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First Word: Thursday, September 22

09/22/11 02:53PM

Here's a look at stories we're following right now. Anything on your Rewrite radar? Tell us what stories you're interested in now.The last words of Troy Davis before execution: 'I am innocent'Orszag: Suskind criticism 'inconsistent with my experience'Elizabeth Warren blasts GOP 'class warfare' charge... read more

Suskind defends White House book

09/21/11 10:17PM

Last Word guest host Martin Bashir talks to Pulitizer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind about controversial details in Confidence Men. The new book alleges President Obama presided over an administration that treated women unfairly in the White House, and failed to provide proper leadership during the financial crisis. Watch the full interview. read more

Suskind defends book on White House

Suskind defends book on White House

09/21/11 08:00PM

Pulitizer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind’s new book alleges President Obama presided over an administration that unfairly treated women in the White House, and failed to provide proper leadership during the financial crisis. He joins The Last... watch

SCOTUS decision on Troy Davis

SCOTUS decision on Troy Davis

09/21/11 08:00PM

NBC’s Thanh Trong has the latest report from Georgia and NBC News' Justice Correspondent Pete Williams explains the process of appealing to the Supreme Court in the execution case watch

White House reacts to Suskind book

White House reacts to Suskind book

09/21/11 08:00PM

In an interview of The Last Word, Bloomberg View columnist Jonathan Alter says the White House told staffers not to turn on each other over allegations in Ron Suskind’s new book. watch

President Obama caught off guard during a picture with leaders at the United Nations on Tuesday,

Presidential picture fail

09/21/11 06:27PM

See, presidents are just like us — even they take dorky photos sometimes. This picture of President Obama and other world leaders was snapped during yesterday's Open Government Partnership event at the United Nations in New York. Was he waving to someone?Obama addressed the General Assembly this morning, emphasizing the need for direct... read more

Rick Perry's new ad in post-T-Paw age

09/21/11 04:41PM

 Rick Perry released new ad, touting high unemployment numbers and increased poverty rates under the Obama administration. It plays up that theme by showing barren city streets and boarded up buildings. read more

First Word: Wednesday, September 21

09/21/11 03:22PM

Guests tonight include authors Ron Suskind and Joe McGinniss. Anything on your Rewrite radar? Tell us what stories you're following now.President Obama's tricky task at the UNRon Suskind fights back on Obama bookDispute on disaster aid threatens bill to avert government shutdownHouse GOP tightens its bond with NetanyahuWillard M.... read more

Nader talks Dem primary challenge

09/20/11 10:49PM

Ralph Nader wants someone to primary President Obama. In an exclusive interview with msnbc's Lawrence O'Donnell the former presidential candidate explains his stance. Plus he offers his thoughts on Twitter as a progressive platform, and tweeps might not like what they hear. read more

Flash mob + Bachmann protest = awesome

09/20/11 08:28PM

 What's not to love about a flash mob? They're fun. They're surprising. They just put you in a good mood.Couple that fun and surprising mood boost with a protest against Rep. Michele Bachmann's tendency to take anti-gay stances, and you've got a viral video in the making. Friday the folks at California's Courage... read more

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