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  • Joe Scarborough May 27

    Trump Defends Memorial Day Twitter Storm

    President Donald Trump doubled down on his slew of Memorial Day tweets during a press conference on Tuesday, defending his promotion of a conspiracy theory regarding the death of MSNBC staffer. The president falsely accused MSNBC host Joe Scarborough of being responsible for the 2001 death of staffer Lori Klausutis, despite her widower’s public requests for Trump to discontinue the...

  • CHRIS MATTHEWS Mar 3

    Chris Matthews Announces Retirement, Mutually Parts Ways With MSNBC

    Chris Matthews, one of the longest-tenured voices at MSNBC, announced his retirement during Monday’s night’s airing of his talk show, “Hardball.”

  • Donald Trump Nov 25, 2019

    Booker, in History-Making Testimony, Challenges Colleague Sessions

    New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, in a sharp break with tradition, testified against his colleague Sen. Jeff Sessions on Wednesday during Sessions’ confirmation hearings to be Attorney General.

  • Donald Trump Nov 14, 2019

    Tense TV: CNN's Blitzer Asks Kellyanne Conway About Husband

    Kellyanne Conway told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that he embarrassed himself following a tense exchange Thursday where he asked the White House counselor to respond to her husband’s criticism of President Donald Trump on television. Lawyer George Conway has frequently attacked his wife’s boss on social media. MSNBC brought him into the studio Wednesday to serve as an analyst during its...

  • Donald Trump Nov 8, 2019

    Anonymous Author Writes Trump's Decision-Making Is Eroding Over Time

    President Donald Trump’s behavior can be so erratic that most top administration officials have pre-written resignation letters ready to submit, an anonymous author claiming to be a senior official in the Trump administration says in a book scheduled to be published this month, NBC News reported....
    To complicate matters, the president’s decision-making abilities are getting worse with time, according to excerpts...

  • NBC Nov 2, 2019

    Gretchen Carlson Wants to Speak Freely About Fox News Tenure

    When Gretchen Carlson heard that NBC News was considering letting people out of their non-disclosure agreements involving alleged sexual misconduct at the network, she couldn’t help but think of the NDA she signed with Fox News before her departure three years ago. “It would be nice to be able to be able to tell my full story,” Carlson said. She’s...

  • NBC Oct 26, 2019

    NBCUniversal Releases Ex-Staff From Sexual Harassment Confidentiality Agreements

    Former NBC News employees who signed nondisclosure agreements with the network and believe they experienced sexual harassment are free to tell their stories, NBCUniversal said in a new statement Friday. The statement was first reported by MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow minutes before an interview with Ronan Farrow, the investigative journalist who chronicles his reporting on sexual misconduct allegations against former film...

  • NBC NEWS Oct 8, 2019

    MSNBC, Washington Post to Co-Host November Democratic Presidential Debate

    MSNBC and The Washington Post will co-host the fifth Democratic presidential primary debate in Georgia next month, MSNBC announced Tuesday. The debate will take place in prime time on Nov. 20. The specific location, venue, format and moderators will be announced at a later date. To qualify for the stage, candidates have to meet fundraising and polling criteria laid out...

  • Officer Sep 14, 2019

    'We Are Family by Every Definition': Gay Dads' Baby Denied Citizenship

    Roee and Adiel Kiviti, a same-sex couple from Maryland, are suing the State Department over its refusal to grant birthright citizenship to their infant daughter, Kessem, who was born via surrogacy in Canada, NBC News reports. The fathers say their daughter is being denied the birthright citizenship she is entitled to as the child of American parents because her parents...

  • Donald Trump Sep 5, 2019

    Called Out by Meteorologists, Trump Clings to Dorian Alabama Claim

    Under fire from prominent meteorologists for giving out incorrect information on the path of Hurricane Dorian, President Donald Trump on Thursday doubled down on his assertion that the storm was at one point headed for Alabama, NBC News reported. He tweeted that coverage of his claim — including the moment when he showed a week-old map that had been doctored...

  • Donald Trump Aug 29, 2019

    MSNBC's O'Donnell Says He Shouldn't Have Reported Unverified Claim About Trump

    MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell said Wednesday he made an “error in judgment” and should not have reported on air Tuesday information about the president’s finances from a single source and formally retracted the statement on air Wednesday night. On Tuesday, the host reported that President Donald Trump’s financial records show that some of his loans have Russian co-signers. “The Last...

  • NBC Aug 22, 2019

    Jay Inslee Set to Announce Run for 3rd Term as Washington Gov. After Ending 2020 Democratic Bid: Sources

    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who has ended his climate change-focused 2020 presidential bid, is set to announce Thursday that he’ll seek a third term as governor. Two people close to Inslee told The Associated Press that Inslee planned to make the announcement in an email to supporters. The two spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to...

  • NBC Aug 22, 2019

    Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee Ending Presidential Run

    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Wednesday night that he is ending his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination

  • PRESIDENT Jul 30, 2019

    Accused of Racism, Trump Blasts Black Congressman as Racist

    Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics Monday and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist. In the latest rhetorical shot at lawmakers of color, Trump said his weekend comments referring to Rep. Elijah Cummings’ majority-black Baltimore district as a “disgusting, rat and...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Jul 29, 2019

    Sharpton Defends Rep. Cummings After Trump's Attacks

    President Donald Trump called civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton a “con man” after the MSNBC host spoke up in defense of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., who came under Twitter attack from the president. Sharpton later said that Trump “has a particular venom for blacks and people of color.”

  • Governor Jul 16, 2019

    Con Edison Blames Massive NYC Blackout on Backup System Failure

    The reason why a large portion of midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side suddenly went dark — and stayed that way for hours — is due to backup systems failing, according to Con Edison

  • Donald Trump Jun 29, 2019

    Round 2 of Democratic Debate Is Party's Most-Watched Ever

    NBC says round two of the Democratic presidential debate was the party’s most-watched ever. Based on Nielsen figures out Friday, the event including early front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders averaged 18.1 million viewers across NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo. That topped the previous Democratic debate audience high of 15.5 million for an October 2015 event, which included eventual nominee Hillary Clinton.

  • NBC Jun 11, 2019

    How to Submit a Question for the 1st 2020 Presidential Debate

    Have a burning question you’d like to ask of the Democratic presidential candidates at their first debate this month? This is your chance to get it to them. NBC News is collecting questions for the first 2020 primary debate, being held June 26 and 27 in Miami. Submit your question below and one of the five debate moderators may ask...

  • Donald Trump May 29, 2019

    Charge a President? It's Up to Congress, Mueller Indicates

    Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday morning that in any testimony before Congress he would not provide information beyond what is already public about Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election or accusations of obstruction into his investigation by President Donald Trump. But in what could be a roadmap forward, he noted that there is another procedure for charging a...

  • Donald Trump May 23, 2019

    Insults Flying, Pelosi Hits Trump's Fitness, He Fires Back

    She’s calling for an “intervention” to save the nation from him. He says she’s “crazy.” The enmity between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi deteriorated Thursday into rude-and-then-some questioning of his fitness for office and her sanity, with personal attacks flowing from both the nation’s top elected officials after a dramatic blow-up at the White...

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