Sanders Would Ask President Obama to Withdraw his Supreme Court Nominee

In an interview with Rachel Maddow on Thursday, Bernie Sanders acknowledged that although President Obama's Supreme Court nominee is passable, he would ask the president to withdraw judge Merrick Garland as the next Supreme Court nominee because there are a lot more progressive judges capable of filling the ninth seat on the court. Maddow asked, "If you get the democratic nomination and you were elected president in November, would you ask president Obama to withdraw that nomination in a lame...

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Republicans Getting Hammered for Dumb “Open Letter” to Iran – Video

As if they didn't know this was a bad idea. Well, we are talking about Republicans here - a group that has been on the wrong side of all popular issues since Obama took office - so maybe they absolutely thought this was the right thing to do. In any case, and rightly so, the rest of the nation is coming down on these 47 Senate Republicans who signed this letter and thus, decided that they should have more say in international policies than the President. Rachel Maddow highlighted some of the national...

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Rachel Maddow Accepts The Ice Bucket Challenge – Video

An interesting concept. If you accept the challenge, you get $50 donated to a charity in your name. You then get to challenge someone else! Rachel Maddow was challenge by Shep Smith of Fox News right before he got a bucket of ice water dumped on his head. The Fox host called out Maddow and she, being the trooper that she is, accepted! Video.

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Rachel Maddow is Shocked By The Kathleen Sebelius Resignation

"Well that was a surprise!" That was how Rachel maddow started her segment about the resignation of HHS Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius. Maddow went on saying that the administration finally got some good news about Obamacare since the website debacle back in October, and she found it strange that they decided to accept Sebelius' resignation now. Accepting the resignation Maddow said, turned the story of the successful Obamacare enrollment figures into “a story instead about firing people.” “Kathleen...

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Hypocritical Republicans Blame Obama for Putin’s Invasion, But Praised Bush for Putin’s Invasion

It's amazing how quickly Republicans pranced on President Obama to cast blame on him for Putin's decision to invade Ukraine. From Lindsey Graham, to John McCain to Rudolph Guiliana, they are all having a field day, criticizing Mr. Obama as a weak, spineless, Muslim infidel who is the reason why the world is apparently walking all over this nation. But Rachel Maddow asked a question on her show last night. Where were all these Republicans when Putin did his last invasion? Bush was in power, remember? In...

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Christie Wants Maddow to Stop Asking Questions – Maddow Responds with More Questions

Chris Christie and his administration is surrounded by scandals,  and Christie's administration would love nothing better than having everyone just leave them alone. The good "news" folks at Fox has basically granted them that wish, but MSNBC has not yet read the memo. Take Rachel Maddow for example.  Before Bridge-Gate became a household name,  Maddow was one of the few reporters trying to get to the bottom of why lanes on the busiest bridge in the world suddenly closed in early September...

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Ratings: Rachel Maddow Beating Fox Like They Stole Something

Fox News is hemorrhaging young viewers, but last week, things hit a new low for Fox. Rachel Maddow beat Fox News for the entire week with viewers age 25-54. According to TVNewser, “The Rachel Maddow Show” averaged 325,000 A25-54 viewers for the week, topping Fox News’ “The Kelly File,” which drew 305,000, and “Piers Morgan Tonight,” which had 159,000. It was MSNBC’s best 9pmET performance since the week of the Boston Marathon bombing (4/15/13). MSNBC’s coverage of the Chris...

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