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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, 4.19.24

Today’s edition of quick hits.
Anti-Israel rally in Tehran
Anti-Israel rally in Tehran
19h 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
20h ago

On security aid, Democrats comes to Speaker Mike Johnson’s rescue

There is a normal way in which the U.S. House functions. A security aid package is advancing, however, thanks to an anything-but-normal process.
Mike Johnson speaks during a press conference
Mike Johnson speaks during a press conference
21h ago

Friday’s Campaign Round-Up, 4.19.24

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Jake LaTurner at the U.S. Capitol, on Jan. 13, 2022.
Jake LaTurner at the U.S. Capitol, on Jan. 13, 2022.
22h ago

Three years later, Trump isn’t done targeting the Impeachment 10

Ten House Republicans voted to impeach Donald Trump after Jan. 6. Two managed to win re-election. The former president still hopes to take one of them out.
Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., in Rayburn building on April 10, 2024.
Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., in Rayburn building on April 10, 2024.
22h ago

Louisiana Republicans vote to end lunch breaks for child workers

In contemporary politics, Republican governance, especially at the state level, is increasingly invested in rolling back child-labor safeguards.
The Louisiana state Capitol on April 4, 2023, in Baton Rouge, La.
The Louisiana state Capitol on April 4, 2023, in Baton Rouge, La.
23h ago

DeSantis invites lawsuit with new Florida law on school chaplains

Under a new law approved by Florida Republicans, unlicensed school "chaplains" would be given access to vulnerable children. What could possibly go wrong?
Ron DeSantis in Daytona Beach, Fla.,
Ron DeSantis in Daytona Beach, Fla.,
1d ago

Trump tries, fails to delay Jan. 6 civil cases pending against him

Donald Trump wants to push off the multiple Jan. 6 lawsuits he’s facing from police officers. His efforts clearly aren’t going well.
Donald Trump arrives to speak to supporters from The Ellipse near the White House
Donald Trump arrives to speak to supporters from The Ellipse near the White House
1d ago

GOP rep: Some Republicans ‘would like to see the Russians win’

A growing number of GOP lawmakers are complaining that some of their Republican colleagues want Russia to win a war against a U.S. ally. This isn't normal.
Don Bacon in the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 14, 2023.
Don Bacon in the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 14, 2023.
2d ago

Thursday’s Mini-Report, 4.18.24

Today’s edition of quick hits.
An elementary school library in suburban Atlanta.
An elementary school library in suburban Atlanta.
2d ago

Biden leans into allegations of Trump disparaging U.S. troops

The more President Biden leans into allegations that Donald Trump disparaged fallen U.S. troops, the more John Kelly’s confirmation of the story matters.
President Biden and former President Donald Trump.
President Biden and former President Donald Trump.

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