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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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Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 2.27.24

Today’s edition of quick hits.
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The problem is not just that Russia is taking steps to interfere in our 2024 elections. The problem is also the familiarity of the circumstances.
Vladimir Putin, left, and Donald Trump
Vladimir Putin, left, and Donald Trump
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Tuesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 2.27.24

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Gov. Gavin Newsom
Gov. Gavin Newsom
7h ago

Looking for anti-Biden dirt, Republicans turn to convicted felon

Republicans hoping to impeach President Joe Biden keep turning to suspected or convicted criminals with credibility problems.
 James Comer., left, and Jim Jordan, at a House Oversight and Accountability Committee hearing, on Nov. 14, 2023.
 James Comer., left, and Jim Jordan, at a House Oversight and Accountability Committee hearing, on Nov. 14, 2023.
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Why Primary Day is so incredibly messy for Michigan Republicans

There are, to a hilarious degree, two Michigan Republican Parties. Both will host nominating conventions. Which will count? No one seems to know for sure.
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Kristina Karamo
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Clarence Thomas’ controversies become something new: a punchline

Clarence Thomas is facing so many allegations that jokes about him being corrupt are increasingly commonplace. For the Supreme Court, that's a disaster.
Clarence Thomas at the Supreme Court group portrait session in Washington, on Oct. 7, 2022.
Clarence Thomas at the Supreme Court group portrait session in Washington, on Oct. 7, 2022.
9h ago

Following court ruling on embryos, HHS secretary heads to Alabama

If far-right figures are waiting for the story about embryos and IVF to quietly fade away, they’ll apparently have to wait quite a bit longer.
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Vice President Harris Meets With The Task Force On Reproductive Health Care Access
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Infamous GOP rep: Rescind Biden’s State of the Union invitation

In 1999, Republicans talked about canceling a Democratic president's State of the Union address. In 2014, it happened again. In 2024, it’s happening again.
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Joe Biden during a State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol
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Monday’s Mini-Report, 2.26.24

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Ulf Kristersson smiles during a press conference.
Ulf Kristersson smiles during a press conference.
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In civil corruption trial, jury finds NRA, Wayne LaPierre liable

In a civil corruption trial, jurors not only concluded that NRA enriched themselves, they also ruled against the organization itself.
Wayne LaPierre
Wayne LaPierre
1d ago

Will Republicans cause another government shutdown this week?

With the deadline for a partial government shutdown just days away, it's worth understanding who's responsible for the latest congressional mess.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Mike Johnson  listen during remarks at a Capitol Menorah lighting ceremony
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Mike Johnson  listen during remarks at a Capitol Menorah lighting ceremony

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