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#Nerdpie recipes for the holiday seasonLow prices at Wal-Mart don't have to mean low wagesA last-minute rescue for healthcare.govIntel Committee chairs: America 'not safer' todayRacism is over? According to the RNC's Twitter, it isSantorum: 'Is the president competent to do his job?'Steve's turkey experiment: the aftermathLIVE VIDEO: NTSB gives briefing on Metro North train derailmentMcConnell lashes out: Tea Party groups 'ruining' GOPObamacare helps just 'a few', says GOPerMorning Headlines: Monday, December 2Millions are about to get health insurance. Will they get care?Morning Maddow: December 2Thanksgiving Weekend Box OfficeDid the ACA pass its physical?Joe Scarborough: Americans should have 'alternative to Obamacare'First Read Flash: Working website?Congress on track to remain unproductiveCongress considers its next move on IranRNC reflects on 'ending racism'Celebrating the wrong sectorTrey Gowdy's contraception conspiracyOff the tenure track, part-time professors face low pay, negligible job securityMust-Read Op-Eds for Monday, Dec. 2Christie's health care confusionThe future of Amazon delivery: dronesGut Check: Should drone delivery take flight?Obama speaks at World AIDS Day eventThe peripatetic Bob SmithMinimum wage a potent political issueTrivia Time! Monday's trivia answerWhite House: Overseeing healthcare.gov will be full time jobEx-N.H. Sen. Bob Smith wants his seat backObama on combating HIV/AIDS: 'Work is far from finished'The repeal crusade dies with a whimperNTSB offers update on derailed train investigationThe lifespan of a silly smearConservative group hits Landrieu on judicial votesCatholic bishops under fire for denying reproductive healthcareCNBC Latest: The fight over paid sick leaveMonday's Mini-ReportCharges dropped against teens arrested at bus stopAll In Agenda: Amazon brought straight to your door by a…drone?#click3 Ron Burgundy's new gig in North DakotaThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/02/13Ahead on the 12/2 Maddow showMajor Obamacare website bug killedWatch: Teen defends marriage equality at bar mitzvahLinks for the 12/2 TRMSToo Young to Die: DeAndre RickettsMorning Headlines: Tuesday, December 3Top Baby Names of 2013Rev's Early Reads: December 3An excerpt from Ben Bradlee, Jr's "The Kid"Morning Maddow: December 3Wyoming latest to reject Medicaid expansionLePage revisits child-labor lawsFirst Read Flash: Let the campaign beginAnother ACA horror story fades awayUS students lag in international education rankingThe blurred line between caricature and reality'I ran on a government that did less'Fighting corruption polls off the chartsCoffman eyes creative new lawsuitTrivia Time! Tuesday's trivia answerTuesday's campaign round-upGut Check: Should the security guard have been fired?Must-Read Op-Eds for Tuesday, Dec. 3Bouncing off the ropesDrivers licenses for undocumented immigrantsNew app seeks to take the 'hassle' out of your commuteJudge says Detroit is eligible for bankruptcyAfter Haiyan, broken aid needs big fixesChristie denies he flip-flopped on NJ DREAM ActLIVE VIDEO: Obama delivers remarks on Affordable Care ActHouse passes bill to extend ban on plastic gunsMilitary career of gay waitress in homophobic snub dispute called into questionBoehner: Congress has 'done our work'House quietly bans plastic gunsDetroit's Mayor: "Now the hard work starts"How Wendy Davis can break up Texas' boys clubBrown stokes New Hampshire Senate speculationBoehner's big hire could signal immigration dealConsumer Reports on healthcare site: 'It's terrific'Obama launches health care enrollment pushTuesday's Mini-ReportWhy budget cuts are here to stayBusiness Latest: Who pays the bills for Detroit?House votes to give loose airport change to troopsCan Missouri fine you for talking about health care?Biden tries to mediate Asian disputeAhead on the 12/3 Maddow showThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/03/13Ryan backs Sasse in Nebraska Sen. raceLinks for the 12/3 TRMSMorning Headlines: Wednesday, December 4An excerpt from Katrina Fried's "American Teacher"An excerpt from Yuval Levin's "The Great Debate"States Most Likely to CurseRev's Early Reads: December 4Morning Maddow: December 4Flashback: Chris Matthews' interview with Obama in 2008Calif. GOP 'reaches for the bottom'First Read Flash: Accountability measuresChris Christie's immigration problemLive Video 12/4: House hearing on HeathCare.gov