Few things get Last Word staffers up early in the morning. Not getting up before 9:30am is one of the perks of working on our show. However, when undercover reporting calls — we show up for duty. Our mission: live tweeting the royal wedding. Why undercover you ask? First of all, we will literally be under covers, as in still in bed. Secondly, Lawrence is not the biggest fan of The Royal Wedding coverage. It's not that he has anything against royals or Kate, it's just he would prefer not to cover it. read more
Okay, I know, I know — today's news is kind of all about one thing. But there are other things happening in the world, too. And this one's kind of fun. Late yesterday R&B superstar Beyonce released this video for First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! campaign to fight childhood obesity. read more
Here's a look at stories we're following right now. What headlines are you clicking on?President Obama releases detailed U.S. birth certificate. Donald Trump says Obama's birth certificate should've been released long ago.Obama to nominate CIA director Leon Panetta as defense secretary.Eric Cantor criticizes Obama for addressing birth certificate controversy.Rep. Giffords boards jet for flight to shuttle launch.India gets all China-y, restricts free speech on the web. read more
The Donald makes another appeal to Obama haters by wondering how President Obama managed to get into Harvard. Msnbc's Lawrence O'Donnell talks to PBS host Tavis Smiley for details. Plus, some staggering poll numbers on Trump's popularity. read more
Rep. Ron Paul announced today he's forming a campaign exploratory committee, potentially seeking the Republican nomination for president.The Texas Congressman spread the word in Iowa. He told a small audience at a hotel in Des Moines he was eager to promote his views about reducing the scope of government, in particular.Tea Party supporters heart him. But if he goes for the GOP nom, he could split the votes even more.Iowa will hold the nation's first presidential caucuses in February.
Paul ran for president in 2008 and finished fifth in the Iowa caucuses. read more
Royal wedding guests need to be on their best behavior (that’s behaviour to the Brits). The guys at How To Do Everything answer your burning questions, like what to do if the Queen catches on fire or comes under siege from angry mob of mosquitoes. And we were worried about what dessert fork to use! Whatever you do, do not, I repeat, do not use the word "toilet." read more