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Block the Vote

03/13/12 04:17PM

Americans are more likely to be struck by lightening than commit voter fraud. So why is there such a big push to pass tough voter identification laws? There are numerous bills out there on this issue. Critics say the laws would deter millions of Americans - particularly minorities - from voting.Michael Waldman from the Brennan Center for Justice... read more

NOW Today: The most important to date

03/13/12 06:52AM

Is it or isn't it?That is, is it or isn't it a three way race? Everyone seems to have a different opinion about the state of the 2012 race, but most observers will tell you that - while it sounds like a broken record - tonight's contests are the most important to date. Why? For Newt Gingrich, a loss in these Deep South states... read more

Trending NOW

03/13/12 06:43AM

You wouldn't know it from this list - but today marks another big election day with contests in Alabama and Mississippi of particular note.  Will they finally leave some decisiveness in the #2012 GOP nomination?Magid CPI: Taliban threaten to behead U.S. read more

Afghanistan: Should we stay or should we go?

Afghanistan: Should we stay or should we go?

03/12/12 08:00PM

Following a violent past couple of days in Afghanistan, is it time for the U.S. to rethink its strategy? GQ’s Matthieu Aikins joins the NOW panel to discuss the debate between staying in Afghanistan or speeding up withdrawal. watch

Fight night down South

Fight night down South

03/12/12 08:00PM

Newt Gingrich continues to vow to take his fight “all the way to Tampa,” but can he really win? The Alabama and Mississippi primaries are make-or-break for Gingrich, but even if he loses those contests, he may not exit the race anytime soon. watch

All eyes on Obama's next moves

All eyes on Obama's next moves

03/12/12 08:00PM

Obama’s approval ratings may be dipping as the GOP race continues. With a White House conference scheduled on the same day as the Alabama and Mississippi primaries, is Obama playing by strategy, or is it all just a coincidence? The NOW panel weighs in... watch

From dogs to the doghouse

From dogs to the doghouse

03/12/12 08:00PM

What Now?!: The NOW panel discusses Bo Obama, Rebekah Brook’s arrest in the British phone-hacking scandal, and the president’s basketball outing. watch

Feeding zebras & the life of Newt Gingrich

03/12/12 04:51PM

How much does it cost to feed a zebra?  Newt Gingrich knew the answer to that when he was ten years old!  His campaign released a 16 minute film on the life and times of Newton Leroy McPherson.  We planned to run part of it in our segment on the 2012 race, but ran out of time.  Here are some gems from the video: how Newt used to play on tanks... read more

NOW & Later

03/12/12 03:35PM

'Joke shows' - Joseph Kony - awkward transitions - the American dream - all in today's NOW & Later, the web's most eclectic extra! read more

Intern Moment of the Day: College Debt

Intern Moment of the Day: College Debt

03/12/12 03:11PM

Our interns know a thing or two about the cost of college so it isn't a big surprise that their moment of the day is our segment on student loans.  Richard Cordray, the new head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is looking into student loan abuses and asking college students to share their stories about problems they’ve had... read more

NOW Today: Game changers?

03/12/12 06:58AM

This morning we're reminded that just one story has the potential to completely reshape the 2012 race. It's not certain that the news out of Afghanistan will be that story, but the killing of 16 civilians by a rogue U.S. soldier has the Taliban vowing revenge and re-igniting the debate over Afghanistan. After 10 years at war, the issue... read more

Trending NOW

03/12/12 06:47AM

A busy Monday with several new headlines.Magid CPI: Taliban vow revenge for Afghans killed by US troop; Whitney Houston's daughter tells Oprah: 'She's always with me'; Crystal Cathedral's senior pastor says she's leaving to start a new church Google: 2012 ncaa tournament bracket; what time is it; sarah palinTwitter:... read more

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