rolloutGOP dodges calls for alternatives, continues to condemn ObamacareThe GOP's Medicare zombie lie lives onLive Video: Obama delivers remarks on the economyLive Video: Obama delivers remarks on ACA at White House Youth SummitMust-Read Op-Eds for Wednesday, Dec. 4Déjà vu: Obamacare fighting for its life in court againThe 'unemployment cliff' looms largeRiding The Cycle: December 4For Hillary Clinton, awards season never endsDick Cheney picks sidesWhy Becky Tallent's new job mattersExpanding too quickly threatens start-up companiesTrivia Time! Wednesday's trivia answerDemocrat Pryor looks to faith in tough raceGut Check: Do you think the Newtown 911 calls should have been released?Will Republicans shut down the government again?Cantor's incomplete visionImmigration activists end 22-day fastEconomic inequality is America's 'defining challenge': ObamaVitter eyes Louisiana governor's mansionPlay Hardball with Chris Matthews and President Obama!A statement by Martin BashirA bogus health care website, courtesy of the GOPWednesday's Mini-ReportNASA detects water on five exoplanetsThe MaddowBlog AppendixIncome inequality is riskier than you thinkBusiness Latest: Wealth gapToppled toddler's adorable brush with Obamas' dogElizabeth Warren rules out 2016 presidential runDefending Obamacare as a women's issueAhead on the 12/4 Maddow showSandy Hook 911 callers seek helpPublic workers outside Detroit face pension cutsChristie's gives prelim estimate on DIA collectionThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/04/13Links for the 12/4 TRMSYour questions for President ObamaMorning Headlines: Thursday, December 5Rev's Early Reads: December 5Morning Maddow: December 5First Read Flash: Deal or no deal?Pennsylvania GOP to reconsider electoral-vote schemeOn long-term jobless, 'everybody's worst fears are coming true'The not-so-secret nightlife of Pope FrancisRNC, DNC narrow crosshairs on Hillary, ChristieGut Check: Would you be willing to pay more for fast food if it meant higher wages for workers?Virgina Republican: Yes, Obamacare is helping some AmericansRiding The Cycle: December 5Best Places for Santa SightingsLive Video: Fast food workers press conferenceTrivia Time! Thursday's trivia answer'Centrist' think tank attacks Warren, sparks major blowbackBill Bratton named as NYPD commissionerGOP rep Duncan Hunter willing to nuke IranReleased GITMO detainees fear for their safetyObama's challenge: winning back milennialsThe simple joys of a child's school deskGOP: OK, climate change is real. But so what?Kicking off the holiday with the K.I.N.D fundDemocrats: More unemployment benefits or bustBoehner signals more stagnation for 2014'Creepy Uncle Sam' is backGOP official: 'It's your fault' if you've got a pre-existing conditionBusiness latest: On-call hours hurting workersMandela's greatest legacyNelson Mandela dead at 95Democrat Mary Landrieu defends her Obamacare supportDenver pot debate centers on front porchesCongressman urges Republican colleagues to reject gay candidatesLIVE VIDEO: President Obama makes a statement after death of Nelson MandelaMandela dies, 'belongs to the ages'World leaders, US politicians remember Nelson MandelaFast food workers on strike in over 100 citiesObama reaches out to next generation to complete his legacyObama: NSA leaks identified some areas of concernObama: Biden, Clinton would make 'outstanding' presidentsObama woos cautious college students toward ObamacareAhead on the 12/5 Maddow showThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/05/13Helping African kids get a better educationGun control activists demand 'no more silence' ahead of Newtown anniversaryMorning Headlines: Friday, December 6Morning Maddow: December 6Rev's Early Reads: December 6Live Video: Mourners gather to remember Nelson MandelaJob growth picks up steam, unemployment dropsFirst Read Flash: Remembering MadibaUnemployment rate at lowest level in five yearsScarborough: Republicans need 'unity' in health care debateObama: 'If people feel engaged enough ... you'll be able to vote'Scott Brown spaces on which state he's inThis guy skipped the GOP's 'how-to-talk-about-women' trainingRiding The Cycle: December 6NYC's new police chief doesn't mean stop and frisk is safeNewsNation remembers Nelson MandelaRemedial outreach: The tutoring sessions the GOP forgotWill Democrats go to the mat on jobless benefits?Santorum compares Mandela's fight against injustice to ObamacareMust-Read Op-Eds for Friday, Dec. 