As the first day of the trial against Eddie Ray Routh unfolds in Texas, Lawrence talks to one Texas judge and a Texas reporter, along with our panel, on how the defense may try to argue for Routh. watch
The trial of Eddie Ray Routh begins in Texas. Routh is accused of killing “American Sniper” Chris Kyle and Kyle's friend Chad Littlefield. Prosecutors say Routh, at the time, knew the difference between right and wrong. watch
Conflicting views from our panel over Pres. Obama’s request from Congress to authorize the use of military force against the Islamic State. Lawrence discusses with our panel. Also discussed: the “circus” over Israeli PM Netanyahu’s speech to Congress. watch
Shortly after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was officially charged for the Boston Marathon attack, MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell interviewed Watertown Police Chief Ed Deveau, whose police force brought the manhunt to an end. watch
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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