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Podcast: David Frum on Conor Lamb, Trump/Russia, & authoritarianism in America

David Frum — a vocal Trump critic, former Bush White House official, Atlantic senior editor, and author of the new book “Trumpocracy: The corruption of the American republic” — is our guest on today’s episode of the UnPresidented Podcast. Show More Summary

New evidence links Trump Organization and Stormy Daniels

The connections are growing, linking Trump's lawyer, Trump's business, Trump's alleged former mistress, and the effort to keep her quiet.

Election Special – Conor Lamb wins PA!

In today’s UnPresidented Podcast, Cliff Schecter and I look at how Democrat Conor Lamb won the special US House election in a huge upset on Tuesday in the heart of Trump country, and what it means for Democrats as we approach the November congressional elections. Show More Summary

Will Trump's picks for CIA and State face confirmation trouble?

Don't assume the Mike Pompeo and Gina Haspel confirmation fights will be easy.

Dan Savage on sex & politics (podcast)

Advice columnist and LGBT advocate Dan Savage joins us for a wide-ranging conversation about politics, sex, and everything in between. This episode is definitely not-safe-for-work. We talk to Dan about conservative dating advice, Donald...Show More Summary

CA does it again, Hillary Clinton – Feminist, Banning guns and Dems promise tax hike

California continues to lead the country … in it’s descent into madness: California has its first illegal alien in state office, after Senate President pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) appointed Lizbeth Mateo to the California Student Opportunity and Access Program Project Grant Advisory Committee. Show More Summary

Sorry, Feminists, Your Inability to Tell A Man ‘No’ Does Not Constitute Sexual Assault

“We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.” – George Orwell Have you heard about the new standards

At fundraiser, Trump appears to threaten another U.S. ally

I'm trying to think of a sensible reason why Trump would keep antagonizing our South Korean allies. Nothing comes to mind.

Lord of the Flies

I’ve been watching the exploitation of the Parkland shooting for a couple of weeks now and I have to say, nothing is more offensive to me than the exploitation of the various teens that survived the shooting and have become activists.  This mirrors my sentiments pretty well: Reading any of the Parkland kids’ Twitter feeds […]

7 Techniques Liberals Use to Silence Conservatives

Free speech has become a conservative idea by default because liberals don’t believe in it any more. Liberals have given up on the idea of coming up with the best

Under pressure, House passes underwhelming bill on gun violence

When it comes to the nation's debate over guns, it's hard to miss the direction of the prevailing winds. Congressional Republicans don't seem to care.

What Conservative Women Can Learn About Liberals From the Way They Treat Dana Loesch

I have known Dana Loesch for a long time and I’ve been pleased to see her work her way up the food chain on the Right. She didn’t get to

Trump: Pennsylvania Dem won because he's 'like Trump'

The Republican spin on Pennsylvania's special election is getting a little out of hand.

5 Things They Get Wrong About Christianity

Christianity is a great faith that has been integral to America’s success and so perhaps those of us that are Christians should spend a bit more time tackling the misperceptions

Nationwide gun violence walkouts raise expectations for DC rally

Sarah Chadwick, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, talks with Rachel Maddow about National Walkout Day and how the national response has...

Trump Is a Disease: McCabe and Russia

Reluctantly I have concluded that President Trump is a serious threat to US national security. He is refusing to protect vital US interests from active Russian attacks. It is apparent that he is for some unknown reason under the sway of Mr Putin. — Barry R McCaffrey (@mccaffreyr3) March 16, 2018 This was tweeted before […]

Democrats ebullient at 2018 implications of PA18 win

Rachel Maddow looks at estimates of what it would mean in the unlikely event that all Democrats enjoy the 20-point swing that earned Conor Lamb his victory...

Yes, the Democrats Can Win White Working-Class Voters Without Throwing Social Justice and Equality Under the Bus

My favorite thing about yesterday’s apparent Democratic victory in Pennsylvania 18 yesterday was this: Republicans had banked heavily on selling their tax cuts to voters as proof that they’re getting things done for working- and middle-class people. But in the final days, Republicans dialed down their messaging about the tax cuts, because it wasn’t working. Also: […]

Kushner deal with Japan-backed company gets new scrutiny

Caleb Melby, financial investigations reporter for Bloomberg News, talks with Rachel Maddow about a hundred million dollar real estate deal the Jared Kushner...

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