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Monday, October 23, 2017
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Liberals Find Community — And That Could Be Big

Like the Tea Party right, liberals are flocking to their own media campfires for warmth, talking points, and calls to action. The Tea Party’s membership was never huge in numbers, but the movement knew how to turn communal passions into political clout. Members jeered politicians and joined enthusiastic protests. But their real power came from marching as a group to party primaries and other elections that less engaged voters ignored.

April 6, 2017
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#EndorseThis: Stephen Colbert Trolls A Fellow Liberal

Certainly the story was news, reported by an outstanding and trusted journalist — as proved by the viral coverage that followed his scoop. But did it merit a 20-minute intro? Was there a feeling of anti-climax at the conclusion? Stephen Colbert trolls with a satirical answer.

March 16, 2017
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Rachel Maddow Explores Trump’s Shady Dealings With Azerbaijan’s Corrupt Officials

On last night’s Rachel Maddow show, the host explored an explosive story about the relationship between President Trump and Azerbaijan’s corrupt officials. An odd business deal might explain why President Trump appears so worried about a probe into his contacts.

March 7, 2017
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Rachel Maddow Debunks ‘Extreme Vetting’ Propaganda Of Muslim Ban

“I look at this, and you know what I think? I think the Muslim ban is dead,” Maddow said on her show in reference to a leaked Homeland Security report.

March 4, 2017

Endorse This: Biden Compares Trump And The Pope

The feud between Donald Trump and Pope Francis (yes, really) is now reaching the highest levels of government.

February 19, 2016

Endorse This: The Actual Reagan Record On Iran

Rachel Maddow gave a nice little history lesson in how Saint Ronald actually dealt with Iran in the mid-1980s — and it wasn’t pretty.

January 19, 2016

Late Night Roundup: Soul Food With Rand Paul

Larry Wilmore dispensed Rand Paul some advice on such topics as how to insult Donald Trump’s mother — and to revamp his image by getting a Jheri curl.

November 3, 2015

Vendetta Or Paranoia? The ‘Times,’ The ‘Beast,’ And The Clintons

The test of time? A conservative estimate of the amount of taxpayer treasure wasted on “investigating” Whitewater – a money-losing venture that ended years before Bill Clinton ran for president – is around $100 million.

September 2, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Eat Your F-in’ Vegetables!’

Jimmy Kimmel and First Lady Michelle Obama teamed up for a new public service announcement on nutrition, called “F and V” — though with a bit of disagreement over what exact language that really means.

August 21, 2015

Endorse This: Maddow Vs. Santorum

It must’ve been a fun debate for Rick Santorum — because with his poll numbers, he’s not likely to get invited to all that many debates.

July 23, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The ’90s Rapper Of Presidential Candidates

Larry Wilmore and Mike Yard took another look at Donald Trump’s potential appeal to minority voters — as a 1990s rapper getting into fights with everyone.

July 23, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Big Saudi Oil, And Big Corporate Money

America’s relationships with Saudi Arabian big oil — and American big money — got noticed by the late night shows.

January 29, 2015

Endorse This: Rachel Maddow’s Angry Midterm Mixtape

Angry about the mind-numbing midterms? Rachel Maddow has you covered.

October 22, 2014

WATCH: Rachel Maddow Still Won’t Back Down From The Koch Brothers

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow has made it her mission to expose the secretive ways that billionaires Charles and David Koch use their money and power to exact unprecedented influence in American elections. As a result, she gets lots of papers from lawyers representing the Kochs and Koch Industries. That has not stopped her from reporting on […]

January 28, 2014