6Is there a 'trial penalty' for drug defendants who refuse plea deals?Cochran to run for re-election, setting up tea party showdownPolice sued for alleged racial profiling, stop and friskThe radical histories of Mandela and MLKA kindergartner welcomes Bao BaoRight-wing doctors protest Obamacare by refusing to accept insuranceMandela unites the world once moreRepublicans praise Mandela, draw ire of supportersTed Cruz slammed for Mandela tribute on FacebookWhere Were You When?Up: Saturday December 7Frm. Rep. Giffords transfers funds, creates gun-control PACBusiness Latest: Women and the Syrian Business UprisingTea party fave Rand Paul's Motor City tourLIVE VIDEO: Obama delivers remarks at National Christmas Tree lighting ceremonyBatkid returns!The December 7 'MHP' SyllabusAll In Agenda: Bizarro Congress passes new minimum wageOn jobs, the direction is good, even if the pace is slowQ&A with msnbc's Trymaine LeeSouth Carolina Sheriff will not lower flag for Nelson MandelaMSNBC special Nelson Mandela documentary tonight at 9pm ETMandela's advice to Bill Clinton#click3 Cats do ChristmasObamas light national Christmas tree in star-studded eventThis Week in GodHow low-wage strikes helped change the conversation in WashingtonA letter of thanks to the late Nelson MandelaLIVE VIDEO: President Obama addresses Saban ForumBen Jealous: "We were so accustomed to our leaders being killed"SpaghettiOs takes down Pearl Harbor tweetLawrence O'Donnell accepts K.I.N.D. donation from Cub Scouts packLawrence O'Donnell to accept K.I.N.D. donation from Cub Scouts packObama defends nuclear deal with IranThe December 8 'MHP' SyllabusRemembering young lives cut shortRand Paul: Unemployment benefits a 'disservice' to workersPoliticsNation gets the Saturday Night Live treatmentKiev protesters topple Vladimir Lenin statueGingrich gives fellow GOPers Mandela history lessonChris Matthews remembers Nelson MandelaMorning Headlines: Monday, December 9Kennedy Center HonoreesRev's Early Reads: December 9Morning Maddow: December 9Obama warns of 'unemployment cliff' consequencesReligious right pushes Huckabee to run in 2016First Read Flash: Budget breakthrough?Chris Christie's traffic jam?Live Video: Desmond Tutu leads service in honor of MandelaA 'pathetic' spin on the war on womenIssa takes his show on the roadRaces to watch: Will Obamacare sink Democrats in 2014?Live Video: Reps for Newtown families issue a statementRick Scott struggles with promises on jobsGeorge Clooney lends support to Ukraine demonstrations'Hope is on the way' with bi-partisan groupTrivia Time! Monday's trivia answerCheney's descent into incoherenceEric Cantor wants to win againGut Check: Should the autistic child be allowed to keep his chickens?Monday's campaign round-upRiding The Cycle: December 9Ex-San Diego mayor sentenced to probationWho will be TIME's 2013 Person of the Year?Mandela memorial could draw record crowdA 'sordid' approach to the uninsuredLive Video: Newtown, Conn. families hold news conferenceSonic apologizes for offensive Chiefs-Redskins signFormer Bush aide weighing Senate runGay teacher fired after applying for marriage licenseOn gun reform, states put Washington to shameThe wrong person for the jobMissouri school busing causes 'crippling' falloutMonday's Mini-ReportLIVE VIDEO: South Africa remembers Nelson MandelaNewtown families create website urging acts of kindnessSenate extends plastic gun banAll In Agenda: 'Mandela' actor Idris Elba joins All InBusiness Latest: A shrinking defense industryThe president gets closer to fulfilling his promise to close GitmoAhead on the 12/9 Maddow showThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/09/13Sarah Palin lands new reality show on Sportsman ChannelLinks for the 12/9 TRMSA 'Day of Action' to protest school closingsTea Party Rep. launches Texas Senate primaryHow K.I.N.D. helps African school girlsMorning Headlines: Tuesday, December 10Most Annoying Airplane Etiquette ViolatorsRev's Early Reads: December 10Morning Maddow: December 10A bridge too farFirst Read Flash: Mandela's living legacyObama honors Mandela legacy in JohannesburgCheney chides Christie, defends GOP civil warLululemon founder steps down, still doesn't understand anatomyGeneral Motors is aliveCracks emerge in anti-ACA wallObama taps veteran Dem hand to revive presidency#WatchingLockup: fans share photosMore tutoring may be requiredObama's moving eulogy for Nelson MandelaRon Paul says what everyone's thinkingLive Video: Kerry testifies at hearing on Iran'This starts to untangle the knot'Gut Check: Do you agree with the Super Bowl Committee's decision to ban tailgating at the game?General Motors names first female CEOThe future of Mandela's legacyRemembering Nelson MandelaCornyn vs. StockmanObama, Castro shake hands at Mandela memorialObama takes selfie with David CameronSenate starts moving after 'nuclear option'GOP chairman: Obama 'close to death'GOP candidate explains how to talk to women'Chamberlain shook hands with Hitler'Rep. Steve Stockman's most outrageous abortion tweetsRocking the suburbs: America's political divideSupreme Court weighs critical pollution ruleKerry pushes for support for Iran dealObamacare faces toughest test yetWhy Boehner's re-election bid mattersBusiness Latest: Financial crisis is overMcCain compares Obama to Hitler appeaserTuesday's Mini-ReportFive Days of Remembering Nelson MandelaAll In Agenda: Handshaking with the enemyLIVE VIDEO: Lawmakers unveil budget dealDivergent battle plans in the GOP primary warBudget deal arrivesAhead on the 12/10 Maddow showMilitary retracts Gitmo commander's "60 Minutes" claim about PTSD#click3 Moon orbiting earth!The Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/10/13#Welcome: President George H.W. Bush joins TwitterLinks for the 12/10 TRMSWatch: Obama's full tribute speech to Nelson MandelaHighlights from Obama's tribute to MandelaYear-end lows for the presidentMorning Headlines: Wednesday, December 11Rev's Early Reads: December 11Morning Maddow: December 11What's next for the budget dealGoing over the 'unemployment cliff'Pope Francis named 'Person of the Year'20th Annual SAG Awards NominationsObamacare enrollment soars in NovemberLive Video: Sebelius testifies at House hearing on ACACelebrating the life and legacy of Nelson MandelaBoehner smacks down tea party over budget complaintsThe time for 'jokes and fairy tales' is overIn Senate races, GOP repeats familiar mistakesRNC rebranding takes another step backwardsGut Check: Do you agree with Time's decision to name Pope Francis the 'Person of the Year?'Wednesday's campaign round-upRepublican staffer arrested over child porn allegationsAnd the 'Person of the Year' is...the Pope?Landrieu ad touts her Obamacare fixPolls offer a little something for everyoneGood news for HealthCare.govBudget deal leaves out the joblessUruguay is first country in the world to legalize marijuanaStanding up to Cancer one ugly sweater at a timeFederal budget deal hits worker pensions'There certainly seems to be a need for our services'Business Latest: Millennial women still see pay gap, other sexism at work'Nuclear' fallout in the SenateCan we get more women on the mic? Talking gender in hip-hopOne politician actually chose principle over politicsCivil rights leaders call for justice in Kendrick Johnson deathKid President talks K.I.N.D. fundWednesday's Mini-ReportNo charges for Zimmerman after girlfriend recantsBiden: Immigration reform is 'going to happen'Michigan passes 'rape insurance' billAll In Agenda: Pope or Snowden?Reform may not stop NSA spyingMary Cheney speaking out at gay rights event#click3: Looks like a face but is not a faceAhead on the 12/11 Maddow showThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/11/13A real Wall Street fight at lastMandela sign interpreter says he hallucinatedLinks for the 12/11 TRMSMorning Headlines: Thursday, December 12Rev's Early Reads: December 12Morning Maddow: December 12'You can't always get what you want'First Read Flash: The next GOP showdown?Golden Globe NominationsSaying goodbye to Nelson MandelaCome on down! Bob Barker backs GOP candidateIn Michigan, the meaning of 'rape insurance'Gut Check: Should the MLB ban home plate collisions?A surprise engagementOhio voting bill could lead to long lines, voter purgesA K.I.N.D. miracle from AlabamaLawrence O'Donnell speaks to Alabama churchPayback? Senate GOP lashes out against Dems' decision to go nuclearPelosi on budget: 'I don't think that our members will let this bill go down'Senators Booker, Menendez join fast for immigration reformThe Gift That Keeps on GivingAmericans pretty sick of tea partyBoehner to conservative groups: 'Are you kidding me?''We haven't won yet politically, but we will'Visualization of Washington dysfunctionLIVE VIDEO: Sandy Hook vigilObama administration keeps pressure on IranBlue Dot: 'There is no hope' in TexasGOP senator: Deal with 'reality' of ObamacareBusiness Latest: Jobless