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PREQUEL: An American Fight Against Fascism by Rachel Maddow

Inspired by her research for the hit podcast Ultra, in PREQUEL: An American Fight Against Fascism, #1 New York Times bestselling author Rachel Maddow traces the fight to preserve American democracy back to World War II, when a handful of committed public servants and brave private citizens thwarted far-right plotters trying to steer our nation toward an alliance with the Nazis. Available now!

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Rachel Maddow Presents: Déjà News

Rachel Maddow, host of the #1 hits “Bag Man” and “Rachel Maddow Presents: Ultra,” is back at the mic with a new original series, “Rachel Maddow Presents: Déjà News.” In each episode, Rachel and co-host Isaac-Davy Aronson seek a deeper understanding of a story in today's headlines by asking: Has anything like this ever happened before? Would knowing that help us grapple with what’s happening now… and what might happen next?

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3h ago

Conviction upheld for operative who funneled Russian money to Team Trump

GOP operative Jesse Benton was pardoned by Donald Trump for one crime, only to get busted again soon after for a similar crime. His appeal fell far short.
Jesse Benton arrives for his sentencing hearing at the federal courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa
Jesse Benton arrives for his sentencing hearing at the federal courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa
4h ago

Trump keeps trying and failing to call the shots on Capitol Hill

Donald Trump has long acted as if he could dictate which bills passed on Capitol Hill. If he’s paid attention to recent events, he now knows better.
Image: Donald Trump Holds Presidential Campaign Rally In Green Bay, Wisconsin
Image: Donald Trump Holds Presidential Campaign Rally In Green Bay, Wisconsin
4h ago

Special MSNBC prime time coverage of Donald Trump's New York criminal trial starts tonight at 8pmET

Rachel Maddow watched the trial's opening statements in person, inside the courtroom (!!), and will share her first hand impressions tonight!
5h ago

Monday’s Campaign Round-Up, 4.22.24

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
President Joe Biden acknowledges the crowd at a campaign event
President Joe Biden acknowledges the crowd at a campaign event
5h ago

Lara Trump touts ‘scorched earth’ agenda after 2024 elections

Donald Trump's critics say he'll pursue a "scorched earth" retribution campaign in a second term. Lara Trump effectively said that the critics are right.
Lara Trump
Lara Trump
6h ago

Kevin McCarthy isn’t helping himself with his latest odd rhetoric

What’s behind Kevin McCarthy's odd public-relations offensive? The failed former House speaker appears to be auditioning for a role on Team Trump.
Kevin McCarthy in the Capitol Rotunda
Kevin McCarthy in the Capitol Rotunda
7h ago

Why Elise Stefanik’s vote against security aid for Ukraine matters

Elise Stefanik is the only House GOP leader in contention for Donald Trump’s ticket. She's also the only GOP leader who opposed security aid for Ukraine.
Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., during a House Committee hearing on April 17, 2024.
Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., during a House Committee hearing on April 17, 2024.
8h ago

GOP rep slams his own party’s colleagues in unusually harsh terms

A House Republican, in the midst of a primary fight, publicly slammed the “scumbags” in the House GOP conference — whom he proceeded to identify by name.
Tony Gonzales walks down the House steps.
Tony Gonzales walks down the House steps.
9h ago

Out of options, Republican leaders turn to Dems to govern (again)

The good news for Speaker Mike Johnson is that his chamber keeps passing important bills. The bad news is that it’s Democrats doing the heavy lifting.
Mike Johnson at the U.S. Capitol
Mike Johnson at the U.S. Capitol
3d ago

Friday’s Mini-Report, 4.19.24

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Anti-Israel rally in Tehran
Anti-Israel rally in Tehran
3d ago

And then there were three: Gosar joins effort to oust GOP speaker

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has been looking for at least one Republican ally in her effort to oust Speaker Mike Johnson. This week, she found two.
Paul Gosar smiles at Marjorie Taylor Greene
Paul Gosar smiles at Marjorie Taylor Greene

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