Conflicting views from our panel over Pres. Obama’s request from Congress to authorize the use of military force against the Islamic State. Lawrence discusses with our panel. Also discussed: the “circus” over Israeli PM Netanyahu’s speech to Congress. watch
Shortly after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was officially charged for the Boston Marathon attack, MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell interviewed Watertown Police Chief Ed Deveau, whose police force brought the manhunt to an end. watch
President Barack Obama has made a point of saying the Islamic State is "not Islamic," despite pressure from critics to define America's enemy as Islamic extremism. Last week, following the release of a video purporting to show Islamic State militants burning a Jordanian pilot alive, Obama referred to "whatever ideology"... read more
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