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11/29/11 03:28PM

"Those of you that will be 21 by Nov. 12th, I ask for your support and your vote."Rick Perry courting the youth vote today in New Hampshire! Apparently he doesn't need the 18, 19 and 20-year olds.The Texas Governor, more famous right now for his misstatements than his actual policy, got a few things wrong here. First, 18 is the minimum voting age in this country. And secondly, election day will be on November 6, 2012 - not on the 12th.But we all make flubs. Maybe he was just misremembering when he was first able to vote. The 26th Amendment passed in 1971 lowering voting age to 18. read more

Income inequality reaching a tipping point?

Income inequality reaching a tipping point?

11/29/11 07:16AM

Today's NY Post cover says it all: The Rich Get Richer. After hearing about 3 members of the 1% winning a quarter of a billion dollars in a lottery, we want to know - what is this nation's economic reality?? In addition to these lucky Powerball winners, take a look at some other morning headlines:A Facebook IPO could make Zuckerberg worth $24 billion! Shoppers yesterday rung up sales that jumped double-digits from last year. read more

NOW Today

11/29/11 06:32AM

There's a whole bunch of political headlines this morning - Cain, Newt, income inequality - and here's who's talking today on NOW:> Robert Traynham, Comcast Network DC Bureau Chief/Roll Call TV (@roberttraynham)> Gillian Tett, Financial Times> Mike Barnicle, msnbc Contributor> Ben White, Politico (@morningmoneyben)  read more

Cain denies affair

Cain denies affair

11/28/11 07:00PM

MSNBC’s Alex Wagner is joined by The Comcast Network’s Robert Traynham, The Financial Times’ Gillian Tett, MSNBC’s Mike Barnicle and Politico’s Ben White to... watch

Kal Penn: Actor, Presidential Liaison... and Gamer!

11/28/11 03:19PM

We were thrilled to have Kal Penn join today's NOW panel! He was a great addition to our political discussion thanks to his time working for the Obama Administration.You might have heard him mention his work with Rayman Origins. It's a new video game (just in time for the Holidays!) that Kal is helping launch. Why? Well if you take a look at the game, it's fun and a little quirky (kind of like Kal?!) - and guess what? No guns!Here's a short clip he made for the game, taking on "the Kid" to win the heart of the kid's mom. read more

Bad AD-itude

11/28/11 02:23PM

Here's our segment from today's show about the ads that are hitting a TV screen near you. You might want to have some paper towels ready should the mudslinging get a little messy.... read more

Post Script: Obama met with criticism over Thanksgiving message

11/28/11 01:08PM

by Alex WagnerIn his weekly address to the country on Thursday, President Obama said, “I know that for many of you, this Thanksgiving is more difficult than most.”But, he continued, “If we look out for each other and remember that we’re all in this together, then I know that we, too, will overcome the challenges of our time.”In response, some conservative critics have been outraged. read more

Mitt Romney... The Movie

11/28/11 08:08AM

Republicans across the country have yet to chose their candidate, but the DNC is acting like they have. They've released a new ad titled and decribed as "Mitt v. Mitt, The story of two men trapped in one body."4 minutes well worth your time to watch...With 36 days until voters in Iowa go to the polls and with Newt Gingrich surging in the polls...is this DNC ad the right move? Will it have an impact?(What's with the movie themed ads today??! See Cain, Herman: 999) read more

NOW Today

11/28/11 06:38AM

Some familiar faces on the program today - one very famous face - and a new friend of the show.  Plus, one of our favorites in the Bullpen.> Meghan McCain, msnbc Contributor (@mccainblogette)> John Heilemann, National Affairs Editor, New York Magazine/msnbc Political Analyst (@jheil)> Kal Penn, Actor/Fmr. Obama Liaison to Young Americans (@kalpenn)> Joe Williams, Politico (@jdub321)> Bullpen: Rev. Al Sharpton (@TheRevAl)  read more

Herman Cain... The Movie

11/28/11 06:36AM

Herman Cain releases a movie... and as he tells the crowd, it's only 5 minutes so they won't need to take a long time to look at it. As this thrilling trailer teases, the Federal tax code is out of control!  Thankfully, Herman Cain's "9-9-9 Plan" slays the tax monster!My only question: popcorn or raisinets?  read more

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