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It's Tancredo Versus Christie in Primary States

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.19.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

ince the news broke on this blog Nov. 6 that he was forming a "Stop Chris Christie PAC," former congressman Tom Tancredo has been on the interview cir...

Rachel Maddow's Hilarious Hand Off To Lawrence O'Donnell

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.22.2014 | Media

The cable news handoff can be a very special thing. MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O'Donnell shared a particularly funny moment Monday night as...

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell's Emotional Return To His Show

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.24.2014 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell returned to his show for the first time on Monday since the car accident that had kept him from the program since April. In a sw...

Lawrence O'Donnell Speaks Out About Horrifying Car Accident

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.20.2014 | Media

In a new interview with the Daily Beast, Lawrence O'Donnell said he feels "lucky to be alive" after a car accident that has kept him off the air for m...

Lawrence O'Donnell Updates Viewers On Recovery

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.12.2014 | Media

"Last Word" host Lawrence O'Donnell has been off the air since April, and he called into his show Wednesday to tell viewers how he is doing. O'Don...

Sandy Frank: An Appreciation

Tom Teicholz | Posted 06.24.2014 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

Sanford Jay Frank, the Emmy Award-winning writer and producer, screenwriting guru and conservative ideologue whom everyone called Sandy, died at his home in Calabasas on April 18.

MSNBC's Big Fail: Deafening Silence on Comcast-Time Warner Merger

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.22.2014 | Media
Paul Abrams

Rachel, Chris, Ed, Al, Lawrence, Chris....say it ain't so. Nary a mention of the gigundo merger between Comcast and Time Warner. You are, all of you, about speaking truth to power.

Lawrence O'Donnell In Car Accident

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.14.2014 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell was injured in a car accident on Saturday while traveling outside of the country, MSNBC confirmed to the Huffington Post. The "Last...

Taking Snowden's Christmas Message Seriously

Jay Sterling Silver | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Jay Sterling Silver

Although the media wasn't listening, Snowden's Christmas remarks broadened the message: the concept of privacy itself, and what we are to leave of it to our children, is important, is in peril, and must be added to the conversation.

Lawrence O'Donnell Attacks Snowden's Christmas Message

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell's patience for Edward Snowden appears to be growing short. On Wednesday, the NSA whistleblower delivered the UK Channel 4's "Al...

WATCH: O'Donnell Dismayed By 'Duck Dynasty' Star

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 12.20.2013 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell slammed Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson on Thursday for his "attempt to re-write American history" in his comments about black peo...

Fox News Coverage of Nelson Mandela's Death Falls Short

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 02.09.2014 | Media
Joan E. Dowlin

I found out about Nelson Mandela's passing when I turned on "Politics Nation with Al Sharpton" Thursday night. The whole program was appropriately de...

Learning by Protesting at French Consulate?

Meg Campbell | Posted 01.27.2014 | Education
Meg Campbell

After they presented their letter to Deputy Consul Henry, a reporter asked our Principal, Thabiti Brown, "Shouldn't students be in class?" He replied, in true Expeditionary Learning fashion: "This is class."

Lawrence O'Donnell Mocks O'Reilly's 'War On Christmas'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 12.04.2013 | Media

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell had some news for Bill O'Reilly on Monday night regarding his annual 'War on Christmas': It doesn't actually exist. "Bi...

A Lawrence O'Donnell-Glenn Beck Movie Could Really Happen, People

Posted 10.31.2013 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell and Glenn Beck might play cop partners together on the silver screen. Yes, that's right. Penn Jillette appeared on Tuesday'...

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell Attacks Ed Henry

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 11.27.2013 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell introduced a new feature called "Pinheads and White House Correspondents" on Thursday's "Last Word." The segment, inspired by B...

O'Donnell To Weiner: 'What Is Wrong With You?'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.10.2013 | Media

While Anthony Weiner's campaign for the Democratic nomination in the New York City mayoral race has been colorful throughout, his interview with MSNBC...

WATCH: New Republic Reporter Calls Out Lawrence O'Donnell

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 08.08.2013 | Media

In response to her heated appearance on MSNBC's "The Last Word," The New Republic's Julia Ioffe took to the publication that employs her to pen a lett...

Top 9 Ways to Run a Negative Campaign (in Hollywood)

Dan Mirvish | Posted 08.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Dan Mirvish

One reason the CAAN'T campaign backfired is because nobody knows who to root for when one bully beats up another bully.

So This Happened

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media

In response to critics who railed against Cheerios for featuring an interracial family in its newest ad, MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell dedicated an entir...

Campaign Finance Reform by a 'Stroke-of-the-Pen'

Paul Abrams | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

There is a silver (and gold) lining in the IRS flap. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell has pointed out that the law under which the flap arose has been misinterpreted by the IRS since 1959.

Kerry Washington Dated The Kid From 'Big'

Posted 05.17.2013 | Celebrity

Kerry Washington: "Scandal" star, female lead across Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx in "Django Unchained," and one of People magazine's most beautif...

Dem Senator Still Bothered By Senate Failure

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

Nearly a month removed from watching his background checks legislation fall flat on the Senate floor, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) revealed Thursday wha...

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell Lambastes Wayne LaPierre

Posted 05.07.2013 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell raged against NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre on Monday for what the MSNBC host called "exploiting" the Boston bombings to advocate against ...

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell Slams White House Reporters

Posted 05.01.2013 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell slammed White House reporters — who he said "believe their questions are more important than the president's answer" — after T...