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It's All About the Money...

It's All About the Money...

01/12/12 11:30AM

The race for cash is on.. and it's not just Republicans with a hand out. New totals from President Obama's latest haul have him and the DNC bringing in $68 million last quarter. Exceeding estimates... but there are reports that it's still not enough.And that's just from your traditional run-of-the-mill donors. The kind that can easily drop $45K on a meal.Now there are the Super-Pacs adding to the growing war chest in this 2012 race. This political beast, the "Super-Pac," was created out of a 2010 Supreme Court decision. read more

NOW Today

01/12/12 06:43AM

The dynamic duo that is Prof. Cornel West and Tavis Smiley join this show this morning - along with the inimitable William Geist. And among the topics we'll tackle - all the money we just learned was poured into the presidential race this last quarter.  Estimates have total spending on 2012 topping $3 billion.  It may even be more than that.Ari Melber, The Nation/msnbc Contributor (@arimelber)S.E. read more

‘What NOW?!’

‘What NOW?!’

01/11/12 07:00PM

Elizabeth Warren raised millions for a Massachusetts Senate bid, housing foreclosures are down, the ‘first dude (who) went rogue’ and more on ‘What NOW?!’ watch

Is Ron Paul a 'rhino'?

Is Ron Paul a 'rhino'?

01/11/12 07:00PM

Texas Rep. Ron Paul’s runner-up showing in the New Hampshire primary offered a glimpse of the Libertarian’s staying power in the GOP presidential race, but... watch

The SuperPAC takeover

The SuperPAC takeover

01/11/12 07:00PM

SuperPACs are legally barred from using their unfettered dollars in coordination with the candidates they support, but just how independent are these... watch

"Insourcing" Jobs

01/11/12 02:18PM

President Obama met with business leaders this morning to brainstorm ways to draw jobs back into the country. Will his  'in-sourcing' initiative be enough to jump-start the economy, not to mention his re-election campaign?The President says he will "put forward new tax proposals that reward companies that choose to bring jobs home and invest in America" and will "eliminate tax breaks for companies that are moving jobs overseas."Mitt Romney went right from his victory in New Hampshire to slamming President Obama's track record on jobs.Watch our discussion and tell us what you think! read more

NOW Today

01/11/12 06:47AM

So what will it take for Mitt Romney NOT to take the GOP nomination? We'll look at all the news out of New Hampshire, and into South Carolina, with this panel - plus fascinating insights from the exit polls that foretell the year ahead.> Fmr. Rep. Susan Molinari (R-NY)> Hugo Lindgren, Editor, The New York Times Magazine (@hugolindgren)> Alice Stewart, Fmr. Bachmann Press Secretary (@alicetweet)> Steve Kornacki, Salon.com (@stevekornacki)> Guest: Mark Halperin, TIME & msnbc Sr. Political Analyst (@markhalperin)  read more

Where did Gingrich go?

Where did Gingrich go?

01/10/12 07:00PM

The former presidential front-runner Newt Gingrich was shoved off the top three winner’s podium for both the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary.... watch

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