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Republican tactics put children's health program in jeopardy

Congress had a deadline of Oct. 1. That was the day current funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which has traditionally …

Republicans look past Trump scandals, zero in on Hillary Clinton

Throughout much of 2016, when it was widely assumed Donald Trump couldn’t win the presidency, congressional Republicans made no effort to conceal …

White House takes credit for Obama-era jobs

At yesterday’s White House press briefing, Sarah Huckabee Sanders made a curious boast about her boss’ economic record.<p>“Well, I think there’s also a …

Holder emphasizes independence of DoJ

Former Attorney General Eric Holder talks with Rachel Maddow about the independence of the Justice Department from the White House and whether Donald …

Why the Dealmaker in Chief can't negotiate any agreements

Donald Trump has long boasted that he has a unique skill that others lack. “Deals are my art form,” the Republican bragged. “Other people paint …

GOP senator: Trump is 'debasing' the nation with his dishonesty

The hostilities between Donald Trump and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) have been ongoing for quite a while, but …

“I Hate Everyone in the White House!”: Trump Seethes as Advisers Fear the President Is “Unraveling”

In recent days, I’ve spoken with a half dozen prominent Republicans and Trump advisers, and they all describe a White House in crisis as advisers struggle to contain a president who seems to be increasingly unfocused and consumed by dark moods.<p>At first it sounded like hyperbole, the escalation of a …

Trump administration sides with Wall Street on arbitration rules

Just last month, Equifax, one of the nation’s largest credit reporting agencies, was accused of exposing private information belonging to 143 million …

Even Republicans aren't happy with Trump's health care gambit

One of the oddities of Donald Trump’s decision to cut off cost-sharing reduction payments to private health insurers is that literally no one …

Team Trump faces subpoena over sexual misconduct allegations

Though the story largely faded after last fall’s election, Donald Trump was recorded in 2005 bragging about committing sexual assaults. The …

Controversy over Team Trump's private email accounts intensifies

Officials in Donald Trump’s White House were told they couldn’t use private email accounts to conduct official business. The National Security Agency …

Mayor Cruz on Trump: Miscommunicator-in-chief

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico, reacts to Donald Trump's visit to the storm ravaged island, calling Trump's remarks insulting, and …

Trump's Sec of State reportedly called the president a 'moron'

It’s easy to understand why Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would feel frustrated. It wasn’t long ago he was the CEO of ExxonMobil, palling around …

Trump forgets to bring human empathy with him to Puerto Rico

Soon after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, Donald Trump announced a presidential visit. As public-relations stunts go, it was pretty vacuous: Trump …

Exclusive: Trump dossier author open to Senate Intel meeting

Rachel Maddow reports exclusively that an associate of Trump dossier author Christopher Steele is open to meeting with the Senate Intelligence …

Trump administration travel abuses start to look even worse

There was a point shortly after Donald Trump’s election victory in which Republicans came up with an amazing new argument in support of the new …

Even red states feel the brunt of Trump's ACA sabotage campaign

Donald Trump won Iowa by nearly 10 points in the presidential election. The state has a Republican governor, two Republican U.S. senators, a …

Team Trump makes a habit of hiding inconvenient truths

Americans who visited FEMA’s website yesterday, looking for information about the federal response to Hurricane Maria, could learn some important …

U.S. lost jobs last month for the first time in 7 years

Every sitting president gets a sneak peek at U.S. job numbers the day before the official report is released. It’s just a perk of the job. So when …

Trump law helps mentally ill get guns

Rachel Maddow points out the irony of Donald Trump's remarks that the Las Vegas shooter was "sick and demented" when one of Trump's only legislative …

Russian anti-virus software eyed in NSA hack

Kaspersky Lab software, long feared to be a conduit for Russian hackers is believed to have been just that in a break of NSA secrets. Shane Harris, …

Trump's allies point to his ignorance and inexperience as a defense

As Donald Trump’s Russia scandal has intensified, and evidence of alleged obstruction of justice has mounted, the president’s allies have argued …

Trump sets up a contest of credibility he simply cannot win

The list of Donald Trump falsehoods exposed by former FBI Director James Comey over the last two days isn’t short.<p>Trump was asked on Fox News last …

Amazon made a small change to the way it sells books. Publishers are terrified.

Very recently, Amazon made a small, barely noticeable tweak to the way it sells books. And that little tweak has publishers very, very worried.<p>The change has to do with what Amazon calls the “Buy Box.” That’s the little box on the right-hand side of Amazon product pages that lets you buy stuff …

Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians: report

Advisers to President Trump's campaign reportedly had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russian officials and those with ties to Moscow.<p>Reuters …

Independent senator raises specter of Trump's impeachment

Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) does not have a reputation as a partisan bomb-thrower. He’s one of only two independents in Congress, and he’s widely seen …

Donald Trump

Trump doesn’t embody what’s wrong with Washington. Pence does.

When history holds its trial to account for the Donald Trump presidency, Trump himself will be acquitted on grounds of madness. History will look at his behavior, his erratic and childish lying and his flamboyant ignorance of history itself and pronounce the man, like George III, a cuckoo for whom …

Donald Trump

In retrospect, GOP's Obama criticisms appear awfully ironic

Congressional Republicans made no effort to hide their contempt for Barack Obama during his presidency, and towards the end of the Democrat’s second …

Yates testimony creates a new headache for Trump's White House

Cracks deepen in White House Flynn story with new Senate…<p>Rachel Maddow reports on what was learned from testimony by former Acting Attorney General …