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Dr. Ben Carson speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty)

Ben Carson's top five eyebrow-raising comments

03/04/15 09:27PM

Likely 2016 Republican presidential contender Dr. Ben Carson generated a lot of headlines after saying that being gay is "absolutely" a choice during an interview on Wednesday morning, a remark he later apologized for making. But this is far from the first time that Carson has courted controversy with things he's said. Here's... read more

‘Unusual… to solely use personal email’

‘Unusual… to solely use personal email’

03/03/15 11:32PM

As we waited for Hillary Clinton to address an Emily’s List gala, Lawrence asked legal experts and political analysts about the importance of the NYT Clinton email story.  Joining us was Krystal Ball, Jonathan Alter, Jason Baron & Steve Vladeck.  watch

The political aftermath of Netanyahu’s speech

The political aftermath of Netanyahu’s speech

03/03/15 11:31PM

PM Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress that the current nuclear negotiations with Iran would not prevent the nation from developing nuclear weapons. Shortly after, the House cleared the DHS bill. Rep. Peter Welch, Michael Tomasky, Sam Stein, and Jonathan... watch

A protester holds her hands up in front of a police car in Ferguson, Missouri, on Nov. 25, 2014 during demonstrations following the grand jury decision in the fatal shooting of a 18-year-old black teenager Michael Brown. (Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty)

Justice Department releases scathing Ferguson report

03/03/15 02:29PM

The Department of Justice has released a scathing report on its findings in an investigation of the Ferguson, Missouri police department, in which it says the police department engaged in broad pattern of conduct that routinely violated the constitutional rights of African Americans.The DOJ findings include a pattern and practice of... read more

‘We’ve come a long way’

‘We’ve come a long way’

03/02/15 10:54PM

Lawrence O’Donnell remembers Earl Lloyd, who became the first African American player in the NBA in 1950 and how far we have come since Lloyd first stepped onto the court in the previously all-white NBA to the makeup of current teams today. watch

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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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