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First Word: Tuesday, October 4

10/04/11 03:40PM

Here's a look at stories shaping tonight's rundown. What headlines are you clicking on?Chris Christie not running: 'Now is not my time'The five stages of 'Chris Christie isn't running' griefPresident Obama to hit Eric Cantor for piecemeal jobs bill approachRick Perry slips, Herman Cain rises in bid for GOP... read more

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Reagan on taxing millionaires more

10/03/11 08:31PM

In another blow to the image of Pres. Ronald Reagan that lives in the minds of some of today's Republicans, Pres. Reagan gave a speech in 1985 calling for the end to tax loopholes for millionaires. Yes, really.This video was released today by ThinkProgress and in it Reagan says in part:"We’re going to close the unproductive tax... read more

Repeat after me… Joe Stiglitz is here

10/03/11 08:04PM

Joe Stiglitz is a guest on the show tonight. The Columbia University economics professor previously served as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors to President Clinton. Check him out talking to Occupy Wall Street protesters over the weekend. read more

The rising star of Herman Cain

The rising star of Herman Cain

10/03/11 08:00PM

Can the GOP presidential candidate sustain the momentum? The Last Word's Senior Trump correspondent/Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart joins the show to share his insight. watch

Chris Christie: Is he in or out?

Chris Christie: Is he in or out?

10/03/11 08:00PM

The New Jersey governor will reportedly decide on a 2012 run by Wednesday. New York Magazine’s John Heilemann and The AOL-Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman analyze the prospects with MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell. watch

Country singer Hank Williams Jr. (file)

Hank Williams not ready for some football

10/03/11 07:50PM

ESPN booted country singer Hank Williams Jr. from tonight's opening of Monday Night Football after he compared President Obama to Adolf Hilter on Fox News."While Hank Williams, Jr. is not an ESPN employee, we recognize that he is closely linked to our company through the open to Monday Night Football. We are extremely disappointed with... read more

Amanda Knox cleared of murder

10/03/11 05:11PM

An Italian appeals court overturned Amanda Knox's murder conviction today after a lengthy and high profile legal battle. The 24-year-old American served nearly four years in prison following the death of her British roommate in 2007. The court in Pergula, Italy ordered the 24-year-old American to be freed.The court also acquitted Knox'... read more

First Word: Monday, October 3

10/03/11 03:35PM

Will he or won't he? Our staff is obsessing over a possible Christie run. We'll be talking about that later tonight, along with these other stories. What headlines are you following today?Chris Christie's momentObama campaign previews populist campaign in strategy memoSouth Carolina to hold primary January 21What do Occupy Wall... 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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