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Every which way but Clint

Every which way but Clint

10/14/11 08:00PM

Rachel Maddow reports on new revelations that Clint Eastwood was considered for the running mate of George H.W. Bush before the campaign decided to go with Dan Quayle. watch

Copy, paste, dig deeper Scott Brown

Copy, paste, dig deeper Scott Brown

10/14/11 08:00PM

Rachel Maddow reviews the collection of excuses Senator Scott Brown has used to try to explain away why his website contained a quote from Elizabeth Dole, presented as though it was from Brown. watch

US military opacity, veracity and mendacity

US military opacity, veracity and mendacity

10/14/11 08:00PM

Steve Clemons, author of The Washington Note and Washington editor-at-large of The Atlantic, talks with Rachel Maddow about the peculiarities of the case against the Iranian-American accused of plotting to kill the Saudi Ambassador, new U.S. military... watch

Turkish food always improves the quality...

Turkish food always improves the quality of our show

10/14/11 08:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of tonight's show - the latest on the ever changing 2012 presidential field, plus a broad look at the wars in which the U.S. is involved and tonight's Best New Thing involves... watch

Romney the unpopular frontrunner

Romney the unpopular frontrunner

10/14/11 08:00PM

Eugene Robinson, columnist for the Washington Post, talks with Rachel Maddow about the odd animosity Republicans are showing to their own supposed frontrunner, Mitt Romney. watch

Ahead on the 10/14 Maddow show

10/14/11 07:17PM

Tonight's guests include:Eugene Robinson, columnist for the Washington Post, and msnbc political analyst   Steve Clemons, author of The Washington Note and Washington editor-at-large of The AtlanticExecutive producer Bill Wolff shares a preview of tonight's show:  read more

'...another example of his passion causing him to exceed ethical bounds'

'...another example of his passion causing him to exceed ethical bounds'

10/14/11 07:05PM

Back in February, TRMS went to Topeka, Kansas, for the opening day of former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline's disciplinary hearing. Kline was being charged with ethics violations for the way he conducted investigations into abortion providers in the state including the late Dr. George Tiller.Yesterday a three-member panel for the state's disciplinary board recommended Mr. Kline's law license be indefinitely suspended. read more

Map: If you're worried about jobs, work for Koch

Map: If you're worried about jobs, work for Koch

10/14/11 05:15PM

The billionaire conservative Koch brothers have been ardent opponents of the American Jobs Act, President Obama's proposal for a new economic stimulus. Over at Americans for Prosperity, they're pushing a call to cut government spending, which results in more government jobs lost and higher unemployment.But don't worry. read more

The Week in Geek

10/14/11 04:21PM

Not a single frame in this movie is computer generated. It is all REAL data from the Cassini spacecraft that has been orbiting Saturn since 2004.Scientist presents crazy new theory for how the Solar System formed and dons catcher's mask to protect him from potential shower of rotten tomatoes. No, seriously.Speaking of which, you can never have too many ways to play around with the Solar System, right?Amazing treasure trove of documents includes physicist and father of quantum mechanics Max Born's "release letter" from Adolf Hitler. read more

Talking back to the 53 percent

Talking back to the 53 percent

10/14/11 03:35PM

Chad Wilmer of Downers Grove, Illinois, sends his counter to the We Are The 53%, where people post that they pay taxes and the other 47 percent don't, so the 99 percent should hush up.(Matthew Yglesias decodes the 53 percent movement.)(How to send us stuff.) read more

Politics goes to the movies: 'Ides of March'

10/14/11 01:00PM

 According to Entertainment Weekly, George Clooney ran into President Obama at a fund-raising event last spring as he was finishing up production on his new political thriller The Ides of March (which, full disclosure, includes a cameo performance by one Rachel Anne Maddow). When he told the President about the film, according to Mr. Clooney, Mr. Obama asked, "Should we screen it?" to which the actor replied, "Absolutely not!"When you get a look at The Ides of March, you see what he means. Though Mr. read more

Facing enormous jobs crisis, House passes anti-abortion bill

10/14/11 10:30AM

Debates over abortion rights in this country often include abstract talk about the mother's life, whether the people trying to take away a woman's constitutional right to choose would make an exception to spare that same woman's well-being.Yesterday, as the House was on its way to passing another bill that restricts access to abortion, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-California) made that abstract talk very personal and very real:Now, let me tell you something. My story is pretty well-known now. But I was pregnant. I was miscarrying. read more

Occupy Wall Street still occupying Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street still occupying Wall Street

10/14/11 09:33AM

When I walked into the Occupy Wall Street protest for the first time just after midnight, I expected to hear lots of chanting, perhaps a little music, and certainly the now famous "people's mic." Instead, the predominant sound was the swishing of brooms.The occupiers of Lower Manhattan's Zuccotti (a.k.a Liberty) Park were sweeping in the rain, hoping to clean well enough to stave off a police-led retaking cleaning of the space. I saw one protester bending over to squeegee the pavement in the center of the park. read more

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