MSNBC articles 2014 december


United Nations: We can end AIDS by 2030Kweku Mandela: How he continues Madiba's legacy on HIV/AIDSSupreme Court to weigh whether Facebook rants are threatsRev's Early Reads: December 1Ferguson at the White House and other headlinesChristie sees Obama as partly to blame for Ferguson crisisObama to announce $75 million for body camerasA 'solid' start for ACA open enrollmentJanay Rice breaks her silence: 'A battle we just can't win'Why the sudden drop in gas prices mattersUVA president on rape controversy: 'We will lead'Should St. Louis Rams players who took part in the Michael Brown tribute be penalized?Senate Democratic leadership gets one more memberFlorida guts goals on energy efficiency#5Things: Found and reunitedThe call: Giving TuesdayThe resignation of Elizabeth LautenWatch: Prince Harry reveals his big secret #FeelNoShameHillary Clinton's awkward Keystone dayMitch McConnell and the limits of scorched-earth obstructionismUnfinished business: Congress faces busy DecemberFerguson Commission meets for first timeShining a light on food insecurityFox's renewed interest in presidential pronounsWhite House announces post-Ferguson policy shiftsBill Cosby resigns from Temple University board of trusteesMonday's Mini-Report, 12.1.14Chris Christie's pig bill wins applause in IowaAlicia Keys: To end HIV/AIDS, we must empower our youthSupreme Court dilemma: Was Facebook rant real threat or rap lyrics?Police associations meet with Rams over players' demonstrationBusiness Latest: Is Yellen the most important person in DCMo'ne Davis scores another winJudge overturns corruption conviction against Maureen McDonnellAhead on the 12/1/14 Maddow showObama declares personal investment in change after FergusonKicking off #GivingTuesday with a K.I.N.D. fund updateThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/01/14Holder to announce DOJ program on racial profiling by policeJeb Bush on 2016: GOP needs to 'lose the primary to win the general'Hillary Clinton to environmentalists: I'm one of youCongressman Hakeem Jeffries joins in 'Hands up, don't shoot'Rob Portman will not run for president in 2016Citations for the December 1, 2014 TRMSRev's Early Reads: December 2FDA to revisit ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual menDo you think the president's plan to combat distrust between police and minorities will help?House GOP struggling as shutdown deadline loomsBen Carson connects violence to 'women's lib movement'Rand Paul is running in 2016 ... for SenatePutin's failures leave Russia reelingAshton Carter tops list to be nominated as defense secretaryRay Rice speaks out: 'I'm horribly sorry for everything'Pregnant and forced off the jobJeb Bush still stumbling on immigrationCharles Barkley calls looters 'scumbags,' backs grand jury decisionCensure and move on?Why Hillary Clinton is repeating herself on frackingObama hasn't forgotten about EbolaTuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.2.14ACA is saving lives in more ways than oneGOP leaders look to avoid shutdown despite complaints on rightSinger Jill Scott comes under fire for defending CosbyNew York City to overhaul mental health care for inmatesBen Carson surges in new 2016 pollChicago to increase minimum wage to $13 an hour by 2019Sideshow: When Bachmann raps...McCain envisions reunion of sorts for 'Three Amigos'Ask Alex Wagner: Food insecurity in the U.S.How bad tax policy becomes the status quoConservatives request Rick Perry halt execution of 'mentally ill' inmateThe wrong thesis applied to the wrong presidentTexas' Perry under pressure in Scott Panetti caseTuesday's Mini-Report, 12.2.14Man charged with threatening to kill Darren WilsonMichael Brown's stepfather under investigation for outburstBusiness Latest: Patient safety improvingSenate calls on pro sports to 'step up' domestic violence fightAhead on the 12/2/14 Maddow showObama urges Congress to pass $6 billion funding request to fight EbolaWhat will come out of Ferguson?The Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/02/14White House 3-D prints Obama presidential portraitBill Cosby sued for alleged sexual assault of teenager in the '70sSupreme Court hears pregnancy discrimination caseStatement from the Big Mountain Club and Whitefish Mountain ResortCitations for the December 2, 2014 TRMSWife of US aid worker jailed in Cuba: 'Enough is enough'Possible Ebola patient under investigation at Boston hospitalNo indictment for cop in chokehold death of New York manRev's Early Reads: December 3House GOP still stumbling towards a shutdownWhen Ted Cruz huddles with his House counterpartsGOP tweaks anti-'amnesty' bill as experts warn of problemsThe right's 'State of the Union plan' continues to percolateHouse Special Committee to spend millions on Benghazi investgationMike Brown's stepdad apologizes for outburstDo you think Michael Brown's stepfather is being unfairly investigated?A new 'quasi-partner' in the fight against ISISQuiz: Which potential 2016er said it?'He's wanted to be a historically significant Speaker'#5Things: Rockin' around the Christmas tree(s)Darren Wilson lawyer: Death threats show need for 'vigilance'Literacy tests were outlawed for a reasonWhen counseling techniques replace governingFederal appeals court halts execution of severely mentally ill manHillary Clinton plays it safe with 'smart