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Rewriting the American death penalty

Rewriting the American death penalty

09/22/11 08:00PM

The execution of Troy Davis drew an unprecedented amount of media attention. But where was the outrage over Derrick Mason who was put to death in Alabama today? MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell has more in the Rewrite. watch

GOP candidates assemble in Florida

GOP candidates assemble in Florida

09/22/11 08:00PM

Republican presidential candidates gather for another debate. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell gets analysis from Steve Schmidt, a senior advisor to the McCain-Palin campaign, and Howard Fineman of the Huffington Post. watch

MTV's Jersey Shore cast member Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi

In defense of Snooki and NJ film tax credits

09/22/11 07:05PM

UPDATE (Sept. 27): Christie vetoed the tax credit, but only the one for production of "Jersey Shore"New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has drawn fire in the past for his love of budget cuts. Now it seems he's focusing in on The Arts. At issue is a tax credit approved for production of MTV's infamous reality show, Jersey... read more

You tell 'em, Elizabeth Warren

09/22/11 06:37PM

Elizabeth Warren is about to become the new working class hero. A recent viral video shows the former head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau masterfully breaking down progressive economics to its simplest form. She rebukes the Republican notion that taxing the wealthy is "class warfare":"I hear all this, you know, ‘Well,... read more

Orszag dismisses claims in Suskind book

09/22/11 04:45PM

On last night’s show, msnbc's Martin Bashir grilled Ron Suskind over Confidence Men. The book claims life inside the Obama White House isn't all that peachy, especially for women, because of a boys-club attitude and general dysfunction on how to handle the financial crisis.Former White House budget director Peter Orszag is one of the... read more

First Word: Thursday, September 22

09/22/11 02:53PM

Here's a look at stories we're following right now. Anything on your Rewrite radar? Tell us what stories you're interested in now.The last words of Troy Davis before execution: 'I am innocent'Orszag: Suskind criticism 'inconsistent with my experience'Elizabeth Warren blasts GOP 'class warfare' charge... read more

Suskind defends White House book

09/21/11 10:17PM

Last Word guest host Martin Bashir talks to Pulitizer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind about controversial details in Confidence Men. The new book alleges President Obama presided over an administration that treated women unfairly in the White House, and failed to provide proper leadership during the financial crisis. Watch the full interview. read more

Suskind defends book on White House

Suskind defends book on White House

09/21/11 08:00PM

Pulitizer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind’s new book alleges President Obama presided over an administration that unfairly treated women in the White House, and failed to provide proper leadership during the financial crisis. He joins The Last... watch

SCOTUS decision on Troy Davis

SCOTUS decision on Troy Davis

09/21/11 08:00PM

NBC’s Thanh Trong has the latest report from Georgia and NBC News' Justice Correspondent Pete Williams explains the process of appealing to the Supreme Court in the execution case watch

White House reacts to Suskind book

White House reacts to Suskind book

09/21/11 08:00PM

In an interview of The Last Word, Bloomberg View columnist Jonathan Alter says the White House told staffers not to turn on each other over allegations in Ron Suskind’s new book. watch

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