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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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Friday’s Mini-Report, 5.17.24

Today’s edition of quick hits.
The temporary pier is part of the Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore capability. The U.S. military finished installing the floating pier on Thursday, with officials poised to begin ferrying badly needed humanitarian aid into the enclave besieged over seven months of intense fighting in the Israel-Hamas war.
The temporary pier is part of the Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore capability. The U.S. military finished installing the floating pier on Thursday, with officials poised to begin ferrying badly needed humanitarian aid into the enclave besieged over seven months of intense fighting in the Israel-Hamas war.
12h ago

On voting absentee, Trump is still struggling to make up his mind

By some measures, Donald Trump has flip-flopped more on absentee and mail-in voting than on any other issue.
A voter puts her ballot in the dropbox.
A voter puts her ballot in the dropbox.
13h ago

Democrats aren’t letting go of Trump’s pitch to Big Oil execs

Donald Trump’s pitch to Big Oil executives probably won't lead to his fifth criminal indictment, but Democrats are smart to keep focusing on it anyway.
Gavin Newsom.
Gavin Newsom.
14h ago

Friday’s Campaign Round-Up, 5.17.24

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Kamala Harris smiling
Kamala Harris smiling
15h ago

The problem(s) with Jim Jordan’s pursuit of a N.Y. prosecutor

Conservative media demanded that Judiciary Committee Chair Jim Jordan take Matthew Colangelo conspiracy theories seriously. He's acting accordingly.
Jim Jordan.
Jim Jordan.
15h ago

As GOP demands Biden/Hur audio, James Comer gives away the game

Democrats said James Comer is seeking the Biden/Hur audio recording as part of a partisan scheme. A letter from the Republican proved Democrats right.
James Comer, R-Ky, speaks during a hearing
James Comer, R-Ky, speaks during a hearing
17h ago

Biden leans into new policy reclassifying marijuana, marking big shift

President Joe Biden’s big moves on marijuana policy are striking — as is the relative silence we’re hearing from Republicans.
A cannabis farm in Petrolia, Calif., on Aug. 3, 2022.
A cannabis farm in Petrolia, Calif., on Aug. 3, 2022.
17h ago

Matt Gaetz parrots Trump’s notorious message to the far right

It was one of Donald Trump's most notorious messages: “Proud Boys, stand back and stand by.” It's also a line GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz was too eager to parrot.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump faces 34 felony counts of falsifying business records in the first of his criminal cases to go to trial.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump faces 34 felony counts of falsifying business records in the first of his criminal cases to go to trial.
18h ago

Why Justice Samuel Alito’s upside-down flag controversy matters

Justice Samuel Alito doesn’t exactly have a deep reservoir of credibility he can turn to in response to the latest in a series of controversies.
Associate Justice Samuel Alito sits during a group photo of the Justices at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on April 23, 2021.
Associate Justice Samuel Alito sits during a group photo of the Justices at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on April 23, 2021.
1d ago

Thursday’s Mini-Report, 5.16.24

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Michael Cohen departs his apartment building
Michael Cohen departs his apartment building
2d ago

As members scurry to Trump’s trial, GOP leaders run into trouble

So many Republican elected officials are going to Donald Trump's criminal trial in New York that it's starting to affect the congressional schedule.
Matt Gaetz listens as Donald Trump speaks to the media.
Matt Gaetz listens as Donald Trump speaks to the media.

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