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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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30m ago

Tennessee Republicans agree to let teachers carry guns in schools

A bill championed by Tennessee Republicans is rooted in the idea that schools would be safer if educators carried firearms. It's poised to become law.
People protest bill allowing armed teachers in Tennessee
People protest bill allowing armed teachers in Tennessee
2h ago

Marco Rubio flubs the meaning of ‘legislative blackmail’

In the fight over security aid, Marco Rubio accused the bill's proponents of “blackmail” and “extortion.” Even by 2024 standards, that was bonkers.
Marco Rubio
Marco Rubio
2h ago

A Ted Cruz theory from 2016 was right, but he doesn’t want to talk about it

Eight years later, sworn testimony suggests Ted Cruz was right about Donald Trump and the National Enquirer — but Cruz apparently doesn't want to gloat.
Donald Trump and Ted Cruz during a presidential debate in North Charleston, S.C
Donald Trump and Ted Cruz during a presidential debate in North Charleston, S.C
3h ago

As security aid advances, GOP confronts a missed opportunity

It took six months, but Congress passed a security aid package without border reforms, which is what Democrats wanted in the first place.
Mitch McConnell, left, and Chuck Schumer at the U.S. Capitol,
Mitch McConnell, left, and Chuck Schumer at the U.S. Capitol,
18h ago

Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 4.23.24

Today’s edition of quick hits.
A court in Moscow on Tuesday ruled to extend the detention of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, arrested on espionage charges, till Jan. 30. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
A court in Moscow on Tuesday ruled to extend the detention of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, arrested on espionage charges, till Jan. 30. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
20h ago

Trump’s ‘complicated relationship’ with law enforcement under the spotlight

As his "complicated relationship" with the police draws scrutiny, consider The Top 10 Reasons Trump Deserves To Be Seen As An Opponent Of Law Enforcement.
Donald Trump Attends Wake For Slain NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller
Donald Trump Attends Wake For Slain NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller
21h ago

I was in the courtroom with Trump. He seemed miserable.

Opening statements reveal the crux of the case against the former president.
Rachel Maddow and Donald Trump.
Rachel Maddow and Donald Trump.
23h ago

Supreme Court rejects Kari Lake appeal in her latest legal setback

Arizona’s Kari Lake didn't need yet another legal setback, but the Republican conspiracy theorist just suffered one anyway.
Candidate Kari Lake
Candidate Kari Lake
23h ago

Tuesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 4.23.24

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Rep. Summer Lee
Rep. Summer Lee
1d ago

Why the Biden admin is taking new steps to shield medical records

GOP officials targeting out-of-state abortions will need to access medical records. The Biden administration is taking new steps to stand in their way.
Xavier Becerra
Xavier Becerra
1d ago

Manchin is only half-right about the need for congressional shame

Sen. Joe Manchin believes the current Congress is a debacle, and every member should be "ashamed." The former point has merit, the latter is more complex.
Joe Manchin during a Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing
Joe Manchin during a Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing

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