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Born in the U.S.A.

04/27/11 03:11PM

President Barack Obama delivers a statement from the White House briefing room regarding the release of his long-form birth certificate. read more

First Word: April 27, 2011

04/27/11 02:55PM

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

Trump's appeal to Obama haters

04/26/11 10:26PM

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

100 GOP reasons

100 GOP reasons

04/26/11 08:00PM

Msnbc’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks to David Frum of about the world's most influential people, as determined by Time Magazine. watch

Rewriting Beck’s 9/11 remark

Rewriting Beck’s 9/11 remark

04/26/11 08:00PM

Performer Glenn Beck said something about 9/11 that he would never dare say to a New York City firefighter or police officer. Msnbc’s Lawrence O’Donnell has... watch

Cold open: April 26, 2011

Cold open: April 26, 2011

04/26/11 08:00PM

Republicans running for President are hoping to campaign on a platform of solid business know-how. That's going to be pretty hard if House Republicans cause... watch

Rep. Ron Paul

Rep. Ron Paul closer to 2012 bid

04/26/11 05:55PM

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 dos and don'ts

04/26/11 04:21PM

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

Levi Johnston (file)

Help rewrite Levi Johnston book title

04/26/11 02:42PM

Not to be outdone by his baby momma, Levi Johnston promises to “tell the truth” about his rocky relationship with the Palin clan in a brand new book.Touchstone Publishing plans to publish the tell-all book, Deer in the Headlights: My Life in Sarah Palin's Crosshairs, later this fall.In a statement released by his publisher, the former future son-in-law of Sarah Palin (and friend of this show) said the book addresses his “sense of Sarah” and his “perplexing fall from grace.” The 20-year-old knocked up Bristol Palin, the daughter of the former Alaska governor, when they were only teenagers.Johns read more

Beer ad takes on DADT repeal

04/26/11 01:05PM

Who doesn’t like beer? Who doesn't like soldiers? Why not put them together in a beer commercial? A new Budweiser beer commercial will have a lot of people asking, wait a minute, why did that soldier call that guy first and not his mom, girlfriend, or sister to tell them he was coming home? And why is that guy he called the person making all the coming home party arrangements? And why is that guy with the facial hair that is just too conveniently in between scruffy and styled the first person that the soldier gives a big hug?Well, at least two blogs are askin' but ain't nobody tellin'. read more