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Did Sarah Palin quit her bus tour?

Did Sarah Palin quit her bus tour?

06/22/11 08:00PM

The mere suggestion of that has her attacking her employer, Fox News. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell is joined by Jonathan Capehart, Washington Post editorial writer and MSNBC contributor. watch

Pelosi calls Cantor walkout 'interesting'

Pelosi calls Cantor walkout 'interesting'

06/22/11 08:00PM

In an interview with MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi responds to the impasse over debt talks and how they can move forward without key players. The full interview airs Thursday at 8pm ET. watch

Huntsman ad gets the Rewrite

Huntsman ad gets the Rewrite

06/22/11 08:00PM

The Republican on Republican attacks begin in the race for the presidential nomination. In round one, Rick Santorum takes on Jon Huntsman. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell has the Rewrite. watch

Watch Obama's Afghanistan speech

06/22/11 07:58PM

In a speech at the White House tonight, President Obama detailed plans for the withdrawal of 33,000 surge troops from Afghanistan no later than September 2012. Give us your reaction in the comment section below. read more

End of the road for Palin's bus tour?

End of the road for Palin's bus tour?

06/22/11 07:27PM

Former half-term Alaska Governor Sarah Palin resumed her role as America’s Tweeter-in-Chief this afternoon, refudiating repudiating a (gasp) Fox News report that she has put her One Nation bus tour indefinitely on hold.  Palin, in her typical 140-character format, took the opportunity to jab her current employer. read more

Santorum rewrites Huntsman ad

06/22/11 06:56PM

Rick Santorum did his own Rewrite of fellow presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman.Über conservative Santorum took on the former Utah governor’s nonsensical dirt bike ad over his stance on abortion. The original shows a person (more details on that in tonight’s show) riding through the desert. No voice-overs. Just folksy music playing in the... read more

Source: Amy Belasco, "The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11"

Context of Obama's troop withdrawal

06/22/11 05:14PM

At 8pm ET, President Obama is scheduled to address the nation on the war in Afghanistan. According to The New York Times, he’s expected to outline plans to bring roughly 30,000 American troops home by next summer.These drastic reductions — not recommended by Obama’s top military commanders — signal the mounting political and economic pressure to... read more

First Word: June 22, 2011

06/22/11 03:11PM

Big show tonight. At 8pm ET, Lawrence and Rachel will bring you live coverage and analysis of President Obama's speech on Afghanistan. We'll also tell you about the other top political headlines.Afghan strategy has loomed over Obama presidencyAfghanistan presents GOP candidates with identity crisisDemocrats explicitly call out GOP for... read more

The socialism of Bachmann

06/21/11 11:21PM

In the Rewrite, msnbc's Lawrence O'Donnell reminds GOP presidential hopefuls Bachmann and Pawlenty that their pork-barrel handouts conflict with their free market message read more

Labor laws under attack?

06/21/11 09:28PM

Here’s an interesting read from The Cap Times about the repeal of Wisconsin’s 20th Century labor laws.The current Republican lawmakers have a different game plan. As he opened debate on the budget bill, the Republican speaker said that nearly half of his caucus are first-term legislators who have pledged to enact a revolutionary agenda... read more


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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