newt Gingrich has likened the GOP primary season to a football game, but why is he sitting in the locker room right now? NOW guest host Ari Melber and the NOW panel weigh in on Gingrich’s campaign and whether he still stands any chance in the game. watch

Critical eyes turn on Invisible Children

Critical eyes turn on Invisible Children

03/18/12 08:00PM

What Now?!: More controversy has surfaced surrounding Invisible Children’s ‘KONY 2012’ viral video after Invisible Children co-founder Jason Russell was arrested and hospitalized. NOW guest host Ari Melber and the NOW panel discuss. watch

Going forward in Afghanistan

Going forward in Afghanistan

03/18/12 08:00PM

Michael O’Hanlon, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, joins NOW guest host Ari Melber and the NOW panel to talk about whether or not America needs to rethink its Afghanistan strategy and the psychological toll the war has had on the troops. watch

IMOD

03/16/12 02:30PM

I-MOD? iMod? However you spell it, that's what our interns have dubbed the NOW Intern Moment of the Day!And today's IMOD is Newt "Zookeeper" Gingrich. You know he loves his animals, as we've documented here and here. So in light of yet another campaign stop ahead for him at a zoo... we asked our panel if this connects with anyone?Our intern liked it because it got a good reaction from the panel... and she said "with Newt’s crusade becoming more irrelevant, I try to savor the little gems he comes up with before they go away!I love life. I love getting up in the morning. read more

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