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George Will: Trump Is ‘a Kind of Mistake of Nature’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Washington Post columnist George Will offered his assessment of President Donald Trump while elaborating on his latest Post column that deems Vice President Mike Pence to be “worse” than Trump. “Donald Trump is an

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George Will: Conservatives Will Turn on Trump By Mid-Summer

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Washington Post columnist George Will discussed his departure from the Republican Party and the decision by Fox News not to renew his contract as a network contributor. Will suggested some of it was attributable

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MSNBC’s O’Donnell Walks Back Questions About Trump Salary

MSNBC’s “The Last Word” host Lawrence O’Donnell walked back his questioning of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s “Apprentice” salary on Thursday. O’Donnell began by stating that he likes Trump, and talked about meeting him at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

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MSNBC’s O’Donnell: ‘Essential Truth That We’re All Socialists’

MSNBC’s “The Last Word” host Lawrence O’Donnell wondered if Bernie Sanders had educated Vermonters “to the essential truth that we’re all socialists now” on Monday. O’Donnell asked, “Howard Dean, you’ve been watching Bernie Sanders longer than any of us as

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Lawrence O’Donnell: Hillary Doesn’t Get to Choose ‘Convenience’

MSNBC’s “The Last Word” host Lawrence O’Donnell argued that Hillary Clinton doesn’t get to choose “convenience,” she has to follow the rules on Tuesday’s “Now with Alex Wagner.” “Convenience is not a choice you have in government. She had a

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MSNBC’s O’Donnell Laughs at Granholm’s Hillary Defense

MSNBC’s “The Last Word” host Lawrence O’Donnell openly laughed at former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm’s (D) defense of Hillary Clinton on Wednesday. O’Donnell began by reading from a 2009 regulation  that says “agencies that allow employees to send and receive official electronic

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MSNBC’s O’Donnell: No Explanation for Hillary E-mail Story

MSNBC’s “The Last Word” host Lawrence O’Donnell said that there is “no conceivable, rational explanation” for Hillary Clinton only using a personal e-mail during her time as Secretary of State on Monday. O’Donnell dubbed Clinton’s actions “a stunning breach of

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O’Donnell Criticizes Obama Prayer Breakfast Speech

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell criticized President Obama’s speech at the National Prayer Breakfast on Saturday’s “Up with Steve Kornacki.” “The only comparable event in terms of religious war you can come up with is 800 years ago, and it is

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Round Two: Dershowitz Explains Why France’s Softness on Terrorism Was Wrong

For the second consecutive night, legal scholar and commentator Alan Dershowitz appeared on MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” to discuss the flaws with France’s policy on terrorism. On Thursday’s episode, Dershowitz and O’Donnell engaged in an impromptu heated

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CAIR Exec Director: Maher ‘Offends Himself More Than He Offends Me’

On Thursday’s broadcast of “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” CAIR executive director Nihad Awad reacted to HBO host Bill Maher’s remarks on Islam as it pertained to this week’s terrorist attack on the French magazine Charlie Hedbo in Paris.

State Senator: This Is St Louis’ Race War

State Senator: This Is St Louis’ Race War

Monday night on MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” Missouri State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadali (D) said of the riots after the grand jury announcement that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will not face charges for fatally shooting Michael Brown,

Penn Jillette: I Support the First and Second Amendments

Penn Jillette: I Support the First and Second Amendments

Even though he comes from the small western Massachusetts town of Greenfield, Penn Jillette of the Las Vegas duo of Penn & Teller is not exactly what one might call an outdoors enthusiast. “No, no! Never!,” he tells Breitbart News.

The Crash and Churn of Lawrence O'Donnell

The Crash and Churn of Lawrence O'Donnell

Note from Senior Management: Lawrence O’Donnell and his brother Michael lived through a horrific accident this past April while on vacation. His initial rehab complete he returns to MSNBC this week. Veteran journalist Lloyd Grove of The Daily Beast interviews

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell Off Air for Several Weeks Due To Car Wreck

Their ratings already a train wreck, relatively prominent MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell will be off air for several weeks following a car accident while riding in a taxi overseas. MSNBC released the following statement. Lawrence O’Donnell and his brother Michael