Tag Archives: Rachel Maddow

Rachel Maddow Jokes That Her First Question To Trump Would Be Whether He’ll Send Her “To A Camp” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow joked Wednesday that if President-elect Donald Trump were to appear on her show, her first question would be whether she will be sent “to a camp.” Maddow — host of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” MSNBC’s highest-rated program — was a guest on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen.” “If you booked Donald …

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Rachel Maddow Goes Off On Possible FDA Pick [VIDEO]

Yesterday it was reported that Trump is considering Jim O’Neill, one of libertarian loon Peter Thiel’s cronies, to be the head of FDA. Like Thiel, O’Neill has some really bizarre ideas and sits on the board of Thiel’s Seasteading Institute, which hopes to build floating zillioniare utopias where businesses can operate unencumbered by pesky things like banking laws, environmental protections, …

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Rachel Maddow On Trump’s Poll Monitors [VIDEO]

Last night Rachel Maddow delivered a report on Donald Trump’s repeated demands for his supporters to monitor polling stations, allegedly in order to prevent voter fraud. The piece is an excellent history lesson on how the Republican Party continues to be under a court-ordered 1981 “consent decree” to prevent them from once again intimidating voters as they did in New …

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Rachel Maddow Laments Missed Debate Opportunity To Hit Mike Pence On His Anti-LGBT Views [VIDEO]

During MSNBC’s post-debate analysis, Rachel Maddow lamented that Tim Kaine failed to confront Mike Pence on his history of supporting virulently anti-LGBT policies, including his demand that “gay cure” funding be attached to an HIV/AIDS bill. As you surely recall, Pence opposed the repeal of DADT, opposed same-sex marriage, and signed a bill that would have permitted Indiana businesses to …

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Things Black Voters Like More Than Trump: Bedbugs, Bubonic Plague, Mosquitoes, Carnies [VIDEO]

The Week reports: Public Policy Polling (PPP) is a Democratic polling firm with a good track record (Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight gives it a B+ rating) and an idiosyncratic sense of humor, and Rachel Maddow had some new results she was excited to share on Monday night’s Rachel Maddow Show. “I can now report, this year’s Republican presidential nominee is less …

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Rachel Maddow On History Of Attacks At Gay Bars: A Community That Been Forged In Literal Fire [VIDEO]

Last night Rachel Maddow put the Pulse massacre in historical context, recounting some of the more infamous attacks on gay bars since Stonewall. Mentioned are the Upstairs Lounge fire in New Orleans, the Atlanta bombing of a lesbian bar, and others that may not be as well known to you. This is an important and sobering LGBT history lesson. Watch …

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Rachel Maddow Laments Trump’s Open Racism [VIDEO]

Last night Rachel Maddow reported on Donald Trump’s continuing attacks on the judge hearing the Trump University case. After recalling Rick Santorum’s infamous 2012 “blah people” incident, Maddow lamented that Trump’s “explicit and unambiguous” racism is so open, it’s like he has “crossed about a dozen Rubicons and then gone back in and filled them with bulldozers.” Watch below.

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Rachel Maddow Does Beat Poetry Reading Of Laments From Anti-Trump Republicans [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps: The segment hilariously was titled “Real quotes from real Republicans since Donald Trump was nominated,” and featured a back-up on drums to the smooth rhythms of coffee klatch, finger-snapping poetic verses. Maddow proceeded to read off lines from people like Republican strategist Rick Wilson (“Just cancelled my hotel and plane reservations for Cleveland,”) and Redstate’s Ben Howe (“I …

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Rachel Maddow Disses “Illogical” Bernie Sanders For Predicting Contested Dem Convention [VIDEO]

Last night Rachel Maddow devoted a segment of her show to calling out Bernie Sanders for his “illogical” math in predicting a contested Democratic convention at which he will attempt to flip superdelegates to his side. Watch below at the 9:00 mark. Maddow: “This is honestly fantastical. Which is not the same thing as fantastic. Please send your hate mail.”

