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Through her unique approach to storytelling, Rachel Maddow provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders. Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that’s illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Maddow also conducts thoughtful interviews with individuals at the center of current news stories to provide important perspective.

Through her unique approach to storytelling, Rachel Maddow provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders. Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that’s illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Maddow also conducts thoughtful interviews with individuals at the center of current news stories to provide important perspective.
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Through her unique approach to storytelling, Rachel Maddow provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders. Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that’s illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Maddow also conducts thoughtful interviews with individuals at the center of current news stories to provide important perspective.

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Episodes

McConnell rallies Republicans to allow White House to loosen some Russia sanctions

1/16/2019
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9:00 Republicans overcome Dem objections to easing Russia sanctions 9:14 ISIS kills Americans as Pence declares ISIS 'crushed' 9:16 Theresa May survives no-confidence vote as Brexit struggles on 9:18 Pelosi makes Trump care about shutdown, postpones annual speech 9:26 Gillibrand talks political transformation and the road to 2020 9:38 Senator Gillibrand: Each Trump nominee 'wasn't worthy of my vote' 9:48 Watchdog cries foul on Trump lease of federal building for hotel 9:57 Real fake...

Duration:00:47:37

Eleven Republican senators break with Trump, McConnell on sanctions

1/15/2019
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9:00 Alarm rises as Trump behavior aligns with Putin's fondest wishes 9:10 Brexit vote fails by historic margin with future unclear 9:14 11 Republican senators break with Trump in rebuke on sanctions 9:29 Schumer: Barr fudged his answers on respecting Mueller probe 9:40 Schumer: Trump imperviousness to people's pain 'disgusting' 9:46 Klobuchar: 'I was not satisfied' with Barr's hearing answers 9:56 Democrats not enticed by lunch with Trump to discuss shutdown 9:59 Sen. Kirsten...

Duration:00:44:56

How to secure Robert Mueller with Trump's new AG pick, a hint from history

1/14/2019
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9:00 How to secure Mueller probe from Trump's AG pick, history's hint 9:30 Trump 'a clear and present danger': former DOJ counterintel chief 9:40 Counterintelligence investigation of Trump poses unique challenge 9:47 Rare chance for Senate Democrats to force Russia sanctions vote 9:52 Embarrassment for Trump looms in vote on Russia sanctions 9:58 Rep. Steve King racist remarks cost him committee memberships

Duration:00:43:53

NYT: Before Mueller started, FBI opened inquiry into whether Trump was working for Russia

1/11/2019
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9:00 NYT: FBI worried Trump was in Russian employ after Comey firing 9:12 NYT report casts Trump obstruction case in new relation to Russia 9:22 Himes: FBI concerns about Trump as Russian agent unsurprising 9:36 NYT's report of FBI concerns about Trump suggests further intel 9:46 Americans suffer shutdown consequences; Trump stuck on wall hype 9:54 Rep. Steve King's racism begins to catch up with him among GOP

Duration:00:46:53

Trump's A.G. pick comes with experience in scandal-threatened presidencies

1/10/2019
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9:00 Mnuchin unimpressive making case for relaxing Russia sanctions 9:07 Trump A.G. pick advocated pardons by Bush; bashed Mueller probe 9:28 Democrats put brakes on White House move to ease Russia sanctions 9:39 Sen. Warner: Barr should be withdrawn as Trump A.G. nominee 9:46 Don't panic! Ruth Bader Ginsburg recovery time completely normal

Duration:00:44:15

NBC News sources suggest Mueller investigation wrapping by late February

1/9/2019
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9:00 Exclusive: NBC News source says Mueller probe wrapping by March 9:30 Democrats set to grill Mnuchin on easing of some Russia sanctions 9:39 Questions about Trump finances to get new scrutiny from Democrats 9:47 Fate of Mueller investigation key in upcoming Barr A.G. hearing 9:56 House Democrats push bills to re-open federal government 9:59 Maddow: Thank you Bag Man listeners for 10 million downloads

Duration:00:44:45

Political shift puts Trump in weak position in speech exchange

1/8/2019
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9:11 Wallace: Trump shouldn't lie about where crime comes from 9:19 Political shift puts Trump in weak position in speech exchange 9:24 Trump need for attention could explain sudden timing of speech 9:30 Trump struggles with humanitarian crisis of his own making 9:37 Ocasio-Cortez rips Trump for systematic attack on immigrants 9:47 Botched redactions expose new details of Mueller's Manafort case 9:59 Democratic response opens door for GOP mutiny over shutdown

Duration:00:58:27

Surprise twist puts murder-for-hire case in Mueller orbit

1/7/2019
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9:00 Surprise twist puts murder-for-hire case in Mueller orbit 9:29 Trump 'emergency' idea would take military money for wall 9:39 Top Democrats signal indictment of Trump in office not impossible 9:46 Trump critics weigh perils of Trump against trauma of impeachment 9:54 Politics could threaten Trump more than offenses of principle

Duration:00:44:30

Mueller grand jury extended up to six more months

1/4/2019
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9:00 Mueller grand jury extended; special counsel immune to shutdown 9:09 Democrats paint stark contrast with outgoing Republicans 9:31 New hope for popular gun safety laws as NRA loses political clout 9:46 Trump admin corruption facing new accountability from Democrats 9:53 Trump White House indifference to legality invites corruption

Duration:00:43:34

Why is Trump parroting strangely specific Russian propaganda?

