The newly resurfaced talking point in the Republican primary race could come back to haunt the party at the ballot box. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell discusses it with former McCain adviser Steve Schmidt. watch
A former aide to Herman Cain says his campaign has a “do not speak to him unless spoken to rule.” Time’s Joe Klein and MSNBC analyst Alex Wagner join The Last Word with analysis on the frontrunner’s leadership style. watch
These are some of the stories shaping our rundown tonight for our last show of the week. Remember that with our new schedule we do not have a show on Fridays anymore.New York Times finds out Herman Cain has some weird management skills. Mississippi debates initiative that could ban birth control pill.Ruth Madoff say couple tried suicide in 2008... read more
Triple threat (actor/comedian/author) John Hodgman has a new book coming out next week, "That Is All." To get the word out, he's put together a really fantastic web video that's been posted over at Funny or Die.See if you can count all of the celebrity cameos in this thing. It's quite impressive. I think you'll... read more
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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