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The Bachmann economic plan

The Bachmann economic plan

06/28/11 08:00PM

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks to former chief economist to Vice President Biden, Jared Bernstein to evaluate the congresswoman’s plan for job creation. watch

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Bristol Palin gossips on mom's 2012 run

06/28/11 07:57PM

The Palin family has a secret, and they’re not telling. Bristol Palin, daughter of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, said her mother “definitely knows” what she will be doing in regards to a run for the presidency. Palin blabbed these remarks today on Fox. read more

Bachmann under fire for Tom Petty song

06/28/11 07:32PM

While Michele Bachmann may be the GOP’s hot candidate du jour, the tea party’s best shot at a presidency and Sarah Palin’s "serious" antithesis, but she is no American Girl. At least, according to Tom Petty.The singer issued a cease and desist letter to Bachmann following the use of his hit "American Girl" on the campaign trail in Waterloo, Iowa yesterday. This, however, is not the first time Petty has asked a Republican politician to back away from his creations. In 2000, then candidate George W. read more

Fact-checking Michele Bachmann

06/28/11 03:51PM

If the John Wayne/John Wayne Gacy flub is any indication, Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann has a tendency to use unreliable data when speaking in public. msnbc's Daily Rundown put together a great video fact-checking her claims. read more

First Word: June 28, 2011

06/28/11 03:01PM

A look at stories shaping tonight's rundown.Why President Obama may stall the debt talksA profile on Rep. Michele Bachmann’s thin legislative résuméUnlike Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann shrugs off the attacks and criticismSarah Palin has made up her mind about 2012, Bristol SaysTim Pawlenty faults Obama, Clinton and GOP on foreign policyDems push for DREAM Act without GOP support read more

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Send your questions for Bloomberg

06/27/11 09:20PM

Fresh off New York's marriage equality victory, we've got an exclusive interview with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday. What should Lawrence ask him? Tell us in the comment section below. read more

Blagojevich found guilty

Blagojevich found guilty

06/27/11 08:00PM

NBC's Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff joins The Last Word to hash out the verdict in the Rod Blagojevich retrial, in which the former Illinois... watch