MSNBC: Politics

Subscribe to MSNBC: Politics feed MSNBC: Politics
Breaking news and in-depth analysis of the headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives from The Rachel Maddow Show, Morning Joe & more.
Updated: 9 min 54 sec ago

‘Roseanne hates black pigment more than she loves green paper’: Dyson

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 3:45pm

President Trump, one of Roseanne’s most public advocates, just weighed in on the comedian’s controversy - but he didn't call out the actress, he called out ABC. Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University Michael Eric Dyson, Washington Post Opinion

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Lt. Gen. Russel Honore talks Hurricane Maria relief

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 3:13pm

As hurricane season is about to begin later this week- Puerto Rico is already bracing - not yet recovered from last year's devastating Hurricane Maria. According to a new Harvard study at least 4,645 people died as a result of that storm, that's more than

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Bethenny Frankel talks disaster relief initiatives in Puerto Rico

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 2:27pm

A Harvard study showed that Hurricane Maria killed at least 4,645 people, more than the official government total of 64. This as hurricane season quickly approaches and officials on the island of Puerto Rico say they're not prepared to take another hit.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer compares alleged Cohen audio recordings to Watergate tapes

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 1:46pm

Attorney Michael Avenatti joins MSNBC after his Wednesday court appearance, and offers reaction to a federal judge’s warning about his standing in the Michael Cohen search warrant proceedings. Avenatti also calls for the public release of alleged audio

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Monumental American: Henrietta Lacks and her invaluable cancer cells

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 1:40pm

Honoring Henrietta Lacks who’s invaluable cancer cells changed the face of research.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Harvard study: Prison sentences vary on race and gender

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 1:34pm

A new Harvard Study shows certain Americans get more time than others - even for the same crimes. Stephanie Ruhle takes a closer look at our system of justice by the numbers.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Roseanne Barr’s controversial past comments and tweets

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 1:28pm

Roseanne Barr is not a stranger to controversial remarks or offensive tweets. Stephanie Ruhle breaks down Roseanne’s history of rants, comments and tweets. Weighing in: Variety Senior Editor Ted Johnson.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

For Fact’s Sake: Trump’s Nashville rally lies

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 1:20pm

During a campaign rally in Nashville for Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, President Trump told several lies. But For Fact’s Sake Stephanie Ruhle sets the record straight. Weighing in: Founder and Editor of the Weekly Standard Bill Kristol.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Top North Korean official travels to US to meet Secy. Pompeo

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 1:14pm

Top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol is heading to the United States to meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo amid back-and-forth talks of a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Antonio Villaraigosa on immigration, California governor race

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 1:04pm

Ahead of California's June gubernatorial primaries, candidate and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke about the need for immigration reform and whether Gavin Newsom will run for president in 2020.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Republicans who praised Trump for...

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:47pm

What do the Republicans who praised last week's move on North Korea do now that the president is trying to do the opposite?

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Michael Steele: 'Rosanne' controversy is 'good moment for the country'

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:18pm

MSNBC political analyst Michael Steele breaks down the Roseanne Barr controversy after the ABC sitcom revival of "Roseanne" was canceled following a racist tweet by the actor.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Back to brinksmanship

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:05pm

Axios' Alexi McCammond joins First Look for Friday's 1BigThing.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Wednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 5.30.18

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:00pm

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Cohen team has June deadline to review millions of seized items

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 11:53am

Federal investigators are also working to piece together shredded documents that were seized in the April raid. NBC’s Tom Winter reports on what was learned from Michael Cohen's latest court appearance.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Giuliani makes new demands ahead of...

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 11:20am

I'm starting to get the sense that maybe, just maybe, the president and his team are reluctant to fully cooperate with Robert Mueller's investigation.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Congressman offers prescription for uniting the US

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 11:10am

Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., discusses his new book "The Right Answer: How We Can Unify Our Divided Nation.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Russian journalist thought to be dead shows up at news conf.

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 11:07am

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko who was reportedly dead appeared at a news conference. It turns out Ukrainian Security Services faked his death in an attempt to find the people trying to kill him.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Did Trump brag about sensitive...

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:41am

The White House has had very little to say about deadly skirmish in Syria in February. At a fundraiser, however, Trump apparently couldn't help himself.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

#GoodNewsRUHLES: Man learns to style hair after wife’s stroke

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:39am

When a woman can no longer style her own hair because of a stroke, her husband of 45 years steps in to make sure she keeps feeling beautiful.

Read more

Categories: MSNBC

Pages