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Apologies all around from News Corp

07/15/11 07:23PM

Another News Corp exec bit the dust today over the U.K. hacking scandal. Les Hinton, the CEO of Dow Jones & Co., resigned, saying in a statement it was the right thing to do. He said was "ignorant of what apparently happened" but apologized for the hurt caused by the actions News of the World staffers.Just earlier in the day,... read more

The Last Word staffers Ronnie Polidoro, Anthony Reyes and I on our set. Note the Sorting Hat in the foreground.

Gone with the wand

07/15/11 05:10PM

Last night at midnight marked the end of a very magical era. The final installment in the Harry Potter films,  "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II" premiered across the U.S. and raked in a record-breaking $43.5 million from just the midnight showings.As you might have learned from some of our past blogs, there are a TON of... read more

First Word: July 15, 2011

07/15/11 03:07PM

A look at stories shaping our rundown.'Decision time' on budget, President Obama tells leadersObama publicly backs means-testing MedicareSpeaker Boehner: No debt limit solution until after vote on balanced budget amendmentMarcus Bachmann says his clinics are not anti-gayRupert Murdoch apologizes for phone hacking, Rebekah Brooks... read more

Closing a debt ceiling deal

07/15/11 08:21AM

As the clock continues to tick down on the debt ceiling deadline, as the Republican retreat and disarray demonstrates, the president's power only increases. Lawrence has the latest details, plus he offers his own quick solution to getting a debt ceiling bill passed. read more

Rewriting Cantor’s tax record

Rewriting Cantor’s tax record

07/14/11 08:00PM

MSNBC’s Lawrence's O’Donnell revisits a TV debate he had with Eric Cantor in 2009, reminding us the man currently holding up grave debt talks once voted with Rep. Kucinich on a tax increase. watch

Debunking debt ceiling myths

Debunking debt ceiling myths

07/14/11 08:00PM

What would happen if the government defaults? MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell debunks the various myths surrounding the debt ceiling with columnist for the Washington Post Ezra Klein. watch

The Eric Cantor problem

The Eric Cantor problem

07/14/11 08:00PM

As the clock continues to tick down on the debt ceiling deadline, as the Republican retreat and disarray demonstrates, the president's power only increases. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell has details. watch

Debt negotiations: Day 5

Debt negotiations: Day 5

07/14/11 08:00PM

MSNBC Political Contributor Richard Wolffe joins The Last Word to weigh in on the latest debt negotiations between The White House and top lawmakers. watch

Teddy Kennedy's anti-Romney ads

Teddy Kennedy's anti-Romney ads

07/14/11 08:00PM

The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank joins The Last Word to discuss Teddy Kennedy's blistering challenge of Romney's jobs record in a previously un-aired 1994 campaign ad. watch

First Word: Thursday, July 14

First Word: Thursday, July 14

07/14/11 08:00PM

At 5:43 pm, the president concluded yet another meeting with the congressional leadership with no resolution of the problem at hand: the Eric Cantor problem. watch

Un-aired Kennedy ad against Romney

07/14/11 06:59PM

Since his passing in 2009, Teddy Kennedy's legacy has left a lasting impact on U.S. politics. Elected officials and citizens alike are often reminded of his steadfast commitment to affordable healthcare, while his 2008 DNC speech in support of Barack Obama still has the ability to send chills up spines.A new article in Politico today... read more

How to tongue tie Cantor

07/14/11 05:55PM

There are various reports out there about the tension between President Obama and Rep. Eric Cantor at the White House debt-limit talks. According to Cantor, the president was not very friendly to him last night, and according to Democratic aides, Cantor was not polite to the president.Even Lawrence has tried to have a productive conversation... read more

Repression therapy in comedy

07/14/11 05:17PM

Earlier this week, Lawrence told you about the Christian-based therapy clinic presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann co-owns with her husband. Truth Wins Out, a gay rights group, went undercover at the counseling center, and a video shows that staffers are using prayer and Bible scriptures to help “cure” people of homosexuality.Marcus Bachmann... read more

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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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