MSNBC articles 2021 august


Trump and the Capitol riot 'hitman' analogyAmerica's paid family leave situation is a scandal — and frankly insaneTrump tries (and fails) to defend urging the Justice Dept to lieAs Florida's COVID crisis intensifies, DeSantis' response faltersRepublican officials press Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. WadeWhy Ted Cruz's CDC criticisms were condemned as 'dangerous'Trump's tax returns are heading for Congress. Better late than never.Mark Meadows: Trump is meeting with non-existent 'cabinet members'Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.2.21Growing number of unvaccinated Americans express public regretsTrump rebranded populism. But perception doesn't always match reality.Black Women's Equal Pay Day: Black women work 579 days to earn what white men do in 365Olympic athlete Laurel Hubbard just shattered a transphobic mythBiden and Democrats' inability to extend the eviction moratorium is unconscionableMonday's Mini-Report, 8.2.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/2/21The Republican mission to cancel Ben & Jerry's is comically hypocriticalTranscript: The ReidOut, 8/2/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/2/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/2/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/2/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/2/21America's two major political parties are simply too bigTrump's lies win him the top Republican fundraiser spotWalmart's and Disney's Covid vaccine mandates are just good businessThe FBI theory Ron Johnson didn't want to share with the publicVirginia's Youngkin can't shake election conspiracy theoriesWhy Rubio's criticisms of the Pentagon chief are so misplacedWill Congress prepare for the next pandemic, too?Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.3.21New York AG: Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple womenThe police who defended the Capitol had America's back. America doesn't have theirs.Tuesday's Mini-Report, 8.3.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/3/21Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/3/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/3/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/3/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/3/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/3/21Why Tucker Carlson's trip to Budapest is bad news for AmericaMatt Damon and the twisted cultural norm of the 'daughter effect'Recognizing America's greatest sins — and repaying its greatest debtsAs Florida's COVID conditions worsen, DeSantis finds new scapegoatConfronted with revelations, Cuomo runs out of Democratic friendsWhy the Biden administration's new evictions moratorium mattersWhat Andrew Cuomo — and many men over 50 — still don't understandSenate GOP leader pretends Dems lack 'clear message' on vaccinesRepublicans aren't quite done trying to cancel Ben & Jerry'sWednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.4.21The Summer #WITHpod Mailbag: podcast and transcriptTrump appointee at DOJ eyed scandalous Georgia election schemeDaBaby's comments weren't just homophobic — they were dangerousWednesday's Mini-Report, 8.4.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/4/21Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/4/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/4/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/4/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/4/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/4/21The rise of America's nationalized political cultureAs Florida hospitals fill, DeSantis tries changing the subjectWould Republicans back congressional candidates tied to Jan. 6?The one thing vaccination rates have in common with Jan. 6Texas Democrats have brought the fight for a new Voting Rights Act to DCKids and the Covid-19 delta variant: Top doctors answer what we need to knowRubio takes an interest in the right's NSA conspiracy theoryWhy Trump can't stop talking about a favored candidate's defeatThursday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.5.21GOP lawyers face consequences over 'frivolous' election lawsuitsMeet the eyewitnesses who share their stories in 'Memory Box: Echoes of 9/11'Why Covid-19's second pandemic summer is hitting differentlyA Taliban takeover in Afghanistan will not be Joe Biden's faultThursday's Mini-Report, 8.5.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/5/21Biden's feeling pressure from the Squad and leftie Democrats — and America's benefittingTranscript: The ReidOut, 8/5/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/5/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/5/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/5/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/5/21Why it's unsurprising to see Trump condemn US Olympic athletesJob growth soars in July, unemployment rate improvesWhy Ron DeSantis is more dangerous than TrumpOn Voting Rights Act's anniversary, is a breakthrough possible?Why Rand Paul is suddenly having to deal with Donald Trump's ireWhy the FBI's investigation into election leaks mattersFriday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.6.21Federal judge reminds Jan. 6 rioter what 'patriotism' meansCovid-19 forced major cities to care about homeless people. That time is over.Friday's Mini-Report, 8.6.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/6/21Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/6/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/6/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/6/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/6/21Poll: Are you in favor of 'vaccine-only admission' initiatives?Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/6/21An Amazon site's Black workers keep finding nooses. The company needs to act.Republicans are stoking QAnon conspiracy fires — and we're all paying for itCovid's devastating toll on the Tokyo OlympicsAs Florida's COVID troubles worsen, DeSantis faces GOP pushbackNew details bring Trump's Justice Dept scheme into sharper focusJob growth so strong, the GOP is (literally) at a loss for wordsBlackburn latest to accuse Dems of wanting 'permanent pandemic'The right is (still) celebrating low US vaccination ratesShe feared the law all of her life. Then she sought to change it: One of the brightest legal stars in the country is a DACA recipientMonday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.9.21Cuomo still thinks he can discredit Brittany Commisso and 10 other womenAs the bipartisan infrastructure bill advances, what happens now?Transcript: Activism at the OlympicsWomen's golf is booming amid Covid-19Monday's Mini-Report, 8.9.