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Benghazi 101: What you need to know

Benghazi 101: What you need to know

10/23/15 06:48PM

Does the Benghazi situation confuse you? We’ve got you covered. From the actual incident, to why Hillary Clinton is facing investigative committees for it - this is everything you need to know. watch

Ben Carson trumps Trump in Iowa

Ben Carson trumps Trump in Iowa

10/22/15 10:43PM

New poll numbers show Ben Carson beating longstanding GOP leader Donald Trump in Iowa. Lawrence speaks with Joy Reid and Eugene Robinson about the new numbers and the state of the race. Plus, who from Trump’s camp took aim at Iowans over this latest poll? watch

Where the Benghazi Committee messed up

Where the Benghazi Committee messed up

10/22/15 10:01PM

Five hours into Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi testimony, a Democratic Congressman asked what was the purpose of the committee. It’s a fair question. Lawrence O’Donnell asks experts from the Watergate investigation where this Benghazi Committee went wrong. watch

The House Benghazi Committee's big mistake

The House Benghazi Committee's big mistake

10/21/15 10:38PM

In the Rewrite, Lawrence lays out the one thing Benghazi Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy could do to restore some credibility after Kevin McCarthy admitted on national television that the committee's objective is to drive down Hillary Clinton's poll numbers. watch

Donald Trump wants to face Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump wants to face Hillary Clinton

10/21/15 10:28PM

Trump says he wants to face Clinton in a 2016 general election, but plenty of his fellow Republicans think that will be, to use one of Trump’s favorite words, a disaster. Who’s right? MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell speaks to Michael Steele, Josh Barro, and EJ Dionne. watch

Does Ryan have the votes to become speaker?

Does Ryan have the votes to become speaker?

10/21/15 10:17PM

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks to moderate House Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo about whether Rep. Paul Ryan has enough support among House Republicans to become the next speaker. Plus, how do conservative Republicans react to legislative veto threats? watch

GOP Groups Conspire Against Trump

GOP Groups Conspire Against Trump

10/20/15 10:28PM

The Club for Growth is now running negative ads against GOP front-runner Donald Trump, but are those ads showing results in the polls? If they don’t, how will the GOP establishment respond? Then, Trump answers whether he would support Jeb if he was the GOP nominee. watch

What Boehner will do before leaving?

What Boehner will do before leaving?

10/20/15 10:21PM

Before handing off the speakership to Paul Ryan or whoever follows him, what issues do House Republicans want to see Speaker Boehner resolve before he leaves the job? MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell and Luke Russert discuss. watch

Freedom Caucus Reacts to Ryan Demands

Freedom Caucus Reacts to Ryan Demands

10/20/15 10:00PM

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) set his conditions for being Speaker of the House and he wants the entire GOP behind him, including the hold-out Freedom Caucus. Freedom Caucus member Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA) tells Lawrence O’Donnell he’ll “sleep on” his decision on Ryan. watch

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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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