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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. Coming October 17.

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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Wednesday’s Mini-Report, 9.20.23

Today’s edition of quick hits.
The U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C. on June 22.
The U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C. on June 22.
14h ago

Trump’s 25th Amendment line is rooted in confusion over details

The more Donald Trump talks about the 25th Amendment, the clearer it becomes that he has no idea how it works — though he really should.
Donald Trump And Joe Biden Participate In First Presidential Debate
Donald Trump And Joe Biden Participate In First Presidential Debate
15h ago

Tuberville faces new pressure from veterans over radical blockade

Between pushback from veterans and other congressional Republicans, Sen. Tommy Tuberville is facing intensifying pressure over his radical blockade.
Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., speaks to reporters outside the Senate chamber in the Capitol on July 13, 2023.
Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., speaks to reporters outside the Senate chamber in the Capitol on July 13, 2023.
16h ago

Wednesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 9.20.23

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
Pennsylvania State Capitol
Pennsylvania State Capitol
17h ago

Amidst chaos, GOP rep laments ‘running lunatics’ in congressional races

Reflecting on his party's governing crisis, one House Republican told reporters, "If you keep running lunatics, you will be in this position."
The dome of the U.S. Capitol
The dome of the U.S. Capitol
18h ago

The ugly lie at the heart of Trump’s position on abortion

Facing a partisan backlash, Donald Trump wants voters to believe Democrats are the "true radicals" on abortion. It's a claim rooted in an indefensible lie.
Kristen Welker during an interview with Donald Trump.
Kristen Welker during an interview with Donald Trump.
19h ago

During UAW strike, GOP candidates aren't standing with workers

If Republicans are going to pitch themselves as part of a workers’ party, they'll eventually have to take positions in line with workers’ interests.
Tim Scott during a meet and greet in Fort Dodge, Iowa
Tim Scott during a meet and greet in Fort Dodge, Iowa
19h ago

Pennsylvania latest state to embrace automatic voter registration

As Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro embraces automatic voter registration, the policy has now reached 24 states, plus the District of Columbia.
Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Josh Shapiro Campaigns In Bethlehem, PA
Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Josh Shapiro Campaigns In Bethlehem, PA
20h ago

House Republican chaos pushes U.S. closer to government shutdown

The latest madness reinforces the increasingly obvious fact that electing a GOP House majority has brought a ridiculous level of chaos to Capitol Hill.
Image: Rep. Kevin McCarthy moves through the House Chamber.
Image: Rep. Kevin McCarthy moves through the House Chamber.
1d ago

Tuesday’s Mini-Report, 9.19.23

Today’s edition of quick hits.
US President Joe Biden addresses the 78th United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York City on September 19, 2023.
US President Joe Biden addresses the 78th United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York City on September 19, 2023.
2d ago

Another lawyer from Trump’s orbit slams her former client

Jenna Ellis originally described Donald Trump as an “idiot.” Then she joined his legal team. Now, she has effectively come full circle — and she’s not alone.
Jenna Ellis
Jenna Ellis

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