benefitsLIVE VIDEO: House votes on budget dealWhy Democrats' doomed family leave bill mattersHealth in the two AmericasDetroit Institute of Arts may go private to fund cityGOP staffer arraigned on child porn chargesAll In Agenda: Fear of a black SantaBudget deal passes the HouseBoehner's feud with conservative groups escalatesAhead on the 12/12 Maddow show#click3 We dare you to find your old t-shirtsThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/12/13Alabama cub masters talk K.I.N.D. fundSEE IT: Obamas, Bushes, Clinton on Air Force OneEighth-grader inspired by the K.I.N.D. fundLinks for the 12/12 TRMSMaking a senseless tragedy meaningful in NewtownJames Bond's Alcohol ProblemRev's Early Reads: December 13Morning Maddow: December 13First Read Flash: Primary coverTea party declares warChart: Who gets ObamacareNorth Carolina voting law trial won't happen before electionSupport drops for strict gun-control lawsTrivia Time! Friday's trivia answerMary Cheney wades deeper into marriage debateLive Video: US Attorney, FBI announce arrest of suspect on terror chargesPro-choice tweeters take over #PraytoEndAbortionUp is down and black is white: House, for once, is more functional than the SenateWhat's next in the fight to stop military sexual assaultMike Huckabee: 'I'm keeping the door open' on a 2016 runHomeowners unite against threat of foreclosureSuspect dead in Colorado school shooting, police sayLIVE VIDEO: 'Active shooter situation' at Colorado high schoolComet ISON, gone but not forgottenGeorge H.W. Bush face socks raise $535 for charityBusiness Latest: Minimum wage protestNew ad calls for Congress to take action on gun violenceGOP candidate clarifying remarks criticizing desegregationThe hunger crisis is getting worseAll In Agenda: The unbearable whiteness of televisionAhead on the 12/13 Maddow showThe December 14 'MHP' SyllabusNational Guard ends holdout on same-sex marriage benefitsThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/13/13UP: Saturday December 14Links for the 12/13 TRMSThe coolest old thing I hadn't seen before of the dayThe story behind 'Too Young To Die'This Week in GodObama and the Democrats have bounced backObama renews call for action on Newtown anniversaryAsian Americans want immigration reform, tooA letter to Santa Claus, racial lightning rodThe December 15 'MHP' SyllabusUP: Sunday December 15French president to skip Russian OlympicsJohn McCain: Hitler comparison was 'gross exaggeration'Paul Ryan tries to call a truce in GOP civil warPeter King to unveil new PACMorning Headlines: Monday, December 16Top Restaurants of 2013Crunch time for CongressMorning Maddow: December 16Mental health care after NewtownWhy there's no Republican health care planRev's Early Reads: December 16Millenials walk as Obama strugglesIowa weighs in on 2016 hopefuls in new pollRyan readies debt-ceiling threatIndifference to 'only' 300,000 jobsDonald Trump teases political aspirationsObama admin has trust issues with IssaTea party group posts racist image to FacebookA Bridge to SomewhereStockman trailing in Texas Senate primary pollInsurers to the rescue?Nikki Giovanni reflects on 'Chasing Utopia,' and other strugglesMethodist pastor refuses to voluntarily surrender credentialsMonday's campaign round-upFavorite Maddow moments from 2013Gut Check: Have holiday cards gone from ho-ho to ho-hum?CBS' flawed NSA storySecessionists on the ballotNC state Sen. Bob Rucho likens Obamacare to NazisJudge rejects NSA data-gathering programJudge: NSA metadata program is likely unconstitutionalTop Democrat proposes trading Farm Bill for unemployment benefitsNRA: 'The most fearsome lobbying organization in America'Santorum uncovers 'a pretty clever system'Monday's Mini-ReportBring on the black Santas!All In Agenda: Uh-oh Chris ChristieThis is what Michelle Obama bought President Obama for ChristmasCub Scouts talk about the K.I.N.D. fundU.S. releases two Gitmo detainees to Saudi ArabiaBusiness Latest: Madoff, cont.Ahead on the 12/16 Maddow showHolding off the right, Senate has enough votes to pass a budgetElf upstages Obama in Christmas photoThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/16/13Dianne Feinstein 'still believes' in Hillary for presidentGOP Rep. Peter King launches PAC for anti-Tea Party setK.I.N.D. fund hits major milestoneLinks for the 12/16 TRMSMorning Headlines: Tuesday, December 17Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2014Morning Maddow: December 17Rev's Early Reads: December 17A more functional SenatePaul Ryan on damage controlIssa's road trip reaches TexasLive Video: Senate considers budget dealThe company Rick Scott keepsLooking for voter fraud, coming up emptyJudge destroys 'just metadata' argumentA bridge over troubled political watersNSA members are not 'alien bodies'; they're AmericansTrivia Time! Tuesday's trivia answerScott Brown could be heading to New HampshireSenate clears way for budget passageEdward Snowden pens open letter appeal to BrazilThe Republican who could top Hillary in IowaThe party of 'knuckle-dragging Neanderthals'Tuesday's campaign round-upHealthCare.gov gets a new tech managerSame-sex couples facing terminal illness in Illinois can wed immediatelySchool named for KKK leader getting new name'The president's position has not changed'Tea party candidate selling Obama 'barf bags'Reid to Senate: We'll work through Christmas Eve if we have toWarren: credit history shouldn't matter in employmentFeinstein calls on Supreme Court to rule on NSABusiness Latest: North Korea's purgeD.C. raises its minimum wageGOP retirement gives Dems a chance in Va.Tuesday's Mini-ReportIt's almost time for the 2013 Revvies!My day at the NSA: A pr campaign for secret surveillance programsAll In Agenda: Credit checks for...jobs?Rush Limbaugh: Guns don't kill people, liberalism doesAhead on the 12/17 Maddow showThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/17/13That rich teen isn't the only one with 'affluenza'Iowa Republican debunks his own voter fraud claimsLinks for the 12/17 TRMSReasons to be K.I.N.D.Rev's Early Reads: December 18Morning Maddow: December 18Obama sends Putin an Olympic message'Wastebook' finds $297M megablimp, pizza printer, and moreRetirements shake up Congress'Openly hostile to American values'An alternative look at Obama's 5th yearWatch the trailer for the new Mitt Romney documentarySenate Secret Santa brings bipartisan cheerRNC's Priebus: Ban abortion 'after four months'Ohio: No evidence of plot to register non-citizen votersGOP eyes 'Obamacare trap' warilyWednesday's campaign round-upTrivia Time! Wednesday's trivia answerObama and Steve Harvey surprise White House tour groupFake CIA agent sentenced to 32 monthsObama to send openly gay delegates to Russia100 days later, Christie aides lawyer upBloomberg ignores the 99% in final speechGOP tees off (another) debt ceiling showdownGut Check: Do you think Cecil's benefits should cover the cost of keeping a retired guide dog?Coming soon to House of Cards: A Chris Matthews cameoDuck Dynasty star suspended 'indefinitely' for anti-gay commentsWhen GOP hostage taking gets farcicalGlenn Close lobbies for mental health careRand Paul to delay Yellen confirmation vote over 'Audit the Fed'Dems' sweep in Virginia now completeBusiness Latest: Rich getting richerGOP plays Scrooge on minimum wageNSA's metadata program 'not essential' to thwarting attacksDone deal: Senate passes budget billWednesday's Mini-ReportCorbett's "Coming Out" MomentFed begins to roll back bond buyback programIt's time to vote for the 2013 Revvies!Obama targets mothers in latest health care outreachOakland residents suffering from PTSD due to urban violenceMichelle Obama's very personal push for health careNRA endorses Sen. John Cornyn over Rep. Steve StockmanSen. Max Baucus to be nominated ambassador to ChinaBids for George Zimmerman artwork near $100K on eBayAhead on the 12/18 Maddow showThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/18/13K.I.N.D. holiday progress reportLinks for the 12/18 TRMSMorning Headlines: Thursday, December 19Rev's Early Reads: December 19Morning Maddow: December 19Can the budget success be duplicated?Hillary Clinton talks 2016: 'It's such a difficult decision'Jobless claims spike unexpectedlyBaucus headed for BeijingKingston's race to the bottomTrio takes another right-wing road tripCorbett discovers his anti-discrimination sideDo you think Brazil should go ahead with the man vs. female MMA match?A bright ideaConservatives freak out over 'pajama boy'Republicans cry First Amendment after Duck Dynasty star's anti-gay rantThursday's campaign round-upPoll reveals immigrants' most pressing issueMethodist pastor defrocked for refusal to denounce same-sex marriage'It's rare'Renisha McBride's shooter to stand trial for second degree murderBig decisions facing GOP, Democrats in JanuaryU.S. executions down in 2013Brian Boitano comes out as gayObama commutes Clarence Aaron's sentenceMarriage