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 2021-10-21 05:02 

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Sitting Republican congressman charged with lying to FBI...

Rachel Maddow looks back at two previous sitting members of Congress who were charged with federal crimes, Republicans Duncan Hunter and Chris Collins, and now a third, Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, who was charged with lying to the FBI about campaign...

 2021-10-21 04:51 

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Continued Republican abuse of filibuster begins to change minds on reform in Senate...

Senator Angus King, who had previous voiced opposition to getting rid of the Senate filibuster rule, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Republican abuse of the rule to block everything without even any debate, even on matters critical to the health of dem...

 2021-10-21 04:42 

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Another criminal investigation reportedly looking at Trump golf course tax scheme...

Rachel Maddow explains new reporting that the town of Ossining, N.Y. has received a subpoena in an investigation of Donald Trump's Westchester County golf course which paperwork appears to show has some inconsistent value assessments that may have rai...

 2021-10-21 04:19 

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Manchin probably shocked, maybe embarrassed, that his voting rights bill got no GOP votes...

Rachel Maddow reports on the voting rights bill that Senate Republicans filibustered to failure, and points out that this was the bill that Joe Manchin wrote himself in place of the Democratic bill because he said Republicans would vote for it and not use...

 2021-10-21 03:59 

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FDA allows mixing vaccine brands for boosters...

New Covid cases fall but experts urge caution and the White House unveils a plan to vaccinate kids 5-11. We discuss with Dr. Stephen Sample....

 2021-10-21 03:54 

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Full House to vote on Steve Bannon criminal contempt referral tomorrow...

Jan. 6 Committee Co-Chairs Rep. Thompson and Rep. Cheney appeared before the Rules Committee to make their case for holding Bannon in contempt. Also, as negotiations over key Biden agenda items continue today, Sen. Manchin emphatically denied a report tha...

 2021-10-21 03:32 

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Michael Wolff: Facing down Jan. 6 cmte. is exactly what Bannon wants...

As the House prepares to vote on referring Steve Bannon to the Justice Dept. for criminal contempt charges, Michael Wolff, the author of "Too Famous," says he believes Democrats actually played into Bannon's hands. Wolff, who has spent hundred...

 2021-10-21 03:31 

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Senate GOP blocks debate on voting rights bill again...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, who helped negotiate the Freedom to Vote Act, joins Lawrence O'Donnell to discuss the "troubling" obstruction when Senate Republicans blocked the voting rights bill from even being debated. Merkley also discusses the next st...

 2021-10-21 01:57 

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Manchin allegedly threatening Democratic Party departure could be a bargaining chip Mother Jones reports...

Sen. Joe Manchin is allegedly considering leaving the Democratic Party Mother Jones reports, a report which Manchin denies. David Corn of Mother Jones joins The ReidOut as the author of this report, telling Joy Reid that 'the sourcing is impeccable.&#...

 2021-10-21 01:39 

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Charlie Sykes: Understand the GOP is setting itself up for restoration to power...

House Republicans apparently supporting Steve Bannon as the House readies to vote on whether to refer him to Department of Justice prosecutors to face criminal contempt charges is analyzed by politics experts in conversation with Joy Reid....

 2021-10-21 00:46 

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'Crimes against humanity': Hayes on holding leaders accountable for Covid failure...

"This is the first time I've seen some official action taken that accurately represents how I feel about the crimes we have all witnessed," says Chris Hayes on a panel finding Brazil's president at fault for their botched Covid response. &...

 2021-10-21 00:36 

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Meadows, Patel have 'engaged' with Jan. 6 probe, committee member says...

"Mr. Meadows and Mr. Patel have engaged with the committee, so we have had conversations with their counsel," says Jan. 6 committee member Rep. Pete Aguilar. "Nobody is openly defying a subpoena like Bannon, and that's why it's forcing...

 2021-10-21 00:23 

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Trump ally breaking? Top MAGA riot probe investigator says Bannon will comply amid jail threat...

MAGA loyalist Steve Bannon is facing possible jail time as the House advances criminal contempt proceedings. MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber is joined by Congressman Adam Schiff, who is a member of the January 6th Committee, to discuss th...

 2021-10-21 00:22 

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After the fall of Gadaffi: 10 years later...

It has now been a decade since dictator Muammar Gaddafi was tracked down and killed by U.S.-backed rebels. For Libya, the intervening years have been marked by instability and chaos. Mehdi is joined by former NATO ambassador Ivo Daalder....

 2021-10-21 00:22 

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Honey, I shrunk Biden's agenda...

The legislation that is the centerpiece of President Biden's agenda is being pared down, bit by bit, in hopes of attracting conservative Dem and Republican support. Rep. Ro Khanna explains what's left in the legislation and where negotiations stan...

 2021-10-21 00:20 

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If Brazil can do it, why not us? (Trump edition)...

Brazil's senate is recommending that the far-right President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro — aka, "The Trump of the Tropics" — be charged with crimes against humanity for his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. So why can't Democrat...

 2021-10-21 00:19 

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Dem senator rebuts 'B.S.' report about turning on Pres. Biden...

A new Mother Jones report reveals Senator Manchin is threatening to leave the Democratic party if the price tag on President Biden's spending plan isn't slashed. Manchin denies the report. MSNBC's Ari Melber is joined by political strategist C...

 2021-10-20 23:18 

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Locked up for a miscarriage...

A 19-year-old Native American woman has been sentenced to prison after she suffered a miscarriage and admitted to using substances while pregnant. New York Times op-ed columnist Michelle Goldberg explains how cases like this could become more common if Ro...

