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Monday was the tenth anniversary of Barack Obama’s famous keynote address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, which launched him to national stardom. National Memo Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason joined MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews to mark the occasion.

Video of their discussion is below, via MSNBC:

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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell

Mike Lindell, the CEO of MyPillow and a notorious right-wing misinformer, is reportedly considering a bid for governor of Minnesota, according to Axios. Per separate reports from multiple news organizations, the extremist pillow salesman was also permanently banned from Twitter.

According to the Axios report, Lindell has made no final decisions on his potential gubernatorial run, as he continues focusing all of his attention on "proving his [baseless] claims of election fraud." He will make no final decision until he resolves these "issues," because "why would anybody want to run if they had the same machines with the election fraud?" Lindell said.

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