The Keep Conservatives United group, a pro-Michele Bachmann Super PAC, just released an ad questioning Rick Perry's ultra conservative chops. The video paints the Texas governor as a Texas-sized spender who's been "covering his deficits with record borrowing" — not a true "tea party guy." The clip later touts... read more
Here's a look at stories we're following right now. What headlines are you clicking on this afternoon?Partisan fight leads President Obama to move date of speechObama at crossroads in job creation politics Even as he prepares for fall offensive, Obama retreats on jobs speechTucson Republican leader slams county GOP for Giffords gun... read more
New York Magazine's John Heilemann and msnbc analyst Richard Wolffe join The Last Word to analyze this unprecedented public conflict between The White House and Republican Speaker John Boehner. read more
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's hurricane briefings in Spanish provoked what has been called the best thing about Hurricane Irene. The woman behind the tweets of @ElBloombito, Rachel Figueroa-Levin, joins The LastWord. watch
MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks to American University professor Allan Lichtmann about his prediction model that shows President Obama will win in 2012. It's called the 13 Keys to the White House and it's predicted every presidential election since 1984. watch
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