power' speechD.C. moves to ban gay conversion therapy among minorsCleveland boy who was shot by police laid to restNo indictment for cop in chokehold death of Eric GarnerIt's Ted Cruz versus John Boehner again as new shutdown loomsGrand jury doesn't indict in Eric Garner killingObama to business leaders: Raise wagesO Canada! Potential 2016ers head northFollow msnbc reporters covering the Eric Garner grand jury decisionAnger flares after no indictment in Eric Garner caseRecord low growth in health care spending'Break out the wedding bells' in Florida10 ways to be like Martin Luther King after FergusonWednesday's Mini-Report, 12.3.14Nation reacts to Eric Garner grand jury decisionObama after Eric Garner decision: 'We are not going to let up'Santa turns away autistic girl over pit bull service dogBill Cosby postpones another show, thanks celebs for supportOfficer who killed Tamir Rice found unfit in previous police jobBusiness Latest: VA Whistleblowers honoredAhead on the 12/3/14 Maddow show#CrimingWhileWhite trends in wake of Eric Garner grand juryYour reaction: No indictment for cop in death of Eric GarnerThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/03/14A Last Word investigation on the Darren Wilson grand juryCitations for the December 3, 2014 TRMSQuestions remain in Eric Garner chokehold caseRev's Early Reads: December 4Chokehold cop's story and other headlinesHow not to explain the Eric Garner tragedyJobless claims improve, drop below 300k'Obamacare' offers Americans more for lessBen Carson fully committed to his U.S., Nazi parallelReport sexual assault in the military? Expect retaliationWoman arrested in connection with killing of US teacherWhy Mary Landrieu is 'extremely disappointed'Tom Cotton gives his demagoguery a touch-upSt. Louis County police chief apologizes for 'Kids will be kids?' postEric Garner decision pushes many closer to breaking pointMcConnell sees Supreme Court as possible GOP partnerSome Obamacare customers are coming back for moreMcCulloch supporter: McCulloch never intended to indict WilsonKenny Smith calls out co-host Charles Barkley on FergusonTrent Lott urges GOP to be responsible on ObamacareChris Rock is on a political rollEric Holder: Cleveland police engage in 'excessive force'Hillary Clinton takes on 'hard truths about race and justice'Why Rand Paul's Eric Garner theory is flawedHouse GOP approves measure blocking deportation reliefCourt releases limited details on Eric Garner grand jury processHouse passes bill blocking President Obama's immigration actionRNC's Priebus picks the wrong fight on the wrong issueTina Fey may have first called attention to Cosby claimsThursday's Mini-Report, 12.4.14Christie on Garner decision: I won't second-guess the grand juryCelebrities speak out and stay silent on Eric GarnerFast food workers' strike fueled by other low-wage employees, Eric GarnerFast food workers' strike gains steam'Outrage': Second day of protests after Eric Garner decisionThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/04/14Eric Garner's mother: 'His name will be remembered'Protests continue in NYC and nationwide over Garner grand juryWatch this pregnant woman's fierce takedown of anti-abortion protestersProtesters march after Phoenix police kill unarmed black manNYC mayor and police union chief clash over Garner decisionBusiness Latest: Cruz plays 'Shutdown Chicken'Prosecutors and police: The inherent conflict in our courtsCitations for the December 4, 2014 TRMS'Stand With Hillary' and 9 other wonderfully awful campaign songsRev's Early Reads: December 5Obama nominates Ashton Carter for defense secretaryBlast off and other headlinesCongress' ISIS debate and the 'strange conspiracy of silence'Progressives urge New Hampshire Dems to wait on endorsing ClintonJoe and Mika answer YOUR questions on sustainable job growthJobs report blows past expectationsU.S. job growth soars, tops 300kDo you think the NYPD's new training program will help bring reform to the department?A closer look at the best year for jobs since 1999'Bridgegate' report comes up empty handed on Christie involvementHard news makes for a tough quizFor Chris Christie, good news is relativeObama taps Ash Carter for PentagonObama nominates Ashton Carter for defense secretaryBoehner addresses SOTU questionsWal-Mart pulls TV ad on criticism that it echoes Garner's deathFriday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.5.14S&P, Dow break records after strong jobs reportPeter King believes Garner's poor health caused his deathIllinois makes it easier to voteIf an increase in the gas tax was good enough for Reagan....Doubts raised about Rolling Stone rape accountNASA's Orion has 'most perfect flight'Pressure mounts over Phoenix police shooting of unarmed black manSideshow: Pres. Obama busts a moveThe Comeback Kid?Report: Prosecutor convening grand jury in Akai Gurley caseWhy we need more women on Capitol HillWomen in Politics: College Edition -- Ohio UniversityDrug testing for welfare recipients looks even worseFamily of 12-year-old Tamir Rice files wrongful death suitRepublicans turn on each other over Benghazi conspiracy theories6 of your questions about grand juries, answeredMary Landrieu faces grim odds in Saturday's Senate runoffFriday's Mini-Report, 12.5.14Family of Tamir Rice files complaint against Cleveland, policeThe December 6 'MHP' SyllabusBusiness