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Democrats running in midterms call for “new generation of leadership”

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 8:47pm

Katie Wilson is running as a Democrat in New York’s 21st District, joining a record-setting list of women and first-time candidates running in the midterm elections. She is also joining the chorus of candidates who want to shake up Democratic...

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Gov. Kasich: “All my options are on the table” for 2020

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 8:41pm

With reports of Ohio Gov. John Kasich visiting early primary states and meeting with Republican donors, speculation is mounting that he may challenge President Trump in 2020. In an interview with NBC’s Kasie Hunt, Kasich says he’s not ruling out...

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Sen. King: Senate Intel Committee looking into collusion 'as soon as this summer'

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 8:25pm

Sen. Angus King, who sits on the Select Committee on Intelligence, says he hopes the committee will enter the fourth phase of its investigation into Russian meddling – determining whether there was collusion with the Trump campaign – as early as this...

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Lawmakers give Trump credit for North Korea advancements

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 8:16pm

After North and South Korea met for a historic summit, President Trump told a crowd in Michigan that he wants credit for helping facilitate those talks. On the Sunday shows, lawmakers were divided on whether to give the president the credit he says he...

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A caravan of migrants traveled 3,000 miles to reach the US / Mexico border and many may still face being separated from their children and detention.

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 7:16pm

NBC Correspondent Gadi Schwartz gives a tour of the U.S. border where a caravan of nearly 200 people are seeking asylum.

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Did comedian Michelle Wolf go too far with WHCD jokes?

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 7:15pm

Comedian Pete Dominick and GOP Strategist Jen Kerns get into a heated debate over comic Michelle Wolf’s White House Correspondent dinner jokes. Critics say Wolf’s controversial comedy routine set off furor in Washington.

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Mass of migrants face legal trouble at U.S. border

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 7:03pm

A caravan of asylum-seekers from Central America has gathered near the edge of the United States. The group has been a target of criticism from President Trump, but he has not addressed an effective way to handle people fleeing to America to escape...

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Midterm elections shed light on Trump’s role in the GOP

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 6:19pm

MSNBC Anchor Yasmin Vossoughian and her panel discuss the president’s role in the GOP as the party faces midterm elections. Trump failed to get either Alabama’s Roy Moore or Pennsylvania’s Rick Saccone elected. Can Trump help put more Republicans in...

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Michelle Wolf sparks controversy with jabs at press secretary

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 6:13pm

As President Trump held a campaign rally in Michigan, the White House Correspondents Dinner was in full swing in D.C. At the dinner, Comedian Michelle Wolf took aim at the various women in Trump’s administration. Wolf’s comments about White House Press...

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Trump seeks credit for South Korea-North Korea summit

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 3:55pm

Donald Trump will soon meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, but does he deserve credit if the ‘Hermit Kingdom’ denuclearizes, and North and South Korea reach detente? Joy Reid and her panel discuss.

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Waters: Republicans ‘scared president will take them down’

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 3:36pm

Rep. Maxine Waters talks the push for the impeachment of Donald Trump, calls the House Intelligence Committee report on Russia ‘nothing,’ and relays the message, ‘you’d better not fire #Mueller.’

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‘White House press corps has less to congratulate itself for now’

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 3:21pm

Lawrence O’Donnell discusses the White House Correspondents Dinner roast, Michael Cohen, and Donald Trump with Joy Reid.

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New Hillary Clinton book author on ’30 years of sexist attacks’

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 2:48pm

New York Times writer Amy Chozick discusses her new Hillary Clinton Book, ‘Chasing Hillary,’ voters on the campaign trail who said they wouldn’t vote for ‘that woman,’ and the role the media may have played in the election of Donald Trump.

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Rep. Boyle: Offended by Trump calling Kim “honorable”

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 2:25pm

Democratic Congressman Brendan Boyle of Pennsylvania says he finds President Trump’s reference to Kim Jong Un as “honorable” offensive … saying “this is a brutal dictator” who “feeds his rivals to dogs.” Rep. Boyle discusses where the U.S. stands on...

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‘Only person who’s accused Comey of being liar is Trump’

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 2:24pm

Donald Trump attacked James Comey at a Michigan rally on Saturday, firing up his base on topics including Russia, the House Intelligence Committee report, and the wall. Did the president make statements that could be used against him? Joy Reid and her...

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NK Expert: Kim “real driver” behind Korean Summit

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 2:20pm

David Kang, director of Korean studies at USC, talks to Alex Witt about the historic summit between North and South Korea. Should President Trump get credit for the meeting?

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Rep. Heck: “mad as hell” about firing of House chaplain

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 2:19pm

Democratic Congressman Denny Heck of Washington says his close friend, the House chaplain, was treated “very poorly” when he was fired by House Speaker Paul Ryan. Rep. Heck discusses the chaplain’s dismissal with Alex Witt.

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Did White House Correspondents roast go too far?

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 2:07pm

Michelle Wolf spared no one at the White House Correspondents Dinner, particularly Sarah Huckabee Sanders, yet while some say the yearly roast went too far, others call it an accurate reflection of the Trump administration. Joy Reid and her panel discuss.

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Migrants gather at U.S.-Mexico border to seek asylum

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 1:25pm

Hundreds of migrants travel to the U.S-Mexico border to seek asylum in the United States from their countries.

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The rise of 'Fake News' in the era of Trump

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 10:32am

Lawmakers are alarmed with growing technology surrounding the publication and distribution of “fake news.” Author Nathan Bomey discusses the rise of these fabrications in his new book, “After the Fact: The Erosion of News and Inevitable Rise of Donald...

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