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Nader wants to primary Obama

Nader wants to primary Obama

09/19/11 08:00PM

Ralph Nader is looking for a slate of liberal candidates to campaign against the president for the Democratic nomination. Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart joins The Last Word to explain. watch

DADT comes to an end

DADT comes to an end

09/19/11 08:00PM

It’s been almost nine months since President Obama signed the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell and gays and lesbians will soon be able to serve openly in the military. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks to Dan Savage, gay rights activist, columnist, and... watch

Debunking deficit reduction myth

Debunking deficit reduction myth

09/19/11 08:00PM

President Obama said a tax increase on the wealthiest Americans isn't class warfare - it's math. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell gets the number breakdown with The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein. watch

Were you Up with Chris Hayes?

Were you Up with Chris Hayes?

09/19/11 07:48PM

This past weekend saw the first two editions of msnbc's newest show, "Up with Chris Hayes." We're super excited to see Chris on msnbc - not as an awesome guest or a fantastic guest host - but as the host of his very own show. The "Up" crew are off to a great start, (and are naturally grabbing some good buzz on the... read more

Obama pushes tax hikes on rich

09/19/11 06:21PM

Today, President Obama made his populist pitch to the American people. He proposed $1.5 trillion in new tax revenues, targeting people making over a million bucks a year. Major hat tip to Warren Buffett here, as the White House dubbed this The Buffett Rule. read more

First Word: Monday, September 19

09/19/11 03:54PM

Happy Monday. Here's a look at stories shaping The Last Word rundown. What headlines are you reading today?President Obama vows veto if deficit plan has no tax increasesChuck Schumer calls for vote on Buffett ruleIs Obama the first Jewish president?White House rebuts Ron Suskind book about alleged dysfunction in the administrationRupert... read more

Obama talks re-election concerns

09/17/11 09:26AM

Rumors of White House infighting and worry among Democrats have Team Obama going on the offensive. msnbc's Lawrence O'Donnell talks to NPR's White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro for details. read more

GOP candidates throwing punches

GOP candidates throwing punches

09/16/11 08:00PM

Rick Perry and Willard M. Romney are showing they're in it to win it. Bloomberg 'View’ columnist Jonathan Alter and Associate politics editor for Roll Call Christina Bellantoni joins The Last Word with analysis. watch

Is the Obama admin really in trouble?

Is the Obama admin really in trouble?

09/16/11 08:00PM

Rumors of White House infighting and worry among Democrats have Team Obama going on the offensive. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks to NPR’s White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro for details. watch

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