Latest: Is Romney running?Rolling Stone scapegoats rape victim, makes matters worseActivists: Campus rape still exists, even after Rolling StoneReligious scholars react to actor Christian Bale calling Moses a 'terrorist'Protests continue for days after Eric Garner grand jury decisionClaims against the NYPD cost the city $212 million in 2014 aloneSusan Rodriguez: Including women in the HIV/AIDS dialogueThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/05/14Citations for the December 5, 2014 TRMSThis Week in God, 12.6.14In Case You Missed It: Don't miss these 5 storiesTop al Qaeda leader killed in raid, Pakistan military says'Exodus' racial casting controversy is a familiar oneClinton backs Obama on Israel and IranGOP picks up Senate seat as Landrieu loses to CassidyAmerican hostage Luke Somers killed during rescue attempt in Yemen'Religious freedom' measure moves forward in MichiganHope, not cynicism, at Garner protestsThe December 7 'MHP' SyllabusThe December 7 'MHP' SyllabusIt took 22 people to approve a Romney tweetRemington agrees to replace millions of allegedly faulty triggersAfter Ferguson, some see a movement taking shapePoll finds big racial split on Brown, Garner decisionsJeb continues a Bush tradition: Capitalizing on GOP obstructionTyphoon Hagupit rips through Philippines'Serial' and the obsession with a Hollywood endingWeek in Geek: Pluto editionBulls star Derrick Rose wears 'I can't breathe' shirtBill de Blasio: US needs 'honest conversation' about racismEric Garner's widow: He was 'murdered unjustly'Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian charged in Iran, family saysTexas governor-elect: Obama is putting the Constitution under 'harm'George W. Bush: Jeb would beat Hillary in 2016Justice Department to unveil new bans on racial profilingRev's Early Reads: December 8Torture rebuttal and other headlinesGOP domination of the South is now completeRight continues to blame cigarette taxes for Garner deathProtests continue nationwide for sixth nightDo you think the CIA torture report should be released?Obama picks up the pace on Guantanamo releasesMayors to make Obama immigration order a realityGOP's 2014 gains will help fuel culture war fightsRepublican AGs work hand in glove with Big OilRice family lawyer calls for trial by jury for officerSupport for Medicaid expansion still steadily growingMonday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.8.14Chelsea Manning: US denies trans people's rightsUVA suitemate: Rape story 'is not a hoax'The Call: Demilitarize local policeHillary Clinton to meet with royal coupleWill Vivek Murthy get a chance?Panel probing 'Bridegate' releases interim reportTo prevent torture, prosecute torturePoisoning the well? McConnell eyes ACA repeal voteBusting the myth of the 'perfect' rape victimUrban Outfitters in hot water for internal holiday party emailExplosive Senate torture report to be releasedMark Wahlberg under fire for requesting pardon amid racist unrestNYC Council eases requirements for transgender people to change IDWhen the U.S. economy is the envy of the worldHillary Clinton adds paid speech in March, complicating 2016 timelineMonday's Mini-Report, 12.8.14Congress races to reach spending deal before shutdown deadlineAhead on the 12/8/14 Maddow showUniversity of Virginia announces task force to address sex assaultThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/08/14Cop after Michael Brown shooting: 'There's going to be a problem'LeBron James joins in solidarity with protestsIOC makes non-Olympian sized move on gay rights, critics sayObama gets sassy with Stephen Colbert5 things to look for in the Senate's torture reportCitations for the December 9, 2014 TRMSRev's Early Reads: December 9Spending snag and other headlinesRight outraged over pending release of torture reportBar owner under fire for 'Michael Brown' shot specialCheney blasts torture report he hasn't seen as 'a bunch of hooey'Business Latest: Biker heroesRepublicans dismiss Senate torture reportWhen the end of a war isn't the end of the warFlorida officials reject 'Sunshine State' labelDo you think the release of the CIA torture report will put lives at risk?Majority of Americans disagree with Garner grand jury decisionReporter's Notebook: How to cover rapeThe public has no idea the deficit is shrinkingSenate report: Brutal CIA interrogation tactics kept from publicIntel Committee releases report on Bush-era tortureAmerica must never torture againFeinstein: CIA torture program is 'stain on our values'Jonathan Gruber: 'I am embarrassed, and I am sorry'Major progressive groups join effort to draft Elizabeth WarrenAway from Gruber theatrics, ACA keeps succeedingWashington reacts to release of Senate's report on CIA tortureSenators continue campus rape fight in wake of Rolling StoneThe Obamas' real-life romance getting Hollywood treatment'We need not risk our national honor to prevail in this or any war'Parents of Sandy Hook kids file notices of wrongful death claimsTexan arrested in Israel for anti-Muslim plotChris Christie's off to Iowa -- againEconomic concerns lend steam to Ferguson protestsTorture report sheds truth on a flawed version of historyU.S. Police: Education levels and the use of forceThird Ohio man wrongly accused of 1975 murder exoneratedWhere is Hillary Clinton on torture?House approves Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention