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Veterans fighting for jobs

Veterans fighting for jobs

08/16/11 08:00PM

Jonathan Raab, spokesman for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, joins The Last Word to discuss the jobless rate, which is currently more than 12 percent for veterans. watch

New order for democracy for sale

New order for democracy for sale

08/16/11 08:00PM

Former Louisiana governor and current Republican presidential candidate Buddy Roemer explains why his campaign refuses to accept PAC money or individual donations greater than $100 on The Last Word. watch

Bachmann eyes in new meme

Bachmann eyes in new meme

08/16/11 07:17PM

Steve Buscemi just got some competition. Newsweek magazine's controversial cover photo of Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann inspired a little fun with the ol' Photoshop. The new tumblr page, Bachmann-eyezed, shows that glossy stare transplanted onto all kinds of famous faces. read more

First Word: Tuesday, August 16

08/16/11 03:58PM

Here's a look at stories that caught our attention today. What headlines are you clicking on?Karl Rove piles on Rick Perry: Bernanke line ‘not a presidential statement’Mitt Romney doesn't want to talk about Gov. Rick PerryObama, tea party supporters get in heated exchange in IowaVoters go to polls in Wisconsin's two final... read more

A closer look at Perry's record

08/15/11 11:51PM

Jim Hightower, former Agriculture Commissioner of Texas, and Erica Grieder, who covers Texas for The Economist, join The Last Word with details on the Texas governor and his stance on the issues. read more

Des Moines, Iowa - August, 15

Perry launches first campaign video

08/15/11 08:30PM

Rick Perry's campaign has released a web video touting the newly added Republican candidate and his record. It hits all the campaign video musts - spooky imagery, an ominous floating newspaper headline, a promise for a better tomorrow, a reminder that your children's futures are at stake, etc. Oh yeah - and there's video of him... read more

Tim Pawlenty (file)

Lawrence on Tim Pawlenty's exit

08/15/11 08:25PM

Tim Pawlenty became the first Republican candidate to drop out of the 2012 presidential race. He announced his decision yesterday in Iowa, where all the mild-mannered magic began.As you probably know, it was the widely held belief on The Last Word that T-Paw would ultimately bag the nomination. Despite all his talk of "Google tests"... read more


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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