 2021-10-20 23:17 

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House pushes to prosecute Steve Bannon...

The January 6th select committee voted unanimously to have a full House vote on Steve Bannon and whether to refer him for contempt to the DOJ. Shermichael Singleton and Kurt Bardella weigh in....

 2021-10-20 23:14 

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One-on-one with Rep. Cori Bush...

Republicans have blocked the debate of Democrats' scaled-back voting rights law, again showcasing the party's refusal to safeguard the elections they callously claim are riddled with fraud. Rep. Cori Bush joins the show to react....

 2021-10-20 22:06 

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Ari Berman: 'Democracy itself is dying' because the GOP blocked voting rights legislation...

Senior reporter at Mother Jones Ari Berman and former RNC chairman Michael Steele dissect why Republicans continue to block voting rights legislation and enforce voter suppression laws across the country...

 2021-10-20 21:43 

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Parkland father says 'today was a first step' to move forward...

Fred Guttenberg, who lost his daughter Jaime in the 2018 Parkland shooting, reacts to the gunman pleading guilty and says it is a small step towards justice, but still not closure...

 2021-10-20 21:41 

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Claire McCaskill: Contempt vote will test whether Congress has any power at all...

Former Senator Claire McCaskill and national political reporter for the Washington Post Robert Costa discuss the January 6th committee sending the vote to hold Steve Bannon in contempt to the full House...

 2021-10-20 21:30 

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Wednesday's Mini-Report, 10.20.21...

Today's edition of quick hits....

 2021-10-20 21:00 

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Will 'Bachelorette' Season 18 do better by Michelle Young?...

The safest thing is always to expect the least from "The Bachelor" franchise. But many fans keep letting themselves ask for more...

 2021-10-20 20:35 

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Bolsonaro's Covid denial puts Trump to shame...

Why 11 Brazilian senators citing Bolsonaro's deadly Covid denial was never going to bring him down....

 2021-10-20 20:26 

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Ex-KKK leader David Duke takes credit for Donald Trump and Tucker Carlson...

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke said Donald Trump and Tucker Carlson owe him credit after taking his racist ideas about...

 2021-10-20 19:50 

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Schumer: Republicans are 'ludicrous' for blocking voting rights bill debate...

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., criticized Senate Republicans after they unanimously voted to block voting rights legislation from moving to open debate. He called their actions an...

 2021-10-20 19:42 

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As GOP rejects Freedom to Vote Act, Dems have a decision to make...

The Freedom to Vote Act was a compromise plan designed to garner bipartisan support. Literally every Senate Republican rejected it anyway....

 2021-10-20 19:00 

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David Hogg: If 'the system' can't protect young people, 'it endangers the future of our republic'...

David Hogg, a survivor of the 2018 Parkland shooting and gun control activist, joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the shooter's guilty plea and his hopes for gun control. "If we repeatedly tell young people to turn out to vote, and use the system th...

 2021-10-20 19:00 

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Sen. Angus King: 'The country is in danger' as voting rights get filibustered...

Senator Angus King (I-ME) joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the filibuster stalling progress on the voting rights bill....

 2021-10-20 18:59 

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Austan Goolsbee: 'The virus is the boss of the economy'...

Austan Goolsbee joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss backups in the supply chain and what Americans should do to prepare for shortages in consumer goods. "It's a mess and everyone knows it's a mess but the important thing to realize is it's a ...

 2021-10-20 18:57 

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Bolsonaro's alleged Covid crimes sound a lot like someone else you know...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is accused of alleged crimes against humanity over his response to the Covid-19 pandemic. What about Donald Trump?...

 2021-10-20 18:50 

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Manchin and Sinema think their pursuit of bipartisanship is admirable. It's not....

Senate Democrats hoped to appease party centrists like Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema with their Freedom to Vote Act. But Republicans have promised to block it....

 2021-10-20 18:15 

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Haitian gang seeks multi-million dollar ransom after kidnapping missionaries...

The gang is reportedly seeking $1 million dollar for each hostage, NBC News Correspondent Gabe Gutierrez reports from Haiti....

 2021-10-20 18:11 

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Apparent human remains found after Brian Laundrie's possessions located in Florida park...

A senior law enforcement official told NBC that what appears to be partial human remains have been found after some of Brian Laundrie's possessions were located in the Carlton Reserve. The area was previously underwater. Authorities cannot yet confirm...

 2021-10-20 18:07 

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The White House tries to reach 'closing argument period' on infrastructure bill...

The White House proposes possible cuts to the human infrastructure bill as President Biden caps the price tag at $1.9 trillion. Free community college and climate proposals are among the changes....

 2021-10-20 17:53 

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Rep. Lofgren: January 6 investigation not just 'behind the scenes effort'...

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) discusses the House's efforts to investigate January 6....

 2021-10-20 17:39 

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Human Rights Watch report details abuse by Cuban government...

Juan Pappier of Human Rights Watch joins Jos Daz-Balart to speak on human rights abuses by the Cuban government....

 2021-10-20 17:32 

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Sen. Padilla: Senate Democrats 'absolutely' feel ' a sense of urgency' to pass voting rights...

Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) rallies behind Senate Democrats pushing for voting rights legislation, as Democrats continue negotiations with President Biden on his...

 2021-10-20 17:28 

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'Getting this group vaccinated is key': Dr. Susannah Hills on getting kids vaccinated...

Columbia University Pediatric Airway Surgeon Dr. Susannah Hills joins MSNBC's Craig Melvin to discuss the White House's plan to get children 5-11 vaccinated....

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