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The Beat with Ari Melber

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Ari Melber delivers the biggest political and news stories of the day, with interviews and original reporting from around the nation. An Emmy-winning journalist, attorney and former Senate staffer, Melber cuts through the spin and the noise to tell you what's really happening. Real news, every night.

Ari Melber delivers the biggest political and news stories of the day, with interviews and original reporting from around the nation. An Emmy-winning journalist, attorney and former Senate staffer, Melber cuts through the spin and the noise to tell you what's really happening. Real news, every night.

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Ari Melber delivers the biggest political and news stories of the day, with interviews and original reporting from around the nation. An Emmy-winning journalist, attorney and former Senate staffer, Melber cuts through the spin and the noise to tell you what's really happening. Real news, every night.

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English


Episodes

2020 Democrats turn fire on frontrunner Bernie Sanders

2/25/2020
MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" ahead of the South Carolina Democratic debate.

Duration:00:46:46

New NBC Poll: Biden and Sanders statistically tied in South Carolina

2/24/2020
MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat," reporting on Bernie Sanders big win in the Nevada Caucus. Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo Movement, joins "The Beat" to discuss the landmark Harvey Weinstein verdict.

Duration:00:46:29

Trump lashes out at Intel Officials after they warn Russia rooting for Trump in 2020

2/21/2020
MSNBC Chief Legal Corespondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" and reports on Trump lashing out at Intel Officials after they break the news that Russia wants to help get him re-elected.

Duration:00:46:04

Roger Stone gets three years in prison as NYT reports Russia is aiding Trump in 2020

2/20/2020
MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" and reports on the sentencing of longtime Trump aide Roger Stone to three years in prison. This news comes just hours before The New York Times reports Russia is interfering in the 2020 election to get Trump re-elected.

Duration:00:47:12

New leaked reports that Barr considers resigning, no substantive pushback over Trump DOJ interference

2/19/2020
MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" and reports on rumors that Attorney General Bill Barr may resign, and analyzes how election spending is now taking on new mediums.

Duration:00:46:54

Trump uses pardon power for Giuliani ally, GOP lobbyist, and governor convicted of bribery

2/18/2020
MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber reports on Trump’s newly announced high profile pardons, which include former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich.

Duration:00:46:52

Two thousand former DOJ staffers call on AG Barr to resign

2/17/2020
"The Beat with Ari Melber" reports on growing calls from over two thousand DOJ alumni urging AG Bill Barr to resign amid reports of his intervention in Trump's convicted former aides' federal cases.

Duration:00:46:05

'Highly unusual': Barr taps outside prosecutor to review Trump aide's case

2/14/2020
"The Beat with Ari Melber" reports on AG Bill Barr's unusual development, tapping an outside prosecutor to review Trump aide Michael Flynn case. Rev. Run joins Ari Melber for "Fallback Friday."

Duration:00:46:08

Under fire, Barr stands by helping convicted Trump aide while criticizing tweets

2/13/2020
MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber host "The Beat" Attorney General Bill Barr admits Trump makes his job harder by tweeting, but still stands by helping convicted Trump aide, Roger Stone.

Duration:00:46:43

President Trump hails DOJ for trying to cut Roger Stone's prison term

2/12/2020
MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" covering breaking news of Trump's DOJ working to lessen the sentence of convicted aide Roger Stone.

Duration:00:46:34

Sanders, Buttigieg top latest poll on New Hampshire Primary eve

2/10/2020
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" live from New Hampshire, on the eve of the first primary.

Duration:00:46:49

Ross Matthews on Buttigieg after Iowa and if America is ready for a gay president

2/9/2020
TV host and “Tonight Show” Alum Ross Mathews and NBC’s Cynthia McFadden join MSNBC’s Ari Melber, for a special 2020 edition of Fallback, an irreverent segment on the news show “The Beat with Ari Melber.” Mathews and McFadden discuss the fallout from Iowa and Pete Buttigieg’s historic presidential run.

Duration:00:15:13

Sanders and Buttigieg tied for lead in latest NBC News/Marist poll

2/7/2020
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" live in New Hampshire, days before the pivotal Primary. A new NBC / Marist poll shows Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg surging with Elizabeth Warren in third and Joe Biden flagging. The new poll comes as Biden left New Hampshire for a reported "last ditch" meeting in Delaware.

Duration:00:45:52

Bernie Sanders claims Iowa victory while deadlocked with Pete Buttigieg

2/6/2020
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" after Iowa Caucus results leave Sanders and Buttigieg deadlocked ahead of New Hampshire. Melber also presses Bloomberg's 2020 Manager Kevin Sheekey on Bloomberg's controversial "stop and frisk" policing policy.

Duration:00:45:38

Senate verdict: Trump "not guilty"

2/5/2020
MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" after the United States Senate votes to acquit President Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Duration:00:47:01

Initial Iowa vote: Buttigieg and Sanders in lead, race wide open

2/4/2020
MSNBC's Ari Melber and Brian Williams host breaking coverage as the initial results of the Iowa Caucus are released.

Duration:00:53:02

Bonus: From Trump's desperation to Drake's 'blackness,' Joe Budden opens up in candid interview

2/2/2020
In this extensive interview, rapper and new media entrepreneur Joe Budden talks to MSNBC’s Ari Melber about music, politics, race, the danger of secrets and the power of therapy and personal growth. Budden responds to several video clips, ranging from his early days in hip hop to greatest hits from his popular music show “The Joe Budden Podcast.” Melber and Budden also discuss Drake’s musical career, his verse in “Sicko Mode” about Kanye West and other recent comments; Donald Trump’s history...

Duration:00:26:58

The Beat Breakdown: ‘Constitutional madness’: Backlash to ‘King Trump’ claims at Senate trial

1/30/2020
In this “The Beat Breakdown: Trump on Trial”, MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber reports on the final day of Senate jurors posing their questions to both sides. Melber breaks down the key exchanges – including one with Sen. Collins, why Rep. Adam Schiff got heated, how the Trump defense is distracting from the real question and what happens if the pivotal witness vote is tied. (MSNBC Digital Exclusive.)

Duration:00:08:02

Report: McConnell doesn't have votes to block witnesses

1/28/2020
In this episode of "The Beat," MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber breaks down the key highlights from Trump's defense team, and the latest developments in the fight for witnesses. House Impeachment Manager Jerry Nadler joins Melber, and breaks news as he calls for the latest witnesses.

Duration:00:45:10

INTRODUCING: So You Wanna Be President? with Chris Matthews

1/27/2020
Lesson one: win Iowa. An astounding number of Democrats and Republicans won their party's nomination after winning first in the Iowa caucuses—but America's first battleground hasn't always been a priority for campaigns. Jimmy Carter was the first to realize that a win there could propel a candidate into the national spotlight. Chris Matthews examines Carter's approach to the 1972 campaign with Gerry Rafshoon, who handled political advertising for the candidate, and veteran journalist Judy...

Duration:00:33:01