equality reaches New MexicoPastor suspended for gay wedding holds news conferenceOn Iran, all Congress has to do is nothingNew Mexico high court legalizes gay marriageThe Duck Dynasty star's race comments you may have missedDennis Rodman returns to North Korea for third tripJindal's 'messed up situation'What Catholic hospital expansion means for womenBusiness Latest: Target data breachUS transfers two more Guantanamo detainees'War on Christmas'? Maybe not.Why Obama's commutations matterThursday's Mini-ReportAll In Agenda: Are you on team Phil?Poor kids should sweep floors for school lunches, says GOP Rep.Minimum wage hike could benefit nearly 28 million peopleAhead on the 12/19 Maddow showWhat it takes to free a man10 Obama nominees who'll finally be confirmedThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/19/13John McCain, the clichéYour stories about K.I.N.D.Obama orders review of military sexual assaultCongress lifts ban on consensual gay sex in the militaryHalf of Gitmo detainees may soon be goneLinks for the 12/19 TRMSMorning Headlines: Friday, December 20Rev's Early Reads: December 20Morning Maddow: December 20Cancellations lead to exemptionMorning Joe panel spars over Duck Dynasty star's rant'We don't need to make this election about us'Economic growth picks up steamHarry Reid hospitalized, now back at homeChristie's DREAM: 'This is what compromise looks like'Issa's latest 'partial transcript' stuntObama has a decision to make on NSALive Video: NBC special report: President Obama holds news conferenceGiving new meaning to 'Do-Nothing' CongressTop 10 Political Songs of 2013ACA enrollment 'surging' in December'There's no place like home' Wizard & Habitat team upObamacare enrollments surge in Kentucky as first deadline nearsWATCH: The 7 most memorable political ads of 2013Scott Brown's move to New Hampshire is 'strictly personal''Champion of the poor'?Kingston: 'I never did say 'poor kids''Rolling Over the Kid CliffObama: '2014 needs to be a year of action'Google+ Hangout series on marriage equalityJudge rejects Utah's same-sex marriage banObama open to changes on NSA spyingPolice use tear gas to quell vigil for Latino teenFriday's Mini-ReportThe new destination for important journalismBusiness Latest: US recession on the way?msnbc.com Community: A place to call homeAll In Agenda: Duck Dynasty v. A&EVisual DesignVictory for medical evidence--and women--in WisconsinFBI seizing surveillance video from Kendrick Johnson's schoolCatholic students protest gay teacher's resignationAdvancing the dream: a call to actionUtah's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, rules federal judgeAhead on the 12/20 Maddow showThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/20/13The December 21 'MHP' SyllabusObamacare: Who's buying in?Links for the 12/20 TRMSDuck Dynasty star is a hero like Rosa Parks, says GOP candidateUP: Saturday December 21This Week in GodIs the economy in good shape--or not?LIVE VIDEO: Astronauts perform ISS repairs during spacewalksA letter to Bobby Jindal on 'Duck Dynasty,' and freedom of speechFrom 'BILL & TED' to Bitcoin—with documentarian Alex WinterThe December 22 'MHP' SyllabusWomen's health in 2014: The voice behind anti-choice legislationMeet the first same-sex couple in Utah to get a marriage licenseCongressional leaders debate NSA data collection programHuckabee: 'Militant' groups to blame for Duck Dynasty suspensionManchin: Obamacare could face a 'meltdown'Your guide to surviving holiday political discussionsUtah officials request emergency stay over gay marriage rulingThe year that Congress stoleCelebrities Who Turned 50 in 2013Morning Maddow: December 23Appeals court allows Utah marriages to continue'Personal relationships' can only go so farPussy Riot members freedHow Sotomayor undermined Obama's NSAGOP faces possible backlash over jobless aidBridge controversy still tripping up ChristieBehind the Target data breachRand Paul airs Festivus grievancesTrivia Time! Monday's trivia answerFar-right trio rack up frequent-flyer milesFederal judge upholds Utah gay marriage rulingThe never-ending Duck Dynasty scandalUganda advances brutal anti-gay measureAbout that ACA deadline...Q&A with Morning Joe Book Club author Sheri FinkObamacare deadline extended until Christmas EveMarriage equality continues in UtahBusiness Latest: Big banksMonday's Mini-ReportGay marriage: 'Til death do us partCharities benefitting from offensive Africa tweetAhead on the 12/23 