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Rachel Maddow to moderate Democratic candidates forum

10/30/15 09:00PM

UPDATE: All of the clips of this event can now be found here.


Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley will participate in the First in the South Democratic Candidates Forum moderated by Rachel Maddow.

The forum will take place on Friday, November 6, 2015 from 8 to 10 p.m. ET.  We are aware that you have questions of your own. Here are the ways to submit your question so it could end up being asked:

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Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump attend a campaign event in Waterloo, Ia., Oct. 7, 2015. (Photo by Jim Young/Reuters)

What Trump supporters think about race and religion

11/28/15 10:49AM

Donald Trump, as many people on the left and even some on the right agree, is undoubtedly and intentionally making controversial remarks on cultural, racial and religious issues.But what's emerged as the more complicated question is whether Trump's supporters agree with all of his remarks. Are at least some of Trump's backers, as... read more

The Supreme Court Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 6, 2013. (Photo by Gabriella Demczuk/The New York Times/Redux)

Republicans are running against the Supreme Court. Will Democrats?

11/27/15 02:40PM

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a former Supreme Court clerk, has called for abolishing the justices' lifetime tenure and making them run for re-election, “so long as justices on the court insist on behaving like politicians.” Florida Sen. Marco Rubio recently said of Supreme Court decisions legalizing abortion and gay marriage that when civil and... read more

Ken Belson (L) and Serge Kovaleski attend an Earth Day Eve cocktail party at the Algonquin Hotel on April 21, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty)

Reporter with disabilities disputes Trump's claim

11/27/15 01:22PM

In fighting back reports that he mocked a New York Times reporter with disabilities, GOP presidential contender Donald Trump claims that he did not poke fun at the journalist's physical features, in fact, he says he's never met the guy, so how could he? And for all his troubles, Trump is demanding that the Times issue him an apology. ... read more

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson prepares to board his bus after a stop to sign his book at a Barnes and Noble store on Nov. 5, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty)

Ben Carson to visit Syrian refugees in Jordan

11/27/15 09:21AM

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson will go to Jordan Friday to visit Syrian refugees, campaign officials said Thursday.The New York Times first reported that Carson plans to visit a refugee camp in northern Jordan. Campaign officials confirmed the trip on Thursday night."I find when you have firsthand knowledge of things as... read more

Members of The Syrian People Solidarity Group protest on Nov. 22, 2015 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty)

Texas groups concerned refugee suspension violates religious freedom

11/26/15 10:57AM

Another religious freedom battle is brewing in Texas. But this time, Syrian refugees -- not same-sex couples or women seeking birth control coverage -- are at the center of it.Numerous faith groups that settle international refugees in the Lone Star State are upset about a recent directive from Texas officials to no longer help Syrians in the... read more

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) holds his son, Anthony Rubio, as he stands with his family after he announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination during an event at the Freedom Tower, April 13, 2015 in Miami. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty)

Rubios talk family, football and sacrifices of the campaign trail

11/26/15 08:14AM

According to the woman who knows him best, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio would love to spend Thanksgiving Day posted up in front of the television, enjoying all the football the day has to offer."He wants to just sit there and not have to move," Jeanette Rubio, the senator's wife, told NBC News' Natalie... read more

President Barack Obama delivers a statement after meeting with his national security team at the White House in Washington, D.C., Nov. 25, 2015. (Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters)

President Obama: No specific threat to the homeland over the holiday

11/25/15 12:14PM

President Obama tried to reassure nervous Americans on Wednesday that the nation's security services were ready for anything terrorists might throw at them.Speaking on the eve of Thanksgiving, Obama said they have received no credible reports of terrorists plotting attacks in the U.S. like the bloody Nov. 13 massacre in Paris.Obama spoke... read more

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Nov. 24, 2015, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. (Photo by Willis Glassgow/AP)

Trump says he can predict terrorism via 'feel'

11/24/15 10:57PM

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The businessman leading the Republican Party was peddling one thing to South Carolina voters Tuesday evening: An alleged innate ability to predict foreign policy trends and events.Trump has spent the past few weeks on the trail touting, among other thing, his idea of bombing Iraqi oil fields and then taking and keeping the... read more

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters at a campaign event at the Boulder Theatre in Boulder, Colo., Nov. 24, 2015. (Photo by Rick Wilking/Reuters)

Hillary Clinton snubs

11/24/15 05:15PM

Hillary Clinton declined to participate in a virtual presidential candidates’ forum hosted by, snubbing one of the largest progressive groups that claims 8 million members. ... read more

Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, Nov. 24, 2015. (Photo by Carolyn Kaster/AP)

Christie: Muslim-Americans aren't as 'sensitive' as some think

11/24/15 03:20PM

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie, who recently drew a sharp rebuke from President Obama after declaring the U.S. shouldn’t allow any Syrian refugees into the country -- not even orphans under the age of five -- argued on Tuesday that Muslim-Americans share the same security fears as he does. ... read more