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Debate Serves as Backdrop to Hillary Clinton’s Trade Deal Concerns

Hillary Rodham Clinton's decision to express her concerns about the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement was something of an imperative before Tuesday's debate in Nevada, and a crucial moment in the race.

Rupert Murdoch is sorry about that whole 'real black president' comment

Rupert Murdoch, the owner of Fox News—and a whole host of other right-wing propaganda sites—is really sorry for sending out this obnoxious, racist tweet about President Obama on Wednesday night: Ben and Candy Carson terrific. What about...Show More Summary

Van Jones Whacks Rupert Murdoch For 'Real Black President' Tweet

Reactions to Rupert Murdoch's tweet about Ben Carson being a "real black President" came swift and hard afterward. Jones called the tweet “juvenile crap” and didn’t like the “completely outrageous and disgusting” insinuation about President...Show More Summary

House extremists spurn Kevin McCarthy and Jason Chaffetz in Speaker race

It's secret ballot day in the Republican House conference, the day they secretly vote for their choice of Speaker, who they may or may not actually vote for at the end of the month in the not secret ballot floor vote. While Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)—current majority leader—is the leading candidate, he's got competition. Show More Summary

Clinton Emails Were Susceptible To Hackers, Tech Firm Warned

A technology firm that worked on Hillary Clinton’s email server warned the former Secretary of State’s team over the summer that her private email was vulnerable to hackers. Datto, a technology subcontractor that specializes in backing up data, told Platte River Networks, the company managing Clinton’s account, to upgrade security on the email server in…

What the heck is (or was) Safe Harbor? And why should you care?

A European Court decision has probably strained diplomatic relations between the United States and the European Union. Until this week, the Safe Harbor agreement (2000) allowed U.S. companies to transfer and store European citizen personal data to the United States. Because the U.S. does not have a general data protection law, Safe Harbor was needed [...]Show More Summary

Would-be-speaker, Kevin McCarthy, apparently challenged by speaking

Rachel Maddow shows that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, who is expected to be chosen by his fellow Republicans as speaker of the House tomorrow, shows...

Breaking: The US Will Accept 10,000 Syrian Refugees

After weeks of mounting pressure, the Obama administration has finally agreed to raise the quota of Syrian refugees allowed into the US to 10,000 in the next fiscal year, which begins October 1. The US has so far played a pretty small role in the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe. Show More Summary

Spencer Stone Stabbed While Defending Friend in Barfight

Calm down, dude! You're already a hero! The attack reportedly happened early Thursday morning in Sacramento while Stone was protecting a friend. Stone was stabbed 4 times in the chest while standing on a street corner. He's come out of...

BREAKING: French Train Hero SPENCER STONE “Repeatedly Stabbed” Last Night

BREAKING: French Train Hero Spencer Stone “Repeatedly Stabbed” Last Night Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler and Alek Scarlatos spoke to reporters... The post BREAKING: French Train Hero SPENCER STONE “Repeatedly Stabbed” Last Night appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Bernie Sanders Gets First Congressional Endorsement

Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva is set to endorse Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders later this week, becoming the first member of Congress to do so. Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton has the backing...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton wants you to leave Kevin McCarthy alone. No, not that Kevin McCarthy.

Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign ribbed House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday over the furor surrounding his House Benghazi committee comments, lamenting the animated backlash that Kevin McCarthy has received in a video released on Twitter. Show More Summary

Because No One Knows The Essence Of Blackness…

….like an  old, filthy-rich white guy. Here’s noted sociologist of race and authenticity, Rupert “Bug-Eyed Monster” Murdoch “Ben and Candy Carson terrific. What about a real black President who can properly address the racial divide?…” [via TPM] Ummm. Show More Summary

Beware Putin and his ‘anti-Hitler coalition’

Contrary to the principles of American foreign policy of the last 70 years, President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry tacitly invited Russia to “help” monitor things in

What If the House Can't Elect a New Speaker?

If conservatives deny Kevin McCarthy the 218 votes he needs to win, just about anything’s possible.

Rachel Maddow 10/07/15

Watch the full episode of Wednesday night's The Rachel Maddow Show.

Trump’s repeated claim that Obama is accepting 200,000 Syrian refugees

“You have the migration because Syria is such a disaster. And now I hear we want to take in 200,000 Syrians, right? And they could be, listen, they could be ISIS [Islamic State of Iraq and Syria]. I don’t know.” — Donald Trump, campaign rally, Keene, N.H., Sept, 30, 2015 “So when I heard 10,000 […]

French Train Hero Spencer Stone Stabbed

According to CBS News, Airman Spencer Stone, one of the Americans who tackled an armed terrorist on a French train, is in critical condition after...

Don’t forget about Bernie Sanders

The possibility that Vice President Joe Biden will get into the Democratic presidential contest has largely focused on whether Biden could knock off Hillary Clinton. In some state polling it appears that without Biden in the race Hillary Clinton’s numbers go way up. With him in the race Clinton nevertheless prevails as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) […]

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