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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...

WATCH: O'Donnell Couldn't Resist

Posted 03.28.2013 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell couldn't resist mocking Rush Limbaugh and Bill O'Reilly's emerging feud over gay marriage. O'Reilly recently flip-flopped on ga...

O'Donnell Thinks Krugman Is 'A Lonely Voice Opposing Austerity' Because He Listens to MSNBC

William K. Black | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
William K. Black

It is very harmful to the nation that MSNBC has led people to believe that there is only one, presumably hopelessly weird, economist in the world who opposes austerity as a response to the Great Recession.

Lawrence O'Donnell's Surprisingly Candid Words About Cable News

Posted 09.10.2013 | Media

In a surprisingly candid interview with Salon, Lawrence O'Donnell admitted that he "desperately" misses show business and said, "I don't know what I'm...

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell Runs Through Dick Morris' 'Greatest' Hits

Posted 02.06.2013 | Media

MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell used his signature "Rewrite" segment to run through former Fox News contributor Dick Morris' greatest hits. Fox News ...

Al Jazeera America: Time for a New Cable Model?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 03.31.2013 | Media
Nikolas Kozloff

Beset with logistical as well as political hurdles, Al Jazeera America will undoubtedly confront a rocky road ahead. If the network decides to raise the bar and provide truly innovative programming, then the network will surely gain some respect.

Catholic League: Obama Should Swear In On The 'Das Kapital'

Posted 01.11.2013 | Religion

Catholic League president Bill Donohue on Friday published a news release, in which he suggested that President Barack Obama should swear in on "Das K...

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell's Problem With Obama's Inauguration

Posted 01.11.2013 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell has a recommendation for President Obama on Inauguration Day: get rid of the Bible. On Thursday, the MSNBC host reacted to news...

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell's Odd Demand

Posted 01.09.2013 | Media

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell made a rather odd demand on his Tuesday MSNBC show: appoint me as Massachusetts interim senator. Massachusetts will hos...

Donald Trump and NBC's Unholy Alliance

Chez Pazienza | Posted 03.10.2013 | Media
Chez Pazienza

When all is said and done, the reality is that only low ratings will get Trump off NBC. That's the best we can hope for. But make no mistake: NBC should fire Trump.

WATCH: MSNBC's 9 Wildest Moments Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.07.2013 | Media

After posting the 9 Wildest Things Fox News Said In 2012, many of you wrote to us asking if we'd make a compilation of MSNBC's wildest moments, too. ...

O'Donnell Denounces NRA Chief: 'Lobbyist For Mass Murderers'

Posted 12.22.2012 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell condemned NRA president Wayne LaPierre for Friday his press conference about the Newtown massacre in a special edition of his MSNBC...

O'Donnell Condemns 'Blood-Drenched' NRA Boss

Posted 12.19.2012 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell tore into National Rifle Associaton CEO Wayne LaPierre with intensity on Wednesday, calling the gun rights advocate "blood-drenched...

WATCH: O'Donnell Slams Top Republican Over Failed Stunt

Posted 12.10.2012 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell slammed Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell for filibustering his own bill on Thursday. McConnell's attempt to embarrass Sena...

WATCH: Fox News Hosts Are Outraged

Posted 12.05.2012 | Media

Fox News' Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade seemed perturbed Wednesday morning after they learned that some MSNBC hosts and "influential progressives" we...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Meets With Rachel Maddow, Al Sharpton, 'Influential Progressives' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama met with Rachel Maddow, Al Sharpton and other "influential progressives" on Tuesday as part of his campaign to se...

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell Mourns Boy Shot Dead In Florida

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell spoke on his Thursday show about the recent killing of Jordan Davis, a 17-year-old black student who was shot dead by an older whit...

Michael Calderone

Will MSNBC Hold Obama Accountable In Second Term? | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.06.2012 | Media

NEW YORK –- MSNBC President Phil Griffin labels his network's sensibility as progressive, but the cable news channel could also be described these d...