ActSideshow: The lighter side of Pres. ObamaHours before execution, Robert Holsey takes IQ appeal to SCOTUSTuesday's Mini-Report, 12.9.14Congress reaches deal to avert shutdownCountess du Boisrouvray: We can rely on women to change the worldObama explains why DREAMers' parents were left out of exec actionProsecutions, pardons, or passing laws? Human rights advocates respond to torture report'Newsroom' campus rape episode generates controversyAhead on the 12/9/14 Maddow showThe 10 most disturbing revelations in the CIA torture reportExclusive interview with the founder of Gay Men's Health CrisisHow closely have you followed news of the CIA torture report?Lena Dunham explains why rape victims don't come forwardGeorgia Executes Robert Holsey After Supreme Court Denies IQ AppealInside the Cromnibus and other headlinesRev's Early Reads: December 10Tentative deal comes together ahead of shutdown deadlineThe counterproductive campaign against the IRSRepublicans love local control, except when they don'tPelosi beats back GOP's anti-contraception pushThe war on ACORN must never die#5Things: TIME's Person of the YearNFL unveils new personal conduct policyChris Christie's pal, Steve KingWednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.10.14How political dysfunction helps lobbyists and kills transparencyBrownback scrambles to clean up his messOn torture, Obama's hands aren't entirely cleanScott Walker, lost in translationA hidden measure that could devastate campaign finance lawsDemocrats revolt against spending dealMSNBC works with Net Impact to Grow HopeMark Udall offers scathing condemnation of Obama's CIAHillary Clinton is millionaires' top choice in 2016Peter King defends torture as prisoners 'in awkward positions'Business Latest: Who the wealthy want for presidentWednesday's Mini-Report, 12.10.14Attorney for UVA's 'Jackie' says she has been threatenedThomas Roberts answered your questions about LGBT athletes and the OlympicsUndercurrent of fear in executive actions on immigrationTed Cruz rips 'Obama-Clinton' foreign policy in 2016 previewAhead on the 12/10/14 Maddow showCheney slams Senate torture report, says practices were effectiveBig retailers price black, white Barbies differentlyScott Walker's special holiday message: Molotov!The Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/10/14Duggar effect: Conservative reality stars help sink civil rightsDrumbeat for prosecutions intensifies after CIA torture reportCitations for the December 10, 2014 TRMSThe animated global map of total precipitable water is so freaking cool I can't even stand it.Rick Perry: Presidency is 'not an IQ test'Rev's Early Reads: December 11CIA prisons and other headlinesWall Street giveaway threatens possible shutdownJobless claims show steady improvementJeb Bush in a bind over torture reportRick Perry: 'Running for the presidency's not an IQ test'Do you think Congress should pass this spending bill in order to avoid a government shutdown?Jeb Bush's 'Mitt Romney problem'Christie doesn't want to talk about torture, eitherHouse passes controversial spending billIt's like a big 'middle class tax cut'Progressives fight bid to ease rules for Wall StreetO'Malley gets out ahead of Clinton on torture issueThe CIA's rap sheetKentucky's Ark project loses state supportConservative Georgia city reverses course on mosque'Selma' stands tall in the Golden Globes raceBachmann connects Ten Commandments, U.S. prosperityBig Ten imposes strictest concussion regulationsJohn Brennan: CIA was 'unprepared' for interrogation programMom of Jessica Chambers, Mississippi teen burned to death, seeks killerModel Beverly Johnson becomes Cosby's most high-profile accuserSen. Dianne Feinstein to CIA director John Brennan: #ReadTheReportDo we cover rape more when we think women lie?Cleveland mayor: 'I do not want children to die at the hand of police officers'5 of the most shocking Sony hack revelationsHouse GOP stumbling towards shutdown deadlineThe complicated politics of UberYour response to the release of the CIA torture reportCongressional staffers walk out in support of Garner, BrownThursday's Mini-Report, 12.11.14States' challenge to Obama immigration action gathers steamCIA's Brennan has had enough torture talk, wants to move onBusiness Latest: New day for insider tradingThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/11/14Ferguson protesters win injunction to stop cops using tear gasHouse passes last-minute spending bill over liberal objectionsCitations for the December 11, 2014 TRMSSupreme Court may take up abortion caseRev's Early Reads: December 12Spending fight and other headlinesShutdown averted following late-night dramaOn to the Senate: Spending deal heads to upper chamberNews Quiz: Hectic week on the HillBoehner's underwhelming triumphWomen in Politics: College Edition -- University of RochesterDemocrats eager to help Republicans -- tear each other apartCongress, deal-making, and how the sausage gets madeThe importance of self-awareness in presidential politics9/11 tribute calls for kindness during the holiday seasonHouse scuttles bipartisan FOIA reformsFriday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.12.14Obama calls NFL an 'old boys network'Woman Tasered by cops after videotaping arrest of a manBest Buy apologizes for 'Serial' tweetCongress' not-so-bright idea