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Does Ryan have the votes to become speaker?

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks to moderate House Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo about whether Rep. Paul Ryan has enough support among House Republicans to...

October 20, 2015

Lawrence O'Donnell covers the breaking news on the House speakership and news Paul Ryan is considering a run, the latest news about the 2016 GOP candidates...

GOP’s New Planned Parenthood Investigation

President of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards and fmr. Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis (D) respond to the new Republican-led special committee to investigate...

GOP Groups Conspire Against Trump

The Club for Growth is now running negative ads against GOP front-runner Donald Trump, but are those ads showing results in the polls? If they don’t, how...

Freedom Caucus Reacts to Ryan Demands

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) set his conditions for being Speaker of the House and he wants the entire GOP behind him, including the hold-out Freedom Caucus....

Did Harry Reid endorse Paul Ryan?

What was behind Democratic Sen. Harry Reid’s kind remarks Tuesday about Rep. Paul Ryan? MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell speaks to his panel.

What Boehner will do before leaving?

Before handing off the speakership to Paul Ryan or whoever follows him, what issues do House Republicans want to see Speaker Boehner resolve before he leaves...

The future of the Hastert Rule in the House

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks with House Freedom Caucus member Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA) about what he thinks the future of the Hastert rule in the...

October 19, 2015

Lawrence O'Donnell covers the continued chaos for House Republicans - will Rep. Ryan run as speaker? Plus the latest 2016 poll numbers, the new Star Wars...

Will Rep. Paul Ryan run as speaker?

It's a crucial week for the House GOP. Paul Ryan is reportedly open to the speaker job and Hillary Clinton will testify to the Benghazi Committee, as a House...

Star Wars trailer causes fan pandemonium

As tickets went on sale, the official trailer for the next Star Wars film, ‘The Force Awakens’ was released to huge fanfare. Why has the franchise made such...

Fmr. US amb. on Israeli-Palestinian violence

Dennis Ross, who was involved in the Middle East peace process as a US diplomat for nearly 30 years, joins MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss his new book...

Excerpt from 'Doomed to Succeed' by fmr. US Amb. Dennis Ross

Read an excerpt from the new book on US-Israeli relations by a former American ambassador involved in the Middle East process peace for nearly three decades.

40-year high for Peace Corps applications

The Peace Corps announced it received the highest number of volunteer applications since 1975. That surge comes after a recent change in the application...

October 15, 2015

Lawrence O'Donnell discusses the major news stories of the day.

Dick Van Dyke picks Tuesday’s debate winner

TV, stage, and movie star Dick Van Dyke joins Lawrence O'Donnell to discuss his new book “Keep Moving” but the conversation turned mostly political.

Atheist and Muslim talk Islam, tolerance

Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz talk to Lawrence O'Donnell about their new book "Islam and the Future of Tolerance," American troops in Afghanistan, and what the...

Did Bernie Sanders really win the debate?

Many pundits proclaimed Hillary Clinton the winner of Tuesday's debate but focus groups found Bernie Sanders the top choice. The senator from Vermont is also...

Extract of "Islam and the Future of Tolerance"

Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz talk about their new book "Islam and the Future of Tolerance."

Extract of "Keep Moving"

Read an extract of TV, stage, and movie star Dick Van Dyke new book, "Keep Moving."

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