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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Charlotte Protests Diminish Early Friday As Family Views Video

Largely peaceful protests dwindled early on Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina, as police chose not to enforce a curfew prompted by two nights of riots.

September 23, 2016
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Watch: ‘National Memo’ Editor Joe Conason Weighs In On Saturday Night’s Dem Debate

‘National Memo’ editor-in-chief Joe Conason sat down with Joy Reid Sunday morning to discuss the final Democratic debate of the year. Regarding the much-hyped Sanders-Clinton clash that ended before it began, Conason remarked: “The two grown-ups decided to put this to rest last night.”

December 20, 2015
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Videos Of Police Shootings Don’t Always Tell The Full Story, Experts Warn

“Knowing what happens on video after it happens is totally different than knowing what the cop was thinking and what he will say he was thinking,” says one criminal justice expert.

November 25, 2015
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Watch: Joe Conason Joins ‘Morning Joe’ To Discuss Hillary Clinton’s Emails

Does Hillary Clinton mean it when she said “I want those emails out”? Joe Conason joined MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss.

May 20, 2015
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Hillary Clinton Makes Her Announcement

The Hillary Clinton announcement is here, finally. Watch her official campaign video.

April 12, 2015
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Police Dash Cam Video Shows Traffic Stop Before Shooting In South Carolina

There’s a precedent for the use of video in the Walter Scott murder and it involves a white officer shooting an unarmed black man in South Carolina.

April 10, 2015

#NationalMeme: Spectacular Images And Video Of Yesterday’s Solar Eclipse

See images of the spectacular total solar eclipse that graced the skies over the North Atlantic yesterday.

March 20, 2015
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Watch: Joe Conason Joins Hardball Roundtable Discussion On Clinton’s Emails

National Memo editor-in-chief Joe Conason joined the Hardball Roundtable discussion on Hillary Clinton’s emails.

March 17, 2015
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Endorse This: Republicans Are Ready For Impeachment

The tape doesn’t lie: Republicans would love to get rid of President Obama.

November 14, 2014
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Endorse This: Republicans Need A New Excuse For Ignoring Climate Change

This excuse has become even worse than “I’m not a scientist.”

November 13, 2014
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Endorse This: Net Neutrality Isn’t ‘Obamacare For The Internet’

Watch Jimmy Kimmel explain what net neutrality really means.

November 12, 2014
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Endorse This: Republicans Are Finally Ready To Govern (In A Few Years)

Should the GOP use its congressional majorities to actually govern? It’s complicated.

November 11, 2014
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There’s Still A Senate Race In Louisiana, And It’s Getting Ugly

See Mary Landrieu try to save her career with a vicious new attack ad.

November 10, 2014
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Endorse This: Meet The Tea Party’s Next Favorite Presidential Candidate

It looks like the 2016 Republican primaries will be just as crazy as the previous edition.

November 10, 2014
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WATCH: Any Hope For Common Ground In Congress?

Joe Conason discusses bipartisanship in Congress on key issues on MSNBC’s ‘The Reid Report.’

November 7, 2014
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Endorse This: Stephen Colbert’s ‘Mountain Of Midterm Madness’

Don’t miss Colbert’s hilarious send-up of cable news election coverage.

November 5, 2014
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Endorse This: How To Watch Election Night

Here’s how you can tell whether Democrats have a chance, or Republicans are romping.

November 4, 2014
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Endorse This: A Special Message From The GOP

Do you really have to vote on November 4?

November 3, 2014
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Endorse This: Thursday’s Debate Was Scott Brown’s Nightmare

This exchange could haunt Brown in the campaign’s final days.

October 31, 2014
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Endorse This: Christie Marks Sandy Anniversary By Bullying A Protester

See Governor Christie fly off the handle — again.

October 30, 2014
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Endorse This: Meet 2014’s Climate Change Truthers

Finally, an issue on which all Republicans seem to agree.

October 29, 2014
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WATCH: GOP Fearmongering Jumps The Shark

See the RNC’s outrageous closing argument.

October 28, 2014
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Endorse This: Stephen Colbert Stands With Louie Gohmert

Watch Stephen Colbert “defend” Louie Gohmert, as only he can.

October 28, 2014
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Endorse This: The Koch Brothers Want You To Get High

See a Koch-linked dark money group’s best effort to reach out to young voters.

October 24, 2014
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Endorse This: Canadian Hero Kevin Vickers Returns To Parliament

See Kevin Vickers receive a hero’s welcome upon his return to Parliament.

October 23, 2014