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/9/21The myth of the white Bernie bro has quietly vanishedTranscript: The ReidOut, 8/9/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/9/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/9/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/9/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/9/21The new IPCC climate change report is harrowing — but hopefulIgnoring GOP complaints, Pentagon to require vaccines for troopsGrassley tries (and fails) to defend Trump's Justice Dept abusesTo block mask rules, DeSantis threatens school officials' salariesJudge asks whether Justice Dept is going too easy on Jan. 6 defendantsAbbott's mixed message on COVID crisis' seriousness in TexasTuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.10.21The Andrew Cuomo case as a microcosm of American politicsSolving a mystery: Why McConnell didn't kill the infrastructure billSexual harassment scandal forces New York's Andrew Cuomo to resignAmid Gov. Cuomo's resignation, here's why I wish I called out his harassmentTuesday's Mini-Report, 8.10.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/10/21Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/10/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/10/21What Marjorie Taylor Greene's Covid tweet gets very, very wrongTranscript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/10/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/10/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/10/21The bipartisan infrastructure bill is a win for Biden. Now comes the hard part.Some GOP senators reject infrastructure bill after helping negotiate itBiden racks up another win as Senate passes ambitious budget planAs Florida's COVID crisis worsens, Biden admin sends ventilatorsSenate Dems set up a possible path for voting rights legislationFighting to make right matter with Alexander Vindman: podcast and transcriptBiden's ACA special enrollment period reaches 2.5 million AmericansWednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.11.21DHS warns police: Trump-related lies fuel calls for violenceThe Senate's infrastructure cryptocurrency fight was just the beginningConnecting the dots between Covid vaccine hesitancy and Fox NewsWednesday's Mini-Report, 8.11.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/11/21Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/11/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/11/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/11/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/11/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/11/21DOJ officials thwarted Trump's coup. Next step: A criminal investigation.Covid-19 vaccine booster shots might be needed. Here's what to know.Former prosecutor: Trump wanted him out for failing to back schemeWhy the latest polls on Biden's infrastructure plans matterConfronted with evidence of a climate crisis, Republicans shrugIn the fight against COVID-19, Republicans pick the wrong fightsMeet the 50 women over 50 shaping the future of science, tech and artBiden remains focused on proving that democracy 'can still work'The incredible story of Dewey Bozella's fight for freedomThursday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.12.21Court to Missouri Republicans: No more Medicaid expansion delaysApple's CSAM prevention features are a privacy disaster in the makingThursday's Mini-Report, 8.12.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/12/21Republicans ignored Covid to protect Trump. Now they're motivated by something worse.Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/12/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/12/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/12/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/12/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/12/21Why Democrats voted for Josh Hawley's imaginary police hiring driveDeSantis forced to walk back threat against education officialsMike Lindell's unfortunate week gets quite a bit worseStock controversy generates difficult questions for Rand PaulWhy Texas' Dan Crenshaw was heckled for telling the truthOn COVID, Republicans' 'free market' beliefs come with fine printFriday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.13.21Why are 9 moderate House Dems putting Biden's agenda in jeopardy?America's Afghanistan occupation was always going to failTrump's imaginary return to the White House could cause actual real world violenceFriday's Mini-Report, 8.13.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/13/21Poll: Should Florida schools stay closed amid the surge of Covid cases?Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/13/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/13/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/13/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/13/21Poll: Were you aware of Trump's 'reinstatement' conspiracy?Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/13/21Dominion's defamation suit is moving forward. That's good for democracy.Biden outshines Trump — and Obama — by appointing public defenders as judgesBiden is reversing Trump's discriminatory housing rulings. We need more.The fall of Afghanistan in 2021 is the result of years of American delusionBlame game escalates as Taliban takes control of AfghanistanTrump pretends he's a credible critic of Biden's Afghanistan policyHow I went from chemical engineer to CEO of P&G BeautyWhat the elusive RNC statement on Afghanistan actually saidWhy Mike Pompeo's vacillations on Afghanistan matterMonday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.16.21Texas Supreme Court sides with anti-mask effort, despite crisisMonday's Mini-Report, 8.16.21Biden's Afghanistan withdrawal speech missed something importantTranscript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/16/21Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/16/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/16/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/16/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/16/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/16/21Afghan refugees after the fall of Kabul need a home in AmericaRick Scott now cares about the 25th amendment (months too late)Facing COVID crisis, Tennessee gov issues misguided mask orderAnother GOP voter caught casting a ballot for a dead relativeAs COVID slams Fla., DeSantis focuses on treatment, not preventionLeading Justice Dept official presses Congress on voting rightsWomen and girls in Afghanistan are 'petrified.' This is what women's rights organizations are doing about it.Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.17.21Wisconsin's Ron Johnson praises right-wing European leaderAfghanistan's fall to the Taliban just made terrorism a real threat, againTuesday's Mini-Report, 8.17.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/17/21Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/17/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/17/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/17/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/17/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/17/21Afghan women's rights are threatened — but the GOP isn't their championFlorida schools facing punishments for defying DeSantis on masksFor the right, Afghan refugees become the new political fightRand Paul's radical budget plan receives significant GOP backingPolling shows public siding with Biden on Afghanistan (for now)On gerrymandering, Dems confront unilateral disarmamentWednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.18.21Arizona's Ducey denying grants to schools requiring mask protectionsAnti-Covid vaccine arguments are being weaponized by Republican menUnderstanding corruption with Sarah Chayes: podcast and transcriptWhy Trump's sudden shift on Afghan refugees mattersFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis' mishandling of Covid could be tied to Fox NewsWednesday's Mini-Report, 8.18.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/18/21Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/18/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/18/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/18/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/18/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/18/21Dems' Voting Rights Act update is very good — and maybe too lateGovernors' efforts backfire as more locals defy anti-mask policiesDespite a good start, Trump's stance on vaccines gets much worseLayoffs drop to pandemic-era low as economy continues to recover'When do you plan to have kids?': The worst invasive work questions — and how to respondWhy it matters that Biden is banning a Trump-backed pesticideNikki Haley pushes anti-Biden line even she couldn't believeThursday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.19.21Big Daddy Kane reflects on the golden age of hip-hopOn COVID protections, Republicans aren't just at odds with DemsWhy Afghanistan's collapse is an opportunity for far-right racistsDuring Capitol threat, Brooks says he 'understands' public angerThursday's Mini-Report, 8.19.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/19/21Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/19/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/19/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/19/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/19/21'Jeopardy!' host Mike Richards is exactly who you think he isCovid booster shots are coming — and the world isn't happyOn COVID mask protections, Texas throws in the towel (for now)GOP's Boebert becomes controversial for entirely new reasonsA COVID lesson for many: Refusing vaccinations can be expensiveHow moms can survive the stress of another uncertain school yearFollowing Brooks' statement, rep says GOP 'has a decision to make'Dan Patrick falsely blames COVID surge on unvaccinated Black TexansFriday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.20.21Fla. gives school districts 48 hours to end COVID mask protectionsThis man volunteered to take notes at a conference. He never expected to go viral.OnlyFans banning 'explicit content' won't end well for anyoneFriday's Mini-Report, 8.20.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/20/21Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/20/21Making sense of 'madness': How an American woman is leading an effort to evacuate Afghan alliesPoll: Has Biden's Afghanistan policy damaged U.S. credibility abroad?Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/20/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/20/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/20/21Poll: Will booster shots boost our chances of Covid victory?Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/20/21The next Covid war: school vaccine and mask mandatesWhy celebrities like R. Kelly dodge 'cancel culture' for decadesWill America's Christians welcome Afghanistan's refugees? It dependsTeam Trump struggles to defend former president's Taliban dealWhy the FDA is reminding some people that they're not horsesWhat it takes for Trump to hear boos at a rally in AlabamaFormer insider blames Miller, allies for sabotaging refugee processGOP Covid vaccine mandate bans are a legal, terrible ideaWill 9 moderate House Dems derail Biden's domestic agenda?Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.23.21Fla. officials face new questions as COVID deaths reach record highWhat doctors wish parents knew about how to keep kids safe from the delta variantMika: What I want my unvaccinated loved ones to know about CovidTrump's Alabama rally Covid vaccine damage control is too little too lateMonday's Mini-Report, 8.23.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/23/21Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/23/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/23/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/23/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/23/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/23/21The Arizona audit's Cyber Ninjas getting Covid-19 is too spot onHow Arizona Republicans' bizarre 'audit' managed to get even worseProbe of Jan. 6 attack reportedly eyes lawmakers' phone recordsBiden should defund states that restrict voting rights. Period.Military to require vaccines for troops, ignoring GOP complaintsOfficer who shot Ashli Babbitt cleared, contradicting Trump'Impenetrable' border wall damaged by monsoon rains in ArizonaTuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.24.21Dems come off ledge, eye solution to end infrastructure dramaWant to be a millionaire? Why starting a business matters more than savingRahm Emanuel's coverup of Laquan McDonald's death can't be forgottenTuesday's Mini-Report, 8.24.