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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... 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... read more

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

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

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... read more

NOW Today: All eyes on Illinois

03/16/12 06:59AM

Mitt Romney is headed to Illinois early today as the few polls taken in the state reflect a statistical dead heat between him and Rick Santorum.  It's the first contest in this primary cycle that is Romney v. Santorum (despite the fact that Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul are in the race, there is virtually no chance of them winning either the... read more

Trending NOW

03/16/12 06:37AM

The "Entrevista a Rick Santorum" (or "Interview of Rick Santorum") in which he suggests an English requirement for Puerto Rico is already a hot news item on the morning TV shows.Magid CPI: US suspect in Afghan shooting hires lawyer; Amazon updates Kindle for iPad to support Retina Display; North Korea Plans Rocket Launch in... read more

The never-ending GOP primary

The never-ending GOP primary

03/15/12 08:00PM

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele explains the structural changes to the Republican primary election calendar he made while at the helm of the GOP that stretches out the primary season to the long slog playing out right now. watch

Chi-town candidate showdown

Chi-town candidate showdown

03/15/12 08:00PM

President Obama is campaigning in his hometown of Chicago where the GOP field is trying to woo voters for the Illinois primary election next Tuesday. NBC’s Luke Russert fills in for Alex Wagner and is joined by Time magazine’s Rana Foroohar, former... watch

GOP Final Four continues

GOP Final Four continues

03/15/12 08:00PM

What Just Happened?!: NOW’s Alex Wagner gives a cameo performance in summing up the week’s news with plenty of sports analogies to explain the March Madness road ahead for the presidential race. watch

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