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Hillary Clinton 'fit to serve as president,' says doctor

Rachel Maddow looks back at a recent Hillary Clinton health scare and reports on Clinton's newly released clean bill of health. Maddow also shares an unusual...

Friday Night News Dump: Shaved sheep edition

Frederick Williams plies his well-honed news-watching skills to the task of answering questions about the stories covered on this week's The Rachel Maddow...

'Black Lives Matter' cultivates political potency

Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League, talks with Rachel Maddow about presidential candidates addressing his organization today and the...

Huckabee admin would consider constitutional crisis over abortion

The Supreme Court has said reproductive rights are protected under the Constitution. A President Huckabee wouldn't care.

Open thread for night owls: Park Service will phase out bottled water even if Congress won't help

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The National Park Service's announcement that they'll be phasing out sales of bottled water in some parks and replacing them with reusable bottles and refilling stations was met with outrage by, and this is a real thing, the powerful bottled water industry. Show More Summary

RNC cries uncle, the Koch takeover is complete

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Just a few short weeks ago, the Kochs and the Republican party were in what one Republican operative said was an "all-out war" over who would control the party going forward. The Kochs have been systematically putting a ground forceShow More Summary

Kochs, forced out from under their rock, embark on whitewashing campaign

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Nothing says "liberal man of the people" quite like a white tie tuxedo. Earlier this week, the Kochs publicly released a smarmy letter to the few hundred people comprising their political donor network, likening their efforts to British...Show More Summary

Can Jeb! survive the Trump debate offensive?

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Mark you calendars, folks, for Thursday, August 6. Best debate ever. Imagine a NASCAR driver mentally preparing for a race knowing one of the drivers will be drunk. That's what prepping for this debate is like — John Weaver (@JWGOP) July 27, 2015 Jeb!'s screwed. Show More Summary

How to be filmed murdering a man, cover it up, be free on bail, and ask for your job back

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Ray Tensing: alive, free, and asking for his job back How to achieve what's posed in the headline? Be a police officer. Only in America could a man do what Officer Ray Tensing did—be filmed blowing a man's head off, be filmed telling...Show More Summary

Fox News tackles the transgender conspiracy against urinals

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly and his guest Bernard McGuirk were engaged in some pretty illuminating discussion on misgendering and proper pronoun use when McGuirk suddenly stumbled on an original thought. McGuirk then bemoaned thatShow More Summary

Boston escapes a close brush with (shudder) hosting the Olympics

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Greece probably wishes it could get back the $15 billion it spent on its summer Olympics. Instead it is stuck with myriad abandoned venues like this canoe and kayak slalom center. Phew! Deep skepticism here about whether taxpayers would...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Things I Learned From Republicans In July It's quite a nutritious bowl of brain food this month: The Justice Department is on the cusp of legalizing pedophilia. (Fmr. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay) The percent at which you are taxed is proportional to the percent at which you are considered a slave. Show More Summary

At Least Six Times The Media Shouldn't Have Trusted Selective Leaks From Congressional Sources

The New York Times was forced to issue two corrections after relying on Capitol Hill anonymous sourcing for its flawed report on emails from former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The Clinton...Show More Summary

My goodness, Hillary Clinton, don't upset the press just because they peddled lies about you

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Seriously, I'd be more worried if a candidate didn't respond. Really now? Who convinced @HillaryClinton to pick a fight with @nytimes (and by extension all of us)? PR malpractice. — Ron Fournier (@ron_fournier) July 31,...Show More Summary

On Fox, Judith Miller Calls For More Coverage Of Hillary Clinton's Emails "Whether Or Not The Times Got Certain Facts About The Story Wrong"

From the July 31 edition of Fox News' Happening Now: Previously: The New York Times Reverses Course On Clinton's Emails After Public Editor Admits Fault In Reporting After Two Corrections, The NY Times' Botched Email Story Still HasShow More Summary

Cartoon: G.O.P. stunts for the spotlight

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Click to enlarge. The election is still very far away, and Donald Trump is sucking up all the media oxygen from every other candidate. He's also leading the Republican field in the polls, which is hilarious. Claims that Trump is more extreme than his peers are untrue. Show More Summary

The Fox News Figures Shifting Blame Onto Samuel DuBose For His Death At A Traffic Stop

Several Fox News figures are attempting to shift partial blame onto Samuel DuBose for his own death at the hands of a Cincinnati police officer during a traffic stop, arguing DuBose should have cooperated with the officer's instructions...Show More Summary

Chris Christie didn't just kill the tunnels, he did it out of partisan spite

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Brian Murphy on Chris Christie's dismal polling numbers, his newfound vow that he'll get right on replacing the failing rail tunnels that link New Jersey to New York City, but only if you make him president first, and Christie's absolutely...Show More Summary

Indiana Clears Planned Parenthood Of Wrongdoing In Investigation Sparked By Deceptively-Edited Videos

The Indiana State Department of Health found no wrongdoing by Planned Parenthood clinics in the state in regards to the handling of fetal tissue donations after an investigation sparked by a shady anti-choice organization's heavily edited videos was completed. Indiana Gov. Show More Summary

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