Presidential contender Sen. Amy Klobuchar responds to the congresswomen being banned from Israel, telling Lawrence O’Donnell that “exporting intolerance, that is a sign of weakness.” She also gives her take on Trump’s tariff wars.
On the heels of the historic midterm election, women across the nation are calling for an equal rights amendment. Nearly fifty years ago, another fight for the ERA left the country divided, and kindled a culture war.
MSNBC’s Kendis Gibson discusses the progress made since “Bloody Sunday” 54 years ago with Reverend Al Sharpton. Sharpton says it’s important to keep fighting for rights in an era where voter suppression is rampant.
House Democrats just passed legislation that is anti-corruption, and protects voting rights, which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has stated will not receive a Senate vote. Rep. Terri Sewell joins Joy Reid on the HR 1 For The People Act.
Former felons and voting rights advocates gathered in Tallahassee, Florida, to kick off their biggest voter registration drive in the state’s history. The changes to Florida’s felon voting rules could add up to 1.4 million newly-eligible voters to the
For the past two weeks, Katy Tur and Jacob Soboroff have taken you deep into the “American Swamp” to explore the murkiness of US politics across the nation. This week, the pair explores all of the hurdles on the path to the vote, starting with why
This episode of MSNBC’s new documentary series “American Swamp” focuses on voting in the United States. Katy Tur and Jacob Soboroff travel to North Carolina to discuss voter fraud in a hotly contested congressional race. Tune in Sunday, August 11 at 9 P.M
Rep. Peter King, R-NY, took on some big-name 2016 contenders when it came to attempting to defund the Department of Homeland Security. The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank, Slate’s Jamelle Bouie and former Sen. Blanche Lincoln, D-AR, discuss.
Rep. Peter King talks with Luke Russert about a potential presidential bid in 2016, saying, “I’m not kidding myself. This will never be easy and I haven’t decided what I’m going to do, but when I see what’s happening to my party, I really get concerned.”
Rep. Peter King (R-NY), member of the Homeland Security Committee, commends the military victory in Ramadi but still expresses criticism of the current terror strategy. He also comments on 2016 news, including Donald Trump’s criticism of Bill Clinton.
Rep. Peter King, R - N.Y., and The Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart react to the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium on Tuesday, and discuss how President Obama and GOP presidential candidates have responded.
Republican Congressman Peter King says there’s “no doubt” Donald Trump’s judge comments were racist, but says the candidate is “not himself a racist… he’s reckless in what he says.” King also comments on whether it’s too late for third party candidate.
Rachel Maddow presents a video timeline of Donald Trump's comments at rallies that have stoked hostility and incited violence by his supporters against protesters, leading to chaos after a canceled rally in Chicago.
Gun safety advocacy groups are holding rallies in cities across the United States urging the Senate to end their recess early and act on gun reform legislation. NBC's Simone Boyce reports from the Los Angeles rally.
The Flint water crisis has renewed attention to the broader threat of lead exposure to communities and in particular to children around the country. The Director of Schomburg Center, Khalil Gibran Muhammad and former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner join...
The former first lady and mother of Jeb Bush says she’s had a change of heart about him running for president. For a candidate benefitting from a name, can Jeb Bush continue dodging questions about the wars of his brother and father?
U.S. Attorney General William Barr is vowing that justice will be served for the victims of alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, whose death has now been officially ruled a suicide. Ayman Mohyeldin in for Joy Reid and panel discuss attempts to
The president is set to commemorate D-Day on Wednesday in the UK with PM Theresa May, Queen Elizabeth and other world leaders. Yet at home, Trump is facing pressure from his own party in the Senate over Mexico tariffs.
The May jobs report is released showing only 75,000 jobs were created, 100,000 less than predicted. Stephanie Ruhle sits down with journalist Ben White and Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers Jason Furman to discuss the economy before President
The Wall Street Journal editorial board writes '[t]he May jobs report is a flashing yellow light that Mr. Trump needs to settle his trade wars and get back to promoting growth.' The panel discusses the paper's warnings.
As the Treasury Dept. ignores months of lawful requests for Trump’s tax returns, House Democrats sue the administration in federal court. Mother Jones Washington Bureau chief David Corn joins the Beat to discuss.
Rachel Maddow describes Donald Trump's losing court record in trying to fight Congress on access to his financial records, and even as Trump appeals those past losses, Congress has filed yet another lawsuit for access to Trump's taxes.
Rachel Maddow points out that the explanation that David Shulkin was fired over his travel scandal doesn't make sense in light of the administration's other travel scandals, particularly that of EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, who not only used more
Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib will not be visiting Israel after a week of back and forth with the Israeli government, which reportedly bowed to pressure from Donald Trump to deny Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar an official visit to the Occupied Palestinian
President Donald Trump is again linking gun violence to mental illness -- despite previously calling for stronger background checks. Alex Witt is joined by Kris Brown, president of Brady, a gun control advocacy group, to discuss Trump’s latest remarks.
This week the Log Cabin Republicans, a group that represents LGBT conservatives in America, endorsed Donald Trump for president in 2020, a surprising move from a group that did not endorse Trump in 2016. Ayman Mohyeldin in for Joy Reid and panel debate
There are reports that President Trump is increasingly worried about a recession, and how that could affect the 2020 election. MSNBC’s David Gura discusses what is spooking investors with Prof. Daniel Drezner from Tufts University.
Tensions between far-right groups and protesters are rising in Portland, Oregon as police attempt to control the situation. NBC's Scott Cohn got to talk to one of the protesters about what they hope to achieve.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr is vowing that justice will be served for the victims of alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein whose death has now been officially ruled a suicide. Ayman Mohyeldin in for Joy Reid and panel discuss attempts to apprehend