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Lawrence Lessig on critical campaign issue

Lawrence Lessig on critical campaign issue

11/02/15 10:20PM

Former Democratic candidate Lawrence Lessig was known for running a campaign about one issue – campaign finance. But he explains to MSNBC’s Alex Wagner how the goal of his campaign was something bigger than that one issue. watch

Lawrence Lessig: Let's transform this...

Lawrence Lessig: Let's transform this election

11/02/15 10:17PM

In a Last Word exclusive, MSNBC’s Alex Wagner talks to fmr. Democratic presidential candidate Lawrence Lessig on why he ended his campaign, why he thinks campaign finance reform is critical to our democracy, and how we can still 'transform' this election. watch

Is Jeb! causing havoc for GOP establishment?

Is Jeb! causing havoc for GOP establishment?

11/02/15 10:01PM

As Jeb Bush and his team launch a new campaign message, one conservative voice says he hopes Bush stays in the race to confuse establishment supporters. MSNBC’s Alex Wagner talks with Katie Packer, Jonathan Chait and Marc Caputo. watch

It’s just 12 days until next GOP debate

It’s just 12 days until next GOP debate

10/29/15 11:25PM

Candidates with momentum only have 12 days of glory before their next pitfall and struggling campaigns only have 12 days to turn it around. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell speaks with Alex Wagner, Tim Pawlenty, and Stuart Stevens. watch

Limbaugh: Budget deal leads to a Clinton win

Limbaugh: Budget deal leads to a Clinton win

10/29/15 11:25PM

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh says the bipartisan budget deal reached by Congressional leaders and the White House will hurt the GOP candidates seeking the White House likely ensuring a win for Hillary Clinton. David Corn and David Frum weigh in. watch

Trump on dip in polls: 'I don’t get it'

Trump on dip in polls: 'I don’t get it'

10/27/15 11:12PM

Donald Trump was in Iowa on Tuesday begging supporters to get his poll numbers up, after at least one national poll shows him trailing Ben Carson. Lawrence talks with Maria Teresa Kumar, Joy Reid, Austan Goolsbee and Republican strategist Matt Schlapp for more. watch

SC mayor on student arrest: ‘I was outraged’

SC mayor on student arrest: ‘I was outraged’

10/27/15 10:48PM

Columbia, South Carolina Mayor Stephen Benjamin joins Lawrence to weigh in on a police officer’s use of force during an arrest at Spring Valley High School. Then Joy Reid discusses the implications of students being arrested under the “disturbing school law.” watch

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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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