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
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 […]
Republicans are reluctant to defend Donald Trump's racially inflammatory rhetoric, but the president still has Jerry Falwell Jr., who's eager to help.
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
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
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
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 "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
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
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
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 […]
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 […]
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
Philip Carter, former assistant secretary of Defense, talks with Rachel Maddow about why the lack of details in Donald Trump's Afghanistan speech suggests...
Rachel Maddow reviews the key themes in Donald Trump's new strategy speech on the war in Afghanistan.
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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...
Michael Beschloss, NBC News presidential historian, talks with Rachel Maddow about parallels between Donald Trump's Afghanistan speech and Richard Nixon's...
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
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?