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Santorum cruises in Louisiana

Santorum cruises in Louisiana

03/25/12 11:00AM

In the wake of Mitt Romney's primary win in Illinois, Republicans spent much of the last few days coalescing behind the GOP frontrunner, signifying an effective end to the party's presidential nominating contest. Republican voters in Louisiana, however, didn't care.With all of the precincts reporting, Rick Santorum easily outpaced... read more

This Week in God

This Week in God

03/24/12 11:11AM

As "This Week in God" settles in on Saturday mornings, the God Machine has plenty to offer again this week.First up is a fascinating report from the non-partisan Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, which found that the conventional wisdom about Americans' appreciation for religion/political rhetoric isn't quite right... read more

Warren takes center stage in Obama campaign video

03/24/12 10:01AM

President Obama's re-election campaign unveiled a new video this morning, which has a similar look and feel to the recent "The Road We've Traveled" documentary, but features a different message and messenger.Note, for example, that aside from some brief narration at the beginning, the only voice in this video is Elizabeth... read more

Katniss for Senate, 2016 (A 'Hunger Games' primer)

Katniss for Senate, 2016 (A 'Hunger Games' primer)

03/23/12 10:02PM

Full disclosure: I am a total "Hunger Games" newbie—I haven't read any of the books, and only had a vague notion of what it's about. Nonetheless, I just got back from seeing the new movie amid a good sized crowd on 42nd Street and here are a few impressions. Don't worry, I won't give away anything.For a blockbuster... read more

Callista Gingrich's book, "Sweet Land of Liberty."

A different kind of 'youth vote'

03/23/12 08:43PM

Searching for the elusive youth vote, Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign will dispatch Callista Gingrich to her home state of Wisconsin next week, making appearances at four elementary schools "to rally support for her husband."According to an official campaign release, students at two of those elementary schools will get to... read more

Obama takes nuclear security agenda abroad

Obama takes nuclear security agenda abroad

03/23/12 08:00PM

Rachel Maddow reports on President Obama's trip to a nuclear security summit in Seoul, South Korea where he will meet with heads of state to talk about security loose nuclear material before it falls into the wrong hands. watch

Count the reasons

Count the reasons

03/23/12 08:00PM

Executive producer Bill Wolff shares a preview of tonight’s show – President Obama makes his first public statement about the case of Trayvon Martin’s death in Florida, and we take a look at how state gun laws impact crime levels. Plus, we’ve got 35... watch

Ahead on the 3/23 Maddow show

03/23/12 07:41PM

Tonight's guests include:Bob Herbert, senior distinguished fellow at Demos and a contributor to PolicyShop.net, former columnist for The New York TimesMark Segraves, lead reporter for the WTOP Investigative Unit in Washington, DC and host of “Ask the Governor”While watching tonight's video preview, take a listen to tonight's... read more

Gingrich still hung up on algae

03/23/12 05:03PM

About three weeks ago, congressional Republicans decided to launch a big push, mocking President Obama for supporting biofuels -- and referencing algae -- as part of a larger focus on renewable energy. Once reporters noticed that GOP officials agreed with Obama, and sought identical investments in the same technology, the party quickly backed... read more

The Obama campaign's new website

Team Obama embraces 'Obamacare' label

03/23/12 04:24PM

When President Obama signed his landmark health care reform measure into law two years ago today, there was no shortage of debate surrounding the package, and not all of it was policy focused. For example, what were we supposed to call it?These major pillars of American public life need good names. We all know what Social Security is. We all... read more

Chronicling Mitt's Mendacity, Vol. XI

Chronicling Mitt's Mendacity, Vol. XI

03/23/12 03:38PM

It was heartening that Mitt Romney's habitual dishonesty generated far more attention than usual this week, but the scrutiny doesn't appear to have discouraged the Republican frontrunner, who had an incredibly mendacious week.Indeed, Jamelle Bouie noted the other day, Romney "is running against policies that haven't happened... read more

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