Tag Archives: Rachel Maddow

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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Rachel Maddow On The House Speaker Mess [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps: Maddow suggested that since none of the remaining candidates may be able to get 218 votes and the chances of conservatives compromising is low, she suggested either Nancy Reagan or Ted Cruz or the Duck Dynasty guy or even returning champion Newt Gingrich because apparently that’s a thing now. But then she warned about the “ominous” option: what …

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Donald Trump Holds Fundraiser For Fake Veterans Group Which Is Really Just One Guy [VIDEO]

Yesterday Donald Trump held a fundraiser for a veterans group on the deck of the USS Iowa in California. Last night Rachel Maddow revealed that the “group” is actually just one guy in South Dakota and that it has $30 in the bank. Raw Story recaps: MSNBC host Rachel Maddow exposed the “veterans group” using an appearance by Donald Trump …

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Rachel Maddow Mixes “Trump Cocktail” For Fallon [VIDEO]

“It’s a terrible drink. It’s not a very tasty beverage.” From Entertainment Weekly: MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow appeared on Thursday’s The Tonight Show to make the “Millionaire,” a cocktail Maddow said was “in honor and in thanks for Donald Trump being involved in American Presidential politics.” She also admitted it was a classic drink that is “not a very tasty …

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Rick Santorum: I Regret That I Ever Said That “Man On Dog” Thing About Gays

Last night Rick Santorum sat down for a rare and lengthy interview with Rachel Maddow. Raw Story zeroes in on the SCOTUS portion: MSNBC host Rachel Maddow shot down Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum on Wednesday when he tried to argue that Congress could overturn the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing marriage equality. “You’re fundamentally wrong on civics,” Maddow said. “If …

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Rachel Maddow Mocks Franklin Graham

“I love this story so much I want to take it to Franklin Graham’s new bank and marry it. If it’s a lady.”

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Apple’s Tim Cook Tops Out’s Power 50 List

Out Magazine today published its ninth annual ranking of the 50 most powerful LGBT people in the United States.  Taking the top spot from last year’s list leader, Ellen DeGeneres, is Apple CEO Tim Cook, who formally came out six months ago. Here is this year’s top ten: 1. Tim Cook 2. Ellen DeGeneres 3. Rachel Maddow 4. Sen. Tammy …

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Maddow On The Fall Of Aaron Schock

Like many, Maddow doesn’t think we’ve heard the full story.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg To MSNBC: I’ll Only Step Down When It Feels Like I’m Slipping

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Rachel Maddow Interviews “High-Tech Bears” Who Own Jeb Bush Web Domain

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Rachel Maddow Explains What Bears Are: America’s Happiest Gay Subculture

At the 11:00 mark. If you can’t get the MSNBC clip to play there’s a low-rez version on YouTube. (Tipped by JMG reader Robbie)

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Maddow Follows Up On Fischer Story

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There’s A Moon In The Sky

Via Wonkette: This may be the goofiest thing the Maddow Show has ever run. On the QVC shopping channel, host Shawn Killinger and designer Isaac Mizrahi got into a debate over the true nature of the moon, after Killinger remarked that the swirly pattern on a cardigan looked like the view of Earth from zillions of miles away, like “from …

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JMG On Maddow

Lots of you emailed to point out that this here website thingy made a fleeting appearance on last night’s Rachel Maddow Show. The highlighted post was the one about the anti-gay Norfolk County clerk being forced to sign the marriage license of the plaintiffs in Bostic. 

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Out Issues Power 50 Ranking

Out Magazine today published its eighth annual ranking of the 50 most powerful LGBT people in the United States.  Here’s a bit of the list. 1. Ellen DeGeneres 2. Tim Cook 3. Rachel Maddow 4. Sen. Tammy Baldwin 5. Glenn Greenwald 6. Ryan Murphy 7. Neil Patrick Harris 8. Andy Cohen 9. Michael Sam 10. Robin Roberts Homocon billionaire Peter …

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Rachel Maddow: Westboro Baptist Church Brought Out The Best In Americans

RELATED: As an underscore to Maddow’s point, counter-protesters displayed the below banners at Westboro’s first post-Fred Phelps picket, which was held outside a concert for teenage pop star Lorde.

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Maddow Rips Wingnut Claims About Presidents Appearing On Comedy Shows

Clip recap via Noah Rothman: On Thursday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow took aim at ABC News reporter Jim Avila, CNN political analyst David Gergen, and a number of conservative political commentators who asserted that President Barack Obama’s appearance on a Funny or Die web video debased the office of the presidency. Maddow took the opportunity to play clips of …

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