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Source: Flynn top choice for Natl. Sec. Adv.

Source: Flynn top choice for Natl. Sec. Adv.

11/16/16 10:10PM

NBC's Kristen Welker reports that a source says Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn will be Trump's pick for National Security Advisor. Bloomberg Politics Managing Editor John Heilemann, GOP strategist Mike Murphy, and Politico reporter Ken Vogel join Lawrence to react. watch

Can Trump defy the DC rules?

Can Trump defy the DC rules?

11/16/16 10:02PM

Lawrence takes a look at two of the men being considered for top jobs: Rudy Giuliani and Jeff Sessions. In a pre-Trump Washington, would they be confirmed by the U.S. Senate? watch

How to circumvent the Electoral College

How to circumvent the Electoral College

11/15/16 10:56PM

Clinton is leading Trump by more than a million votes, renewing calls to abolish the Electoral College. Barbara Boxer introduced a Constitutional amendment to do just that. Lawrence discusses with John Koza, creator and chair of National Popular Vote. watch

Trump says only he knows cabinet finalists

Trump says only he knows cabinet finalists

11/15/16 10:48PM

After reports of chaos, Donald Trump tweets that his team's transition is a "very organized process." But Lawrence explains why it may be a good thing if it takes the Trump team a long time to fill the positions. David Corn and Jeremy Bash join the discussion. watch

Fmr. Sen. George Mitchell on Trump & Putin

Fmr. Sen. George Mitchell on Trump & Putin

11/15/16 10:34PM

Former Senator George Mitchell was majority leader and a special envoy to the Middle East. He discusses with Lawrence what Donald Trump's affinity for Vladimir Putin means for U.S. foreign policy. watch

Tavis Smiley on Bannon’s White House role

Tavis Smiley on Bannon’s White House role

11/14/16 10:54PM

Donald Trump has named Steve Bannon White House Chief Strategist and Senior Counsel. Lawrence is joined by PBS host Tavis Smiley to discuss Bannon's racist background and what that means for Trump's developing administration. watch

Remembering journalism legend Gwen Ifill

Remembering journalism legend Gwen Ifill

11/14/16 10:47PM

As tributes to political journalist Gwen Ifill’s life and legacy pour in, Lawrence takes a moment to share some poignant words of wisdom Ifill shared with college graduates at Wake Forest University. watch

'Bannon will eat Priebus for lunch'

'Bannon will eat Priebus for lunch'

11/14/16 10:02PM

Trump has named two White House staffers with no government experience. But fringe-right adviser Steve Bannon will likely wield the power and overwhelm the influence of anyone else, including Reince Priebus. Lawrence discusses with Jon Alter and James Peterson. watch

Rep. Dingell: Dems ignored Trump warnings

Rep. Dingell: Dems ignored Trump warnings

11/11/16 10:19PM

Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) believes many in the rust belt left the Presidential ballot blank because they felt abandoned by both parties. She says Democrats need a solid economic message to win back Michigan voters who feel like the system is rigged against them. watch

Trump stuns with Obamacare reversal

Trump stuns with Obamacare reversal

11/11/16 10:03PM

Days after assuming office, Trump is starting to backpedal on his campaign promises, saying now he's open to keeping parts of the healthcare law that would make it almost impossible to repeal. Lawrence discusses how hard that will be with Jon Allen and Rick Wilson. watch

Obama and Trump meet face-to-face

Obama and Trump meet face-to-face

11/10/16 10:18PM

President Obama and President-elect Trump finally met for the first time today. Lawrence discusses the ramifications of the meeting with Jonathan Alter and April Ryan. watch

Electoral College turns a win to a loss

Electoral College turns a win to a loss

11/10/16 10:02PM

It is almost guaranteed that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote but she lost the election because of the Electoral College. Lawrence explains why the Founding Fathers could never have imagined how undemocratic our election system has become. watch

Don't treat Trump as 'normal'

Don't treat Trump as 'normal'

11/09/16 10:46PM

Will the 'Normalization' of Donald Trump's behavior begin in the media or will his outrageous language and beliefs be scrutinized? Writer Anand Giridharadas joins Lawrence. watch

Tavis Smiley reacts to Donald Trump's...

Tavis Smiley reacts to Donald Trump's election

11/09/16 10:31PM

PBS host and author Tavis Smiley says racism, sexism and classism received the "GOP seal of approval" in last night's election of Donald Trump. Smiley joins Lawrence to discuss his reaction to the presidential election. watch

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About The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell

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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