Maddow showThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/23/13The Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/23/13Statement from Koch Companies Public Sector, LLCK.I.N.D. fund breaks $6.5 millionLinks for the 12/23 TRMSAlabama rapist gets new sentence, still not going to prisonBest Rewrite of 2013?Holiday Open ThreadInequality isn't important? That's just wrongHow to rebuild the PhilippinesNSA leaker Snowden says, 'I already won''Healing message' from Pope Francis provokes conservative outrageHow Congress broke faith with our troopsReady for Hillary, with cash in handHoliday Open Thread10th Circuit won't block Utah marriagesA lump of coal for the unemployedJobless claims show sharp improvementAmid mass school closings, a slow death for some Chicago schools'I haven't read the article'The return of an old Christmas tree fightNo one likes a bullyThe year's best reads from msnbcEdward Snowden offers Christmas messageThursday's campaign round-upPaul: jobless aid 'weakens' U.S.Obamacare's Christmas present - More days to enroll!Rove's Republican rivals step upThursday's Mini-ReportBusiness Latest: Haunted by your credit scoreObama knocks Congress over Gitmo restrictionsIs there a 'Duck Dynasty' double standard?Bye-bye, unemployment benefitsThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/26/13Links for the 12/26 TRMSSenate eyes 3-month extension for jobless'No fools on our ticket'GOP, Christie gain as Obamacare stumblesGOP 'confronting a new reality' on healthcareChristie aides 'knew full well' about traffic chaosSnoop, John Kerry pound it outAnthony Weiner hints that political career may not be overSo much for private-sector perfectionFranken's mental health bill faces far-right holdsJudge backs NSA phone surveillanceMcDonald's pulls employee help site following fast food flapJudge rules NSA surveillance program is legalKoch brothers' AFP takes the low roadNo doubt about NSA's impact? Yeah, there is.Friday's Mini-ReportBusiness Latest: China won't eclipse us--yetMinimum-wage politics good for Dems, but will they raise it?Americans' view of Congress has hit a new all-time low'Duck Dynasty' will return--with RobertsonPolice release full report on Sandy Hook massacreThe December 28 'MHP' SyllabusThousands of black and Latino kids lost their schools in 2013Veterans can get help instead of jail timeThis Week in GodTo the man who is trying to put an Alabama rapist in prisonFEC looking into donations to Tea party candidate Steve StockmanLandmark year for military sex assault reform ends with spike in reportsThe December 29 'MHP' SyllabusThe Last Word's year in reviewDC's fiscal #fail: The year in brinksmanshipLawmakers push back on New York Times Benghazi report1 million and countingTed Cruz ends 2013 defiant$10k New Year's Eve Dinner for TwoAnother conspiracy theory unravels into nothingTed Cruz, slow learner'The scales have tipped'Obama's pardons: A good start, but not enoughA new, better phase for ObamacareTrivia Time! Monday's trivia answerThe Great 2013 Sunday Show RaceGut Check: Calorie counts coming to your vending machinePoll: Obama, Clinton, most admired by AmericansAnother self-inflicted woundMinimum wage hikes could have big implications for the midtermsRobin Roberts comes out, reveals long-term relationshipOne misguided theory deserves anotherBleeding Trayvon Martin nativity scene sparks controversyGuess which party has a bone to pick with evolution?Kerry intends to kick start peace talksBusiness Latest: From Wall Street to nonprofitsSteve Stockman's gun cleaning suggestion: 'Liberal tears'New immigration laws split America in twoMonday's Mini-ReportGiving the Kid President a reason to keep dancingThe absolute worst word of 2013Minimum wage takes center stageDon't retreat, reload: the moms who won't give up on gunsGOP support for modern biology dropsUighurs finally leave GuantanamoA record-breaking Senate?How innocent men stopped Obama from closing GitmoGOP invents new, broader Benghazi conspiracy'Duck Dynasty' star's advice to men: Marry underage girlsWhite House: No 'magic' Obamacare enrollment numberAn apology from Melissa Harris-PerryACLU sues for info on government surveillance'The Best Year in Washington'?Come for the sunshine; stay for the discriminationWATCH LIVE: Dubai's attempt at record-setting fireworks display'Over 6 million' and countingDe Blasio invites homeless mother to inaugurationBusiness Latest: Will Russia's investors run?Tuesday's Mini-Report