IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

Maddowblog

47m ago

The amusing reason Trump objected to a pro-Trump television ad

The conservative Club for Growth is running a fundamentally pro-Trump ad in Ohio's Senate race. So why does the former president want it taken down?
Image: Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the crowd at a campaign rally in Michigan on March 4, 2016.
Image: Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the crowd at a campaign rally in Michigan on March 4, 2016.
2h ago

Kevin McCarthy delivers an incomplete message to his GOP members

Telling House Republicans to stop attacking each other makes sense, but so does telling them to stop attacking religious minority groups.
Image: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks during his weekly press conference on Capitol Hill on Nov. 18, 2021.
Image: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks during his weekly press conference on Capitol Hill on Nov. 18, 2021.
2h ago

With Roe in jeopardy, Susan Collins has some explaining to do

Susan Collins vouched for two conservative judges, certain that they'd leave abortion rights intact. What will she do now that it appears she was wrong?
Image: Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh meets with Sen. Susan Collins on capitol hill in Washington
Image: Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh meets with Sen. Susan Collins on capitol hill in Washington
17h ago

Wednesday's Mini-Report, 12.1.21

Today's edition of quick hits.
18h ago

Supreme Court conservatives suggest Roe's days are numbered

Is the Supreme Court prepared to overturn Roe v. Wade? Republican-appointed justices seem ready to answer in ways reproductive rights advocates won't like.
Image: Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, John Roberts, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, Brett Kavanaugh, Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch and Amy Coney Barrett at the Supreme Court on April 23, 2021.
Image: Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, John Roberts, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, Brett Kavanaugh, Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch and Amy Coney Barrett at the Supreme Court on April 23, 2021.
21h ago

Why the date of Trump's first positive Covid test matters

Trump didn't just fail to deal responsibly with the national public health crisis, he also failed to deal responsibly with his own personal health crisis.
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, left, watches as President Donald Trump walks off Marine One while toward Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Oct. 2, 2020.
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, left, watches as President Donald Trump walks off Marine One while toward Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Oct. 2, 2020.
22h ago

Wednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.1.21

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
23h ago

The misguided reason some Republicans want a government shutdown

Would congressional Republicans shut down the government to derail vaccine requirements during a pandemic? For some in the GOP, the answer is yes.
Image: Rep. Chip Roy
Image: Rep. Chip Roy
1d ago

Sidney Powell's group reportedly facing criminal investigation

After a difficult year of defeats, Team Trump's Sidney Powell has a new problem: Her non-profit is reportedly facing a federal criminal investigation.
Image: FILE PHOTO: Powell participates in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington
Image: FILE PHOTO: Powell participates in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington
1d ago

McCarthy tries (and fails) to resolve the GOP's newest feud

We're not just seeing House Republicans go after one another, we're also seeing evidence of Kevin McCarthy being too weak to do anything about it.
Image: Kevin McCarthy
Image: Kevin McCarthy
1d ago

The Supreme Court takes up the future of U.S. reproductive rights

For nearly a half-century, Roe v. Wade has been a pillar of American politics. The Supreme Court now has an opportunity to knock that pillar down.
Image:
Image:

Rachel Maddow

Host, The Rachel Maddow Show

FULL BIO

SendItToRachel

Points of contact for sending news tips to the Rachel Maddow Show

READ MORE

The Maddow Newsletter

The news that matters, delivered to you weekdays.

SIGN UP