Podcast

The Rachel Maddow Show

Rachel Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that's illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Join her every weeknight as she provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders.

Episodes

  • Criminal case overlaps uncomfortably with Trump impeachment probe

    Oct 19 2019

    9:00 Criminal case overlaps uncomfortably with Trump impeachment probe9:12 Oligarch used Giuliani as means to gain Trump's favor: reports9:28 Watchdog caught contractor donating to Trump SuperPAC: ProPublica9:37 Trump self-dealing on G7 summit would boost failing Doral resort9:47 Trump's G7 self-dealing ploy could become article of impeachment9:56 Giuliani lobbying Trump admin on behalf of foreign cliet: NYT Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Podcast sneak peek: Steve Kornacki's Article II

    Oct 18 2019

    Introducing Article II: Inside Impeachment, a new podcast from NBC News. Seven witnesses have now appeared before Congressional committees to share what they know about the Trump administration’s dealings with Ukraine. But why is so much of this process behind closed doors? Will the public ever learn what was said? Julia Ainsley, NBC News Correspondent covering the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security, explains the political calculation behind the Democrats’ decision to ...more

  • Trump helps Putin tick through Russia's world affairs wish list

    Oct 18 2019

    9:00 Maddow: Elijah Cummings 'genuinely, humblingly inspiring'9:05 Trump helps Putin tick through Russia's world affairs wish list9:33 Yang: No easy answer to fixing Trump's disaster in Syria9:45 Yang: Universal basic income should be in Democratic politics9:53 Perry, in Trump Ukraine scandal spotlight, resigns in video Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Onus of investigation on Congress, SDNY as Barr defers to Trump

    Oct 17 2019

    9:00 Onus of investigation on Congress, SDNY as Barr defers to Trump9:08 Trump Ukraine scandal spawns counterintelligence investigation9:30 Investigators' questions show counterintel interest in Giuliani9:41 Reports suggest greater reach by Turkey into Trump administration9:46 Trump 'doesn't know what he's doing or talking about': McGurk9:54 Trump wings Syria policy heedless of US personnel in harm's way9:59 McConnell signals fast pace for Trump impeachment trial in Senate Learn more about your ...more

  • Trump impeachment inquiry banks evidence as witnesses testify

    Oct 16 2019

    9:00 Trump impeachment inquiry banks evidence as witnesses testify9:20 Congress prioritizes protecting Trump impeachment witnesses9:34 Giuliani pressed Trump to eject cleric sought by Turkey: WaPo9:39 Federal investigators following Rudy Giuliani's money9:49 Trump capitulation on Syria shatters US credibility on alliances9:57 Coppola holds people who emulate 'The Godfather' in low regard Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Trump impeachment advances as US policy collapses into catastrophe

    Oct 15 2019

    9:00 Giuliani role in Trump Ukraine scheme develops new twists 9:13 US policy collapses into catastrophe following Trump's whims 9:28 Rivals tempted to test US compromised by Trump: fmr ambassador 9:38 Absent US, Kurds panicked by Arab 'shock troops' turn to Syria 9:47 Trump Ukraine scheme laid bare in impeachment inquiry testimony 9:54 Trump quick to seize upon Facebook's openness to lying in ads Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Former ambassador excoriates corruption of Trump acolytes

    Oct 12 2019

    9:00 Former ambassador excoriates corruption of Trump acolytes 9:20 As Trump installs enablers, he leaves behind witnesses 9:40 US diplomats 'frozen under the tweet of Damocles': Malinowski 9:48 Trump suffers legal 'body blow' among collection of court losses 9:59 Giuliani under investigation for breaking lobbying laws: NYT Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Criminality taints Giuliani role in Trump Ukraine scheme

    Oct 11 2019

    9:00 Criminality taints Giuliani role in Trump Ukraine scheme 9:22 Facilitators looked past legal concerns in Trