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Trump vs. Seinfeld

Trump vs. Seinfeld

04/21/11 08:00PM

Jerry Seinfeld doesn't find anything funny about birthers or Donald Trump. Msnbc’s Lawrence O’Donnell has the story. watch

Cold open: April 21, 2011

Cold open: April 21, 2011

04/21/11 08:00PM

President Obama takes his fight to Nevada on the same day that Senator John Ensign finally stops his fight with the Senate Ethics committee. He just quit. watch

Rewriting taxes on the rich

Rewriting taxes on the rich

04/21/11 08:00PM

Republicans on Capitol Hill continue to rail against raising taxes on the wealthy even though many people who vote for Republicans are just fine with it.... watch

Sen. John Ensign quits

Sen. John Ensign quits

04/21/11 08:00PM

The Nevada Republican senator resigned today because of an ethics investigation. Washington Post editorial writer and msnbc contributor, Jonathan Capehart,... watch

Sen. John Ensign resigns

04/21/11 07:38PM

Nevada Senator John Ensign announced his resignation today amid an on-going ethics investigation. The Republican said he plans to send Vice President Biden a formal letter tomorrow, making it official.He is currently under investigation by the Senate Ethics Committee. read more

Your iPhone is stalking you

Your iPhone is stalking you

04/21/11 06:18PM

Can your iPhone track your every move? A new report released yesterday suggests Apple’s basically stalking you more than that creepy ex.Democratic lawmakers are now demanding answers from Steve Jobs. read more

Rep. Paul Ryan (Marco Grob/Time); Rep. Michele Bachmann (Mark Peterson/Redux for Time); House Speaker Jon Boehner (Andrew Cutraro/Redux for Time); Gov. Chris Christie (Marco Grob/Trunk Archive)

Time mag's 100 most influential

04/21/11 04:38PM

Today, Time magazine released its list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The usual suspects made the list: President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Oprah. (Lady Gaga, you were robbed!)But this year, four prominent Republicans also made the cut for the first time: Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, Rep. Michele Bachmann, House Speaker John Boehner and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Time mag profiled the Koch Brothers, which have been quietly yet generously funding the Tea Party. Sarah Palin was noticeably absent from the list. read more

First Word: April 21, 2011

04/21/11 02:30PM

Here's a look at stories we're following today. What headlines are you clicking on?GOP escalates debt-limit demands.Obama to supporters: I understand your frustration.Critics blast Gov. Jindal's hush-hush health care privatization push.Lawsuits fly in BP's gulf spill blame game.America's next top Libertarian: Gary Johnson.Karl Rove's advice to Republicans on winning the debt limit fight.The 2011 Time 100 list debuts today. read more

Bachmann: birther issue over

Bachmann: birther issue over

04/20/11 08:00PM

Msnbc’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks to Slate’s Dave Weigel about how the birther movement was brought to a halt by one of the Tea Party darlings herself. watch

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