on light bulbsRose Cochran, wife of Mississippi Senator, diesReport: $39M in Sandy aid may have been 'improper or fraudulent'Autopsy on Tamir Rice reveals boy died from gunshot wound to torsoElizabeth's Warren momentPalin: Boehner flipped America 'the bird' with Cromnibus billThe Power of the Entertainer-in-ChiefWith Chris Christie, mum's the word when it comes to controversyJustice Scalia's unfortunate entry into the torture debateShooting reported at Oregon high schoolBusiness Latest: Senate must keep US runningFriday's Mini-Report, 12.12.14DOJ will not force reporter James Risen to reveal sourceSideshow: Joe Biden's Very Bad DayNFL denies Adrian Peterson's appeal for reinstatementThe December 13 'MHP' SyllabusThe December 13 'MHP' SyllabusWhat the new budget means for women's healthDem House Aide: Sen. Warren is now the Ted Cruz of our partyAhead on the 12/12/14 Maddow showDocu-series to take transgender experience mainstreamInside the Texas death chamberMotown legends treat White House visitors to holiday surpriseThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/12/14Elizabeth Warren slams spending bill's Dodd-Frank provisionCitations for the December 12, 2014 TRMSIn Case You Missed It: 5 must-read stories to dig intoJustice for all: Thousands march against police violenceThis Week in God, 12.13.14Cruz faces GOP backlash as embattled spending bill heads to voteTwo American soldiers killed in Afghanistan attack, official saysThe number of school shootings since Sandy Hook is higher than you thinkThe December 14 'MHP' SyllabusThousands protest against police killings nationwideIt's good to be Ready for Warren -- just don't mention ClintonWATCH: Ending Campus Sexual Assault with Sen. GillibrandSenate passes $1.1 trillion spending bill, sends to Obama's desk'Cromnibus' drama could spawn sequelsSamuel L. Jackson dares stars to call out police racismJeb Bush to release own emailsBill Cosby breaks silence: Black media will stay 'neutral'Week in Geek: Physics by the swimming poolDick Cheney on torture: I would do it again in a minuteWarren and Clinton allies debateNewtown families 'dedicated for life' to reducing gun violenceThose who approved torture shouldn't be above the lawPorts expand -- at the expense of America's poor?Koch brother: I'm a social liberalSuspect arrested in shooting death of Auburn football player Jakell MitchellSydney Siege: Five flee Lindt chocolate cafe in AustraliaRev's Early Reads: December 15Hostage situation and other headlinesSenate Dems find an unwitting ally in Ted CruzCheney: 'I have no problem as long as we achieve our objective'Introducing: Shift by msnbcNew Budget Committee chief: time for a new debt-ceiling standoffAmid hostage crisis, hashtag #IllRideWithYou goes viralSandy Hook families sue gun manufacturer of military-style assault weaponAntonin Scalia's spirited defense of tortureSupreme Court punts on abortionWhen an execution is 'like a horror movie'Elizabeth Warren insists again: I'm not running for presidentSpelman College severs ties with Bill CosbyAnother domino falls: Medicaid expansion advances in TennesseeWebby Awards: #msnbcVoteU.S. Marine to face murder charge in death of transgender Filipino womanCleveland police union head: Tamir Rice shirt 'pathetic'GOP rep calls torture report 'almost treasonous'In December, Obamacare wades into 'uncharted waters'Elizabeth Warren isn't running -- but she'd like you to think she might6 dead, gunman on the loose in PA shooting spreeOhio's redistricting breakthroughLost in the Fog with Alzheimer'sObama defends executive action: 'Immigration benefits everyone'PR firm learns why 'Strange Fruit' is not fit for a company nameEven John Yoo has his limitsChristie and Obama meet again -- but is the bromance over?Monday's Mini-Report, 12.15.14Amid rape allegations, Camille Cosby comes to Bill's defenseIn South Carolina, Jeb Bush steers clear of politicsBusiness Latest: What's at stake for Dems in 2015Senate confirms Vivek Murthy as US surgeon generalHillary Clinton steers clear of Cromnibus and torture reportAhead on the 12/15/14 Maddow showThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/15/14Citations for the December 16, 2014 TRMSRev's Early Reads: December 16Taliban attacks school and other headlinesVivek Murthy 1, NRA 0Do you think that Sony's stolen documents should be kept private?Dr. No is wrapping up his career on a disheartening noteCleveland Browns player: Every American deserves justiceRussian economy faces freefall conditionsBill Clinton: Eric Garner 'didn't deserve to die'Vitter gears up to fight Lynch's A.G. nominationBush surprise announcement jump-starts 2016 contestVirginia to spend $28 million to upgrade voting machinesGeorge Pataki 'seriously ' considering 2016 bid for presidency#5Things: Hanukkah beginsJeb Bush moves forward with his presidential plansReport: UVA officials knew of rape report before Rolling StoneAaron Sorkin: Male actors have a higher 'difficulty' barKasich's poor choice for a signature issue2014 #yearinreviewA whole new day on filling the federal courtsWho are the Syrian refugees?Bill Cosby's daughter: 'He is the father you thought you knew'Al Franken gets realWhat would a Jeb Bush-Hillary Clinton matchup in 2016 look like?The pitfalls of 2016 pollingHow Obamacare reduces racial disparities in health careObama administration hit with lawsuit for