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Lawrence: Watch Sen. Jeff Flake listen, then decide to act

Lawrence: Watch Sen. Jeff Flake listen, then decide to act

09/28/18 11:15PM

Lawrence O’Donnell explains that you could work for years in the Senate and never see what happened when Sen. Jeff Flake listened to his friend, Sen. Coons speak and thanks to the camera operators who knew Jeff Flake was the key vote, one camera stayed Flake when he was not speaking… and then you see him act. watch

Lawrence on 'ugly history' and the Ford-Kavanaugh hearing

Lawrence on 'ugly history' and the Ford-Kavanaugh hearing

09/27/18 11:09PM

Never before has the Senate experienced a hearing like the one with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh, according to Lawrence, as Republicans deferred to an outside counsel to question Dr. Ford on her allegation against Judge Kavanaugh. Lawrence discusses with Kasie Hunt, Hallie Jackson, Andrea Mitchell, and Nina Totenberg. watch

4th accuser alleges Kavanaugh assault

4th accuser alleges Kavanaugh assault

09/26/18 11:02PM

An fourth woman, who so far wants to remain anonymous, has sent a letter to Republican Senator Cory Gardner, alleging that Kavanaugh physically assaulted a woman while drunk. Lawrence discusses Kavanaugh's fate with Mieke Eoyang, Lisa Graves and Dahlia Lithwick. watch

GOP plays chicken with Kavanaugh nomination

GOP plays chicken with Kavanaugh nomination

09/25/18 11:22PM

Republican senators are racing toward a vote to try and confirm Brett Kavanaugh but it's not yet clear they have the votes to confirm him. Amb. Wendy Sherman and Lisa Graves discuss with Lawrence O’Donnell. watch

Lawrence: Republicans are running scared on Kavanaugh

Lawrence: Republicans are running scared on Kavanaugh

09/25/18 11:13PM

More Republicans senators seem to be indicating that they are not entirely sold on voting for Kavanaugh. The newest? Jon Kyl, who helped guide Kavanaugh through his nomination process. Lawrence says that GOP leaders are full of bravado, but their actions indicate a fear that Kavanaugh could be in danger. watch

Lawrence: Kavanaugh can’t get off talking points

Lawrence: Kavanaugh can’t get off talking points

09/24/18 11:17PM

In his interview with Fox News, Brett Kavanaugh stuck to the same taking points again and again, even when the questions weren’t relevant. Lawrence says it made for a mechanical interview that didn’t help Kavanaugh clear his name. watch

Michael Avenatti says he’s representing key witness

Michael Avenatti says he’s representing key witness

09/24/18 11:11PM

Attorney Michael Avenatti says he has been hired by a woman with information relevant to the Kavanaugh nomination who is both a witness and a victim and needs to be heard by the Judiciary Committee. He says he also represents other corroborating witnesses. Lawrence discusses what this means for Kavanaugh with Lisa Graves, Jill Wine-Banks, and... watch

#WhyIDidntReport: victims answer Trump

#WhyIDidntReport: victims answer Trump

09/21/18 11:05PM

Pres. Trump attacked Dr. Ford by asking why she didn’t report her alleged assault by Brett Kavanaugh when she was 15? Thousands of women answered that question on twitter today. Lawrence shares their stories. watch

Why GOP Senators want someone else to question accuser

Why GOP Senators want someone else to question accuser

09/20/18 11:29PM

Lawyers for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford are negotiating with Senate Judiciary Committee staffers about participating in a hearing. Lawrence discusses with former Senate staffers Adam Jentleson, Lisa Graves and Ron Klain break down what's likely in store for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser. watch

Lawrence: GOP Senators already have minds made up

Lawrence: GOP Senators already have minds made up

09/20/18 11:08PM

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford wants Senate Judiciary members and not staffers to conduct her hearing with the Committee. Lawrence says that is because the staffers are too biased and partial to properly question her. watch

Lawrence: Sen. Grassley proves that Sen. Grassley is lying

Lawrence: Sen. Grassley proves that Sen. Grassley is lying

09/19/18 11:10PM

In 1991, The Senate Judiciary Committee pushed for the FBI to investigate Anita Hill's claims against Clarence Thomas. But now, Chairman Grassley is refusing the request by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford for an independent FBI investigation into her allegation against Brett Kavanaugh. watch

Ex-Judiciary Committee staffer: Blasey Ford treated worse than Anita Hill

Ex-Judiciary Committee staffer: Blasey Ford treated worse than...

09/19/18 11:10PM

Kristine Lucius says that the Judiciary Committee Republicans, by not letting the FBI investigate Dr. Ford's claims and by not allowing other witnesses to testify at the upcoming hearing, that Dr. Ford is being treated worse than Anita Hill during her hearing 27 years ago. Lisa Graves also joins. watch

Grassley responds to Kavanaugh accuser’s request for FBI probe

Grassley responds to Kavanaugh accuser’s request for FBI probe

09/18/18 11:21PM

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford requests an FBI investigation into her accusation against Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies-- but Chairman Grassley says there’s no reason to delay. Lawrence discusses with former Senate Judiciary Committee staffers Bob Schiff and Lisa Graves. watch

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Lawrence O’Donnell brings his extraordinary background in politics and entertainment to “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” airing weeknights on MSNBC. Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of “The West Wing,” O’Donnell gives the last word and rewrites the most compelling stories of the day.

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