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/24/21Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/24/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/24/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/24/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/24/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/24/21California's recall vote is drawing Republicans out from the shadowsPfizer's Covid vaccine is FDA approved. Let's start mandating it.Dems take big step with John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement ActWhy the lingering effects of the Dems' infrastructure fight matterOn Covid protections, Florida isn't buying what DeSantis is sellingScandal-plagued Texas AG says he's been cleared by his own officePennsylvania Republicans are eager to repeat Arizona's mistakeTranscript: Texas Democrats have brought the fight for a new Voting Rights Act to DCWednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.25.21Poll shows just how eager many Americans are to exit AfghanistanModerate Democrats want to cut Biden's spending plan. That will hurt poor Americans.The No. 1 reason why Americans want to change careers right nowPerforming in a pandemic with Ani DiFranco: podcast and transcriptNew York Gov. Kathy Hochul vows to be the 'best damn governor the state has ever seen'Wednesday's Mini-Report, 8.25.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/25/21Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/25/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/25/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/25/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/25/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/25/21Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy is back to make asylum harderRevisiting the powerful thesis of the Kerner CommissionTexas' Abbott goes further to ban vaccine mandates amid crisisJudge sanctions group of pro-Trump attorneys in dramatic fashionTrump throws tantrum as Jan. 6 committee seeks key infoGOP's McCarthy voices support for leaving troops in AfghanistanThursday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.26.21The problem(s) with DeSantis' new boasts about Florida, COVIDNBC News' Julia Ainsley: What it's been like reporting from the border while pregnantOn Women's Equality Day, this tequila CEO explains the unique abilities of female leadersThursday's Mini-Report, 8.26.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/26/2021Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/26/21Transcript: Big Daddy Kane reflects on the golden age of hip-hopTranscript: The incredible story of Dewey Bozella's fight for freedomTranscript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/26/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/26/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/26/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/26/21Ron DeSantis and Bernie Sanders agree on one thingSupreme Court halts Biden administration's eviction moratoriumJustice Breyer raises eyebrows with new comments about his plansTrump's lawyers used his tactics to spread disinfo. Now they're paying for it.Why the Republican response to the Kabul attack was so offensiveAs 9/11 anniversary nears, Trump downplays bin Laden's importanceFriday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.27.21Capitol Police officers sue Trump and allies over Jan. 6 attackPandemic makes it harder for non-COVID patients to get careDeSantis' Covid policy in Florida could backfireDeSantis' latest setback: Judge smacks down his school mask policyWant to have it all? Here's how to make the most of the long runwayBiden's Afghanistan speech after the Kabul attacks was revealingFriday's Mini-Report, 8.27.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/27/21Transcript: Revisiting the powerful thesis of the Kerner CommissionTranscript: The ReidOut, 8/27/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/27/21Poll: Do you approve of how Biden is handling the withdrawal from Afghanistan?Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/27/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/27/21Poll: Should U.S. troops stay in Afghanistan past Aug. 31?Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/27/21Abbott's Texas Covid strategy isn't just post-conservative — it's post-coherentAmericans are still fighting for voting rightsHurricane Katrina and Covid point to the same government failuresBiden follows through on threats, strikes ISIS-K targetsKevin McCarthy can't make up his mind on troops in AfghanistanSome GOP politicians needlessly make ivermectin problem worseClimate change won't stop while America hates trains and walkingMississippi governor tries to explain his state's pandemic passivityJan. 6 committee turns to tech giants for info on Capitol attackThe Covid vaccine should be as American as college footballMonday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.30.21Wisconsin GOP wants taxpayers to finance unneeded election 'audit'The healthiest foods to eat in every decade of your lifeMonday's Mini-Report, 8.30.21Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/30/21Biden's Afghanistan troop withdrawal reveals risky obsession with deadlinesTranscript: The ReidOut, 8/30/21Transcript: All In with Chris Hayes, 8/30/21Transcript: The Rachel Maddow Show, 8/30/21Transcript: The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 8/30/21Transcript: The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, 8/30/21Capitol Police Lt. Michael Byrd targeted by hypocritical far-right backlashJoe Biden ended the war in Afghanistan after 20 years. That's a BFD.On Afghanistan, Biden does what his recent predecessors would notMadison Cawthorn's latest election rhetoric described as 'insane'Despite court ruling, DeSantis administration targets school board salariesTrump raises prospect of 'unequivocal military force' in Afghanistan'Candyman' is not a good film. And that's okay.Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 8.31.21The war in Afghanistan is over, but we're not back where we startedTuesday's Mini-Report, 8.31.21Biden's Afghanistan withdrawal could've gone so differentlyTranscript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 8/31/21Transcript: The ReidOut, 8/31/21