• Politics & Public Policy

I appreciate the French: their many contributions to the world, that they helped America gain its independence, that they gave us the Statue of Liberty. . . . French voters: it should frighten you that Marine Le Pen has support from the likes of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Read more →


Congresswoman Maxine Waters (Calif) is one straight-shooting pistol. In an interview on the Morning Joe show, she clearly explained multiple issues, including: • Sec. of State Rex Tillerson's half-trillion-dollar oil deal with Russia (Kara Sea); • House Intel Committee's failing Trump-Russia investigation.... Read more →


The Rachel Maddow video below sums up some issues re: Russia and Pres. Trump's campaign staff. Of special interest is Secretary of State Rex Tillerson because Pres. Trump's appointment of Tiillerson just didn't make much sense, given that-- Read more →


On Saturday (April 15th), 125,000+ people across more than 100 U.S. cities participated in the Tax March: a protest calling for fairer tax policies and for Pres. Trump to release his tax returns--as he said he would. . . . Many Americans want to see his tax returns for at least three reasons: Read more →


Ties between Donald Trump's campaign staff and various Russians are confusing because there are so many pieces of information, and it's pretty disjointed at this point. Bill Moyers created a helpful timeline regarding what people on Twitter call #TrumpRussia . . . . Read more →


Rachel Maddow Show, Wed., Apr. 5, 2017 (3 videos)

Videos: 1.Careening Incompetence of Trump Admin. Risks Crisis, Kleptocracy, Putin's Daughter (22 min); 2. White House Story on Bannon = Confusing (6 min); 3. Senators Demand Answers about New EPA Policies (3 min) Read more →


Rachel Maddow Show, Tues., Apr. 4, 2017 (3 videos)

Videos: 1 Trump Hides Behind Closed Doors to Sign Unpopular Legislation (17 min); 2.Apparent EPA Memos on Plans to Get Rid of Regs (9 min); 3. 3. Scandalized Trump Pushes Distraction & Obama-Blame (6 min). Read more →


Rachel Maddow Show, Mon., Apr. 3, 2017 (3 videos)

Videos: 1. Former Trump Adviser Cultivated as Asset by Russian Spy (22 min); 2. Former Trump Adivser Page Previously Targeted by Russians (5 min); 2. Trump Puts National Security Council to Personal Political Use (5 min); Read more →


Rachel Maddow Show, Fri., Mar. 31, 2017 (3 videos)

Videos: 1. Trump Campaign Adviser Cultivated as Asset by Russian Spy (22 min); 2. Is Trump Administration Interfering with Russia Investigation? (15 min); 2. Clinton Watt Interview: Trump Parroted Russian Fake News During Campaign (6 min); 3. Clinton Watts Comments on Investigations (3 min) Read more →


Rachel Maddow Show: Tue. March 28, 2017 (4 videos)

Videos: 1. White House Habit of Giving Fake Facts (13 min); 2. Preet Bharara, Fired U.S. Attorney, at Nexus of Trump Scandals (14 min); 3. Trump Aide Paul Manafort's Money Trail Runs through Cyprus (6 min); 4. Cyprus Helps U.S. in Manafort Probe (3 min). Read more →


Rachel Maddow Show, Mon., March 27, 2017 (3 videos)

Videos: 1. Devin Nunes Thwarts House Intel Committee Investigation, Cancels Hearings (12 min); 2. Jared Kushner's Testimony Wanted for Congressional Investigations (17 min); 3. Trump Allowed Tax Rule to Stand that Benfitted Adviser Carl Ichan (3 min); Read more →


I don't know whether Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Richard Burr has a truly objective mindset re: the Russia investigation because my mind-reading machine broke down a few months ago. Yes, Sen. Burr does behave and speak like a dignified adult--unlike some of the simian Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee. Read more →


We've all noticed ads popping up on the Internet for things we just searched for on other websites. Apparently, advertisers are targeting us because they have access to our browsing and app history--whether we want them to or not. Back in October, new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules would have given you some... Read more →


t's hard to tell when Pres. Trump is talking straight or playing at theater because he habitually says things that are strikingly abnormal. Some pundits say Trump's health-care bill failed due to incompetence.... But was passing the bill Trump's aim? Or did he strive only to appear to be aiming to pass it? Read more →


Pres. Trump uses “fake news” to label any news story he doesn’t like—even if true. This 60 Minutes story is about actual “fake news”: stories that are provably false. Among other things, Scott Pelley explains Twitter “bots” and interviews a couple of fake-news creators. Read more →


Rachel Maddow Show: Fri., March 24, 2017 (2 videos)

Videos: 1. MUST SEE: Trump's Turmoil, Russia Investigations, Bank of Cyprus, Deutsche Bank, Mike Flynn, Kidnapping... (23 min); 2. Devin Nunes Ruins Bipartisan Nature of Intel Committees (2 min) Read more →


Rachel Maddow Show: Thurs., March 23, 2017 (2 videos)

Videos: 1. Russia's Split-Screen Scandal: Meddling in Elections Abroad & Murdering Opponents at Home (16 min); 2. Putin Opponent "falls" out of 4-story Window (5 min). Read more →


Rachel Maddow Show: Wed., March 22, 2017 (3 videos)

Videos: 1. Devin Nunes Muddies Trump-Russia Probe with Claims about "Evidence" (6 min); 2. Trump-Russia Probe is Lesson in Intelligence Gathering (7 min); 3. Before Trump, Russia Paid Manafort (Trump Campaign Manager) to Help Putin (4 min). Read more →


Rachel Maddow Show, Mon., March 20, 2017 (3 videos)

Videos: 1. Russia Seeks Equality with U.S. through Cyber Power (21 min); 2. House Intel Committee Asks FBI & NSA about Trump-Russia Coordination (7 min); 3. Trump's Sec. of State to Skip NATO Meeting but Will Visit Russia (3 min); Read more →


Rachel Maddow Show, Fri., March 17, 2017

Videos: 1. Insider's View of Russian Election Hacking (7 min); 2. Russian Hacks were Unprecedented Intrusion (5 min); 1. Coincidences Suggesting Possible Collusion Tween Trump Campaign & Russia (4 min); 2. Danger of Letting Russia's Election Hacking Slide (4 min); Read more →


Rachel Maddow Show: Thurs., March 16, 2017

Videos: 1. Mike Flynn Scandal: Documented Payments from Russia (22 min); 2. Russian Hackers Targeted Down-Ticket Races (9 min); 3. Trump's State Dept. Budget Cuts Risky to U.S. (5 min) Read more →


Rachel Maddow Show: Wed., March 15, 2017

Videos: 1. House Intel Committee asks CIA, NSA, FBI for info about Mike Flynn (4 min); 2. Trump's Tax Return: Questions that It Raises & How MSNBC Got it (14 min); Read more →