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The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell

The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell

Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC

Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. Join him every weeknight.

1086 - TX state officials: At least 19 students and 2 teachers killed in elementary school shooting
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  • 1086 - TX state officials: At least 19 students and 2 teachers killed in elementary school shooting

    Tonight on the Last Word: President Biden makes a plea for action on guns after the deadly Texas elementary school shooting. Also, an NRA meeting is scheduled for Friday in Houston. And Sen. Chris Murphy begs the Senate to “find a path forward.” Morgan Chesky, Rep. Joaquin Castro, Judge Lina Hidalgo, David Hogg and Tony Plohetski also join Lawrence O’Donnell.

    Wed, 25 May 2022 - 45min
  • 1085 - Democracy on the ballot in key midterm races

    Tonight on the Last Word: Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro says Doug Mastriano wants to impose his will on the people. Also, 192 House Republicans vote against the bill to address the baby formula shortage. Plus, the Georgia GOP primary will test the power of Donald Trump. And Ukraine President Zelenskyy calls for “maximum” sanctions against Russia. Fmr. Rep. Max Rose, Betsey Stevenson, Anat Shenker-Osario, Greg Bluestein, Cal Perry and Gabor Rona also join Ali Velshi.

    Tue, 24 May 2022 - 40min
  • 1084 - Lawrence: The Electoral College is a plague on America

    Tonight on the Last Word: The Washington Post Editorial Board says Doug Mastriano would “use his authority to reject free-and-fair election results.” Also, the January 6 Committee is investigating GOP Rep. Loudermilk’s Capitol tour on the day before the attack. Plus, Oklahoma passes a bill banning abortion at fertilization. And Finland and Sweden apply for NATO membership. AZ Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, PA Acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman, Glenn Kirschner, Dr. Iman Alsaden and Ben Rhodes join Lawrence O’Donnell.

    Fri, 20 May 2022 - 41min
  • 1083 - Pennsylvania governor race puts democracy on the ballot

    Tonight on the Last Word: Many Republican candidates back Donald Trump’s election lies. Also, the January 6 Committee denies the Justice Department’s requests for transcripts. Plus, the Pennsylvania GOP Senate primary vote counting continues. And a new book details Mitch McConnell’s role in the Senate under Trump. Rep. Madeleine Dean, Eddie Glaude, Stuart Stevens, Neal Katyal, Tim O’Brien, Tim Miller and Ira Shapiro join Lawrence O’Donnell.

    Thu, 19 May 2022 - 42min
  • 1082 - Trump-backed Rep. Madison Cawthorn concedes in NC GOP primary

    Tonight on the Last Word: President Biden and Sen. Chuck Schumer condemn Fox hosts for racist propaganda. Also, Sen. Mitch McConnell dodges a chance to denounce replacement theory. Plus, the Justice Department requests transcripts from the January 6 committee. And President Biden visits the families of the Buffalo mass shooting victims. Jelani Cobb, David Plouffe, Daniel Goldman, Steve Kornacki and Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown join Lawrence O’Donnell.

    Wed, 18 May 2022 - 41min
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