1/3/2019
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9:00 Democratic diversity on display as new class sworn-in 9:12 Democratic leaders stress indictment over impeachment for Trump 9:22 Trump curiously well versed in specific Russian talking points 9:39 Trump parrots Russian revisionism on Soviet Afghanistan invasion 9:50 House Democrats immediately take up bills to re-open government 9:57 Arizona Senator Sinema sworn into office on law book 9:59 House passes bills to re-open government without wall funding

Duration:00:45:49

Elizabeth Warren talks billionaires, Trump corruption, and Afghanistan policy

1/2/2019
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9:00 Trump cabinet even swampier after New Year's transition 9:08 Russian arrest of American eyed as possible Butina 'swap' set-up 9:14 SCOTUS could take mystery Mueller case but still keep it secret 9:23 Elizabeth Warren: 'No to the billionaires' funding politics 9:39 Warren: Corruption makes Trump 'an accelerant' of inequality 9:51 Warren: Endless war in Syria, Afghanistan is not working 9:58 Pelosi to extend historic run as House speaker with second term 9:59 Despite 'exploratory'...

Duration:00:44:31

Election fraud probe leaves congressional seat in legal no man's land

12/28/2018
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9:00 Election fraud probe leaves House seat in 'legal no man's land' 9:17 Role of immigration in America distorted by Trump rhetoric 9:29 Watergate shows how big things can come from meager beginnings 9:37 New questions await key players in Mueller probe in 2019 9:48 New primary date puts California in 2020 power position 9:57 Thank you court reporters and artists!

Duration:00:38:43

New McClatchy report: Cohen cell phone pinged in Prague in 2016

12/27/2018
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9:00 New McClatchy report: Cohen cell phone pinged in Prague in 2016 9:17 Cohen again denies Prague visit despite report of intel, evidence 9:26 House Dems eager to complete picture of Trump camp ties to Russia 9:35 Trump-backing billionaire Mercer spent millions less in 2018 9:40 U.S. suffering effects of Trump gutting environmental protections 9:51 Barack Obama most admired man for 11th straight year: Gallup 9:55 Incapable of magnanimity, Trump delivers political speech in Iraq

Duration:00:43:28

Trump opens disorienting fire hose of falsehoods over holiday

12/26/2018
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9:00 Trump opens disorienting fire hose of falsehoods over the holiday 9:16 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at home after working through surgery 9:21 Trump cruelty-as-deterrent border strategy yields tragedy, chaos 9:32 Mystery Mueller case being considered by Supreme Court 9:38 Flynn asks court leeway to travel after delayed sentencing 9:48 Democrats still haven't found what they're looking for in 2020 9:59 Don't hold your breath for end of government shutdown

Duration:00:43:55

Democrats aim to build on historic 2018 win, overcome GOP bias

12/24/2018
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Plus, Shirley Chisholm had guts

Duration:00:41:03

Old-fashioned self dealing corruption highlights current distorted political environment

12/22/2018
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9:00 Normal corruption scandal highlights distorted news climate 9:23 Congressional GOP saves room for cheese amid shutdown crisis 9:27 Congress back to square one as Trump forces government shutdown 9:36 Hirono: Trump only wants an A.G. who will do his bidding 9:42 Ginsburg takes surgery in stride, 'resting comfortably' 9:56 Judge sparks intrigue by lifting gag order in Butina case

Duration:00:44:01

Shock waves felt worldwide as Secretary of Defense Mattis resigns in protest

12/20/2018
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9:00 Trump infidelity to allies drives Mattis to resign in protest 9:26 Mattis departure exposes chaos within Trump administration 9:38 Trump goal of undercutting Mueller exposed in A.G. picks 9:48 Nadler: Deeply un-American to think president cannot be indicted 9:56 Mattis first ever secretary of defense to resign in protest

Duration:00:49:18

McCaskill: Trump 'wildly irresponsible, very dangerous' on Syria

12/19/2018
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9:00 Trump leaves Americans guessing with lurching Syria pullout tweet 9:07 Mueller call for Stone transcript suggests charges likely soon 9:21 Prosecutors hint at 'imminent' criminal litigation tied to Butina 9:34 Trump announces Syria plan counter to U.S. goals; allies baffled 9:44 McCaskill: Trump 'wildly irresponsible, very dangerous' on Syria 9:50 McCaskill eager to work 'without the pressures of running' 9:55 Claire McCaskill talks keeping criticism constructive

Duration:00:46:46

Judge shocks court with harsh rebuke of Flynn; sentencing delayed

12/18/2018
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9:00 Corruption allegations force Trump to dissolve charity foundation 9:04 Judge shocks court with harsh rebuke of Flynn; sentencing delayed 9:26 Judge's assertions, walkbacks make Flynn hearing a rollercoaster 9:37 Actual end of Flynn's work for Turkey difficult to assess 9:48 Judge upends expectations set by Mueller for Flynn hearing 9:56 New ruling offers glimpse of corporation in secret Mueller case

Duration:00:44:22

How Mike Flynn's position on Turkey turned on a dime -a lot of dimes

12/17/2018
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9:00 How Flynn's position on Turkey turned on a dime ...a lot of dimes 9:30 Mueller treatment of Flynn oddly incongruous with alleged actions 9:40 Even stupid voter suppression can still be voter suppression 9:44 Russian propaganda used against U.S. even after 2016 election 9:52 Russian disinformation also targeted Robert Mueller: Report 9:59 Zinke exiting Trump cabinet hopes to leave legal heat behind

Duration:00:45:01