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The Latest: Ryan says he's pleased with Trump on Afghanistan

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on House Speaker Paul Ryan town hall (all times local): 8:40 p.m. U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan says he is pleased with President Donald Trump's strategy for Afghanistan that he outlined in an address to...Show More Summary

Sorry, Mike Pence, Donald Trump is the anti-Teddy Roosevelt

Vice President Mike Pence went to the Panama Canal last week and gave a speech comparing his boss to President Teddy Roosevelt, who played a key role in getting the canal built. “And in President Donald Trump, I think the United States once again has a president whose vision, energy, and can-do spirit is reminiscent of […]

As others flee, Trump's top evangelical ally comes to his defense

Republicans are reluctant to defend Donald Trump's racially inflammatory rhetoric, but the president still has Jerry Falwell Jr., who's eager to help.

Kasich urges Trump to end staff chaos and 'settle it down'

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop the staff chaos at the White House and "settle it down." Strategist Steve Bannon last week became the latest top White House official...Show More Summary

Wreckage of USS Indianapolis Found

Naval researchers announced Saturday that they have found the wreckage of the lost World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis on the floor of the Pacific Ocean, 72 years after the vessel sank in minutes after it was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. Show More Summary

How to fight white supremacy: Charlottesville, SPLC offer blueprints

The rise of white supremacy in the United States, with Donald Trump as its head cheerleader, has heightened tensions across the country. The “Unite the Right” march in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the killing of Heather Heyer whenShow More Summary

Republicans want to stop talking about white supremacists so they can cut taxes for rich people

The White House has had a tumultuous few weeks. As CNN noted on Friday, in the last four weeks alone, President Trump has fired chief strategist Steve Bannon, fired Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, hired and fired communications director Anthony Scaramucci, publicly shamed his own attorney general and Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, banned […]

Donald Trump To Skip Kennedy Center Honors

Donald "I am not a racist" and Melanoma Trump have decided to skip the Kennedy Center Honors this year. They released this statement early this morning: White House announces Trump and first lady are pulling out of Kennedy Center Honors event. Show More Summary

The Real Reason Jeff Bezos Grinds Trump's Gears

Virginia Postrel: As if he weren't in enough trouble already, President Trump took to Twitter Wednesday to attack America's most trusted brand: "Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers. Towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. Show More Summary

Saturday News: Prodigal scum returns

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STEVE BANNON BACK AT BREITBART AFTER OUSTER FROM WHITE HOUSE: Chief political strategist Steve Bannon is out from President Donald Trump’s White House and back at the far-right news website that launched him to political prominence. Trump told two senior aides that he decided to let go Bannon, according to The New York Times. Show More Summary

UPDATES: White supremacist rally in Boston

A so-called “free speech” rally in Boston on Saturday is expected to draw some of the same white supremacist groups that participated in the violent events of Charlottesville last weekend. The national director of the Ku Klux Klan said that he expected members would attend. A large group of counter-protesters is also expected. The rally […]

After Charlottesville, the conspicuous silence of the creators of HBO’s ‘Confederate’

In light of the violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia after a white nationalist rally organized to protest the removal of a General Robert E. Lee statue, Game of Thrones showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff — whose upcoming project Confederate, an alt-history exploring what America would look like if the South had won the Civil […]

Trump's Afghanistan strategy includes new ultimatum on India

WASHINGTON (AP) — Laying out his new Afghanistan war strategy, President Donald Trump reissued old demands on neighboring Pakistan to eliminate militant sanctuaries. Less expected: an entirely new warning to close U.S. partner IndiaShow More Summary

Lack of details in Trump Afghanistan speech suggests longer stay

Philip Carter, former assistant secretary of Defense, talks with Rachel Maddow about why the lack of details in Donald Trump's Afghanistan speech suggests...

Maddow highlights Trump Afghanistan speech

Rachel Maddow reviews the key themes in Donald Trump's new strategy speech on the war in Afghanistan.

Trump puts US in holding pattern fighting taliban in Afghanstian

Chris Matthews talks with Rachel Maddow about the unanswered question of a timetable in Donald Trump's Afghanistan war speech if the goal is to keep the...

Trump takes familiar line on Afghanistan

Michael Beschloss, NBC News presidential historian, talks with Rachel Maddow about parallels between Donald Trump's Afghanistan speech and Richard Nixon's...

President Trump's remarks on the war in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's remarks Monday on the war in Afghanistan, as provided by the White Houe: __ Thank you very much. Thank you. Please be seated. Vice President Pence, Secretary of State Tillerson, members of the Cabinet, General Dunford, Deputy Secretary Shanahan, and Colonel Duggan. Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Meat Puppets

Were you in a spot where the eclipse was at it's maximum? It was only partial where I am. None the less, I sung this song to myself as it was happening. What are you listening to tonight?

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