locking up potential asylum seekers'Oh god, it's mom': Pundit sons get C-SPAN surpriseBusiness Latest: Ticking timebombsChurch Scout group raises more than $15,000 to buy school desks in MalawiSideshow: Stewart's two cents on tortureTuesday's Mini-Report, 12.16.14Family of John Crawford sues police, Wal-MartAmerican doctor cured of Ebola returning to LiberiaAppeals court blocks sex reassignment surgery for transgender inmateBush appointee rules Obama's immigration action unconstitutionalAhead on the 12/16/14 Maddow showThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/16/14Bill Nye explains evolution... with emoji!Clinton: 'U.S. should never condone or practice torture'Hillary Clinton holds lead in possible 2016 presidential fieldCitations for the December 16, 2014 TRMSRev's Early Reads: December 17Jeb Bush's last name is going to be a problem — even in 2016Cruz is sorry and other headlinesJudge takes aim at Obama's immigration policyShould Sony pull the film, "The Interview?"Being Ted Cruz means occasionally having to say you're sorryPoll: 57% of Americans say race relations in US are badActor Stephen Collins admits to sexual abuse of underage girlsObamacare enrollments continue to impressMcConnell puts Keystone at the top of the to-do listObamas talk about experiences with racial biasJoy Reid Interviews Attorney General Eric HolderWorst. Congress. Ever?Obama moves to restore relations with CubaMajor Cuba move is a 2016 bombshellTexas' Farenthold faces new lawsuit from former stafferQuestions about the real life of Syrian refugees? Join the chatWednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.17.14Obama announces breakthrough in US-Cuba relationsObama announces dramatic shift in U.S./Cuba policyAnother Christmas gift from the Senate to lobbyistsReactions on the move to restore US diplomatic ties with CubaAlan Gross: 'It's good to be home'Obama spends millions to prevent gun violence14 charged in meningitis deathsRubio struggles with condemnations of Obama's Cuba policySony pulls 'The Interview' from theaters amid security concernsNFL employees hand over phone and email recordsThe 'Obama refuses to lead' crowd falls silentWednesday's Mini-Report, 12.17.14Pope Francis' personal plea helped thaw US-Cuba relations10 steps Obama is planning to take on CubaBusiness Latest: US-Cuba relations overhaulEffort to draft Elizabeth Warren for 2016 kicks off in IowaOfficials: North Korea is behind attack on SonyYour thoughts on Obama's move to restore relations with CubaAhead on the 12/17/14 Maddow showFmr. White House Cyber Advisor: White House Breach "Not Out Of The Question"SCOTUS lets Arizona DREAMers' drivers license ruling standHuman rights groups hail restoration of US-Cuban tiesHillary Clinton: 'I support' Obama's Cuba policyThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/17/14Missouri bill requires women to get permission from man for an abortionPoll: Democrats start 2016 with advantage among LatinosCitations for the December 17, 2014 TRMSFrozen's Idina Menzel is a feminist, tooRev's Early Reads: December 18Guantanamo's fate and other headlinesRepublicans hardly unanimous on new Cuba policyAs Jeb dives in, focus turns to big-money donorsFrom 'I Love Lucy' to pop music, Cuba's influence on America runs deepJobless claims steadily improve, beat expectationsMcCain vs. McCain on CubaDoes Sony's decision to pull the film, 'The Interview,' set a dangerous precedent?New Jersey voters ho-hum on Chris Christie: pollA welcome international reactionThe nation's first single-payer plan collapses in Vt.US companies react to Cuba dealLawsuit claims racial discrimination in Ferguson votingThis is what celebrities said about the breakthrough with CubaJeb Bush's challenges quickly becoming apparentThursday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.18.14Americans react to change in US-Cuba relationsU.S. uninsured rate shows sharp improvementRand Paul sides with White House on Cuba, bucking GOP 2016 trendTexas theater will not screen 'Team America' in place of 'The Interview'Obama surprises Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on radio showThe GOP-themed holiday gift you didn't know you neededColbert ends Comedy Central show leaving a legacy of laughsPro-Warren protesters take their fight to Wall StreetObama White House stands by free speech in Sony hacking scandalExecutions in US at 20-year low, report findsGas prices drop below key threshold'Duck Dynasty' star: 'Trying to figure out' if being gay is a choiceSecret Service needs 'culture change': ReportIn one family, a generational divide over CubaHollywood retreats in the face of threatsSideshow: This week's on-air surprisesThursday's Mini-Report, 12.18.14Charity bridges US-Cuban gap through baseballAs U.S.