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Maddow Slams GOP On Scalia’s Successor [VIDEO]

Last night Rachel Maddow devoted a big chunk of her show to Scalia/SCOTUS controversy. Clip recap: Rachel Maddow notes that not only does the United States need a fully functional Supreme Court, but Americans deserve one. And Republicans are threatening to damage the structure of America’s system of government by insisting that President Barack Obama not perform his duty as …

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LIVE VIDEO: Democratic Debate

Rachel Maddow and Chuck Todd with moderate tonight’s Democratic debate from the University of New Hampshire in Durham. Things get underway at 9PM Eastern and MSNBC will live-stream the event online. No cable provider login is required. Embedded below is a bootleg stream from YouTube. Watch along with us as Hillary and Bernie cage-match over who is the truest progressive.

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Hillary Does Lengthy Interview With Rachel Maddow, Won’t Rule Out Choosing Female Running Mate [VIDEO]

You’ll want to watch this especially if you endured last night’s GOP debate. Via Politico: The conversation ended with Maddow asking Clinton pointedly whether she would consider a woman as a running mate should she be the nominee. “In any other year they would definitely be short-listed for vice president,” Maddow said of a list that included Missouri Sen. Claire …

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Sanders: Trump Has Emboldened Racists [VIDEO]

Last night Bernie Sanders told Rachel Maddow that Donald Trump has encouraged the nation’s racists to come out of the shadows:  Top Democrats bashed Donald Trump Tuesday for his plan to ban foreign Muslims from entering the country. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders said Trump’s call for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” has encouraged racists …

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Rachel Maddow: Ted Cruz Needs To Respond To Questions About That “Death To Gays” Event [VIDEO]

WATCH THIS. Last night Rachel Maddow again delivered an excellent report on Pastor Kevin “Death To Gays” Swanson and the appearances of three GOP presidential candidates on the same stage from which Swanson called for the genocide of millions of gay Americans. The Cruz campaign sent Maddow a two-word response to her inquiry – “not explicit” – meaning that they …

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Maddow Slams Trump’s Database Dodge [VIDEO]

Donald Trump continues to try to weasel out of his calls for a database for Muslim-Americans and Rachel Maddow isn’t having it. Raw Story recaps: “Donald Trump is deep now into blaming the media for this whole scandal. Blaming the media for us reporting that he’s campaigning on the idea of watchlists and databases to register American Muslims,” she said. …

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Rachel Maddow Reports On “Death To Gays” Conference Attended By Three GOP Candidates [VIDEO]

Last night Rachel Maddow became the first (and she’ll likely be the only) mainstream media journalist to report extensively on the GOP “death to gays” conference held over the weekend. Maddow wisely let the videos do much of the talking, saying, “This really was a ‘kill the gays’ call to arms.” Her report begins at the 6:00 mark in the …

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LIVE THREAD: Democratic Candidates Forum

It’s not billed as a DNC-sanctioned debate, but the three remaining Democratic presidential candidates are in Rock Hill, South Carolina tonight for a “forum” hosted by Rachel Maddow.  The event will air live on MSNBC and can be viewed online with your cable system login. Watch along with us. Some believe that tonight will be Martin O’Malley’s swan song unless …

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Rachel Maddow To Moderate Democratic Forum

Rachel Maddow will moderate a “forum” for the Democratic presidential candidates which will be held at South Carolina’s Winthrop University on Friday, November 6th. The event will be carried by MSNBC and coverage will begin at 6PM with a special live edition of Hardball co-hosted by Chris Matthews with Steve Kornacki. Anderson Cooper hosted the first Democratic debate so this makes …

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Maddow Grills Sanders On His DOMA History [VIDEO]

Last night Bernie Sanders was interviewed by Rachel Maddow about the continuing DOMA flap and his own history on LGBT rights. Lucas Grindley recaps at The Advocate: In Monday’s interview, Sanders explained why it’s important to get the history right, saying, “We live in a tough world and leadership counts.” As one of only 67 people in the House to …

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Clinton To Rachel Maddow: DOMA & DADT Were “Defensive Actions” Taken By My Husband [VIDEO]

Last night Hillary Clinton told Rachel Maddow that DOMA and DADT were “defensive actions” taken by her husband. Andy Towle has the quote: “On Defense of Marriage, I think what my husband believed – and there was certainly evidence to support it – is that there was enough political momentum to amend the Constitution of the United States of America, …

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