-Cuba tension thaws, the fate of a fugitive is in questionObama creates task force on policingQuiz: Sony pulls 'The Interview'DOJ extends legal protections to transgender employeesAhead on the 12/18/14 Maddow showThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/18/14Veterans exposed to viruses, claim V.A. avoided responsibilityKeith Ellison: 'I would love to see Elizabeth Warren' runCitations for the December 18, 2014Jeb Bush was a severely conservative governor -- will the GOP care?Rev's Early Reads: December 19Eight children found dead at home in Cairns, AustraliaDelayed Clinton timeline gives hope to potential opponenetsFamily searches for U.S. mystery spy, and other headlinesNebraska, Oklahoma take aim at Colorado's pot lawObama's 2014 year-end press conference: 10 topics to expectLouisville becomes first city in South to raise minimum wageObama wins raves in Latin America over Cuba shiftBoehner's job security not in doubtShould the US respond to North Korea?The wrong argument at the wrong time from the wrong peopleGeorge Clooney: 'The Interview' should be released onlineParents of Aurora shooting suspect ask son be spared from death penaltyJindal readies his own 'Response' in LouisianaA consequential presidentFBI concludes North Korea responsible for Sony hackA rescue plan successfully runs its courseSt. Louis suburbs sued over traffic stopsRand Paul tears into 'isolationist' Marco Rubio over CubaHere's a News Quiz to go with your Cuba LibreObama on Sony pulling 'The Interview': 'I think they made a mistake'George Clooney and celebrities react to Sony canceling "The Interview"Obama backs LeBron's 'I Can't Breathe' T-shirt protestStephen Colbert signs offRubio, Paul, and the unofficial start of 2016What can the US do about the North Korean hacking attack?Obama calls on all women reporters at year-end press conferenceUVA official blasts Rolling Stone over rape articleWebby Awards: Global Citizen FestivalObama on Sony: 'Yes, I think they made a mistake'St. Louis prosecutor admits witnesses likely lied under oathFriday's Mini-Report, 12.19.14Sony CEO strikes back: 'We have not caved'Ahead on the 12/19/14 Maddow showMomentum continues to grow — but are we on the cusp of change?Supreme Court denies Florida gay marriage delayThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/19/14The December 20 'MHP' SyllabusCitations for the December 19, 2014 TRMSThis Week in God, 12.20.14In Case You Missed It: Read these 5 stories before ChristmasNorth Korea wants joint investigation with US into Sony hackFour Guantanamo Bay detainees transferred to AfghanistanInternet rights are civil rightsThe trouble with lone wolvesShooting death of NYPD officers draws national grief and angerThe December 21 'MHP' SyllabusCops turn their backs on NYC mayor after shooting death of policePolice departments react to shooting death of NYPD officersObama: Sony hack was not an 'act of war'Christie weighs in on Cuba move with demand in letter to ObamaBrown, Garner cases 'exploited' in NYPD officer deathsWeek in Geek: Holiday lights change the view from spaceFlorida police officer shot, killed in Tarpon Springs shootingSuspected killer in death of NYPD officers had long, troubled pastCops Killed and other headlinesThe unfortunate rush to politicize the NYPD murders2014:'s top 10 polls of the yearWomen could lead federal law enforcement for first time in decadesObama administration advances Guantanamo goalRubio dismisses the power of American engagementDo you agree with calls for protesters to hold off until the officers are laid to rest?McCain blasts new Cuba policy as illegalPope slams Vatican bureaucracy in Christmas speechNYC Mayor Bill de Blasio calls for pause in protests, debateGOP's Rogers latest to blast Obama's downtimeGOP's Duncan blasts Feinstein as a 'traitor'The top 10 most popular msnbc videos of 2014#BehindTheScenes with the White House staffVote for the photo of the yearWhen the GOP goes on a 'hiring spree'#ShareTheLove: Elton John weds longtime partnerAmerica deserves a vacationAppeals court strikes down N.C. ultrasound lawNorth Carolina's forced ultrasound law struck downRep. Michael Grimm expected to plead guilty in courtNY's Michael Grimm expected to plead guiltyBusiness Latest: A city dividedNYPD officer shooting: Will the protest movement carry on?Joe Cocker, raspy-voiced rocker, dies of lung cancer at 709 out-there figures who made out-there claims in 2014Monday's Mini-Report, 12.22.14When pop culture went political in 2014Hillary Clinton's best and worst moments of 2014The year in msnbc longreadsForecast for the 2015 economy: SunnySony weighs distributing 'The Interview' as threats continue10 outstanding community comments from 2014Ahead on the 12/22/14 Maddow showArizona scraps drug cocktail after two-hour executionThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/22/14The five biggest political sports stories of 2014Top 10 most popular articles on social media in 2014Christmas week storm threatens holiday travel chaosCitations for the December 22, 2014 TRMSOK executions and other headlinesWhy the House GOP wants a new accountantThe road ahead for NY's Michael GrimmFive of the GOP's goofiest 2014 gaffesAdvocates push back against de Blasio: We must protest anywayU.S. economic growth soars, reaches 11-year highDo you think the U.S. government should have helped the Cuban spy's wife get pregnant?Your turn: Vote on the best of 2014 from Hollywood to CongressThe gun control success stories you haven't heardMilestone: Dow hits 18,000 on upbeat GDP reportObama enjoys broad public backing on new Cuba policy2014: The year in quiz questionsBest msnbc original videos of 2014Meeting the Tim Pawlenty standard#5Things: In memoriamBest GDP growth in more than a decadeACA results continue to exceed expectationsTuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.23.14Happy #Festivus: Senator Rand Paul airs his grievancesGOP greets economic news with total silenceFDA recommends end to gay blood ban -- kind of9 most Sarah Palin being Sarah Palin moments in 2014Rep. Michael Grimm pleads guilty to tax evasion chargeWomen in Politics: College Edition -- George Washington University'The Interview' is back onThe truth about the 'dead cops' chantHoliday survival guide to awkward family dinner conversationsHouse GOP fails to uncover IRS, White House coordinationTuesday's Mini-Report, 12.23.14Your 2014 guide to 2016 presidential contendersAhead on the 12/23/14 Maddow showThe Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/23/14Stunning time-lapse video from the International Space StationFormer President George H.W. Bush Taken to Houston HospitalCitations for the December 23, 2014 TRMSHoliday Open Thread, 2014Miles from Ferguson, another black teen killed by policeSony to release 'The Interview' online WednesdayUS military: ISIS did not down Jordanian jet, did capture pilotDemonstrators shut down Missouri highway to protest police shootingChristmas Eve shopper shot, killed in Louisiana's Oakwood Center MallFormer President George H.W. Bush remains in hospital, 'in great spirits'Pope Francis: There are so many tears this ChristmasJerusalem school sends message of peace'Store Wars' - The battle of the Xmas TV adsThousands expected at slain officers' wakeCan Wall Street reform survive 2015?Ukraine and rebels begin exchanging hundreds of prisonersDustin Diamond arrested for alleged stabbingCDC worker 'remains well' after possible Ebola exposure at labMichael Brown memorial rebuilt after destruction by carThis Week in God, 12.27.14North Korean Internet goes down again after threatening USThe New York Police Department remembers one of its ownMichigan Gov. Rick Snyder OKs drug tests for welfare recipientsAirAsia Flight QZ8501 Goes Missing After Call for Course ShiftChristie and Cuomo veto post-Bridgegate reform of Port AuthorityJeb Bush support spikes among GOP voters in new pollFerguson PD spokesman placed on leave after Brown memorial commentsNYPD chief Bratton: Cops turning backs on mayor 'inappropriate'Missing AirAsia flight likely 'at the bottom of the sea,' official saysMissing plane and other headlinesThe best and worst for women in 2014America's longest war comes to an end (sort of)If Obama's a socialist, he's really bad at itA tale of two election thesesObama gives ultimatum to Republican critics on immigrationJudd Apatow calls out Bill Cosby: 'Do people still find him delightful?'Jeb Bush severs Obamacare connectionDo you agree with Pres. Obama that the US is less racially divided than when he first took office?Kansas' Brownback apologizes for the wrong kind of failure2014: The year of Michael BrownObama answers boy's heartbreaking letter to SantaHillary Clinton continues reign as America's most admired womanFederal court reject Arpaio's immigration lawsuitThe Great 2014 Sunday Show RaceThe 'Selma' backlashPoll: Hillary Clinton most admired woman of 2014De Blasio booed before vowing to protect police'Nostalgia and the good old days'Immigration action 2.0: Lessons learned from DACAHouse GOP leader confirms role at white-supremacist eventRep. Steve Scalise: I might have attended white supremacist eventMonday's Mini-Report, 12.29.14Business Latest: Who supports higher minimum wage?Progressive group tries crowdsourcing the Democratic agendaGeorge H.W. Bush's breathing now 'normal'John McCain: Afghanistan war 'remains unfinished'The Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 12/29/14Florida gets out of marriage equality's wayCitations for the December 29, 2014 TRMSObama's 2014 report cardScammed out of the American dreamDebris found in search for missing plane, and other headlinesMichael Grimm reverses course, will resign from CongressScalise scrambles following revelations on racist eventThe need for clarity in a Speaker's standardsPolice deaths by guns spiked in 2014: ReportCourt punishes top Putin critic Alexei NavalnyScalise's vote against MLK Day gains new relevanceDo you think John Boehner should launch an investigation into Steve Scalise's 2002 speech? Engagement SurveyMinimum wages set to rise, whether Congress likes it or notTexas' Abbott open to Medicaid expansion?Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.30.14The White House #yearinreviewMovement sparked by Ferguson has come a long waySteve Scalise: Speaking at supremacist event 'a mistake I regret'Americans' confidence points to economic healthNew Documentary: "Above the Fray"Your doughnuts are safe from Obama's graspCity won't name officer in Antonio Martin shootingNumber of Mexicans caught at US border takes dramatic plungeBusiness: LGBT businessBoehner absolves Scalise over white-supremacist controversyTuesday's Mini-Report, 12.30.14What is Jim Webb doing?Gay marriage confusion clouds the Sunshine StateToddler shoots mother in Idaho Wal-MartThousands rally in Moscow in support of embattled Putin criticCitations for the December 30, 2014 TRMSNew Year's Open ThreadWith new year comes new obstacle to voting in TexasAmerica's hunger crisis is getting worseTake a walk with Bo and SunnyTamron Hall takes a look at "Race on The Oprah Winfrey Show"#5Things: New Year's Eve around the worldTwo big questions Steve Scalise needs to answerNew Jersey Dems will try to override Christie's Port Authority vetoMaryland Gov. O'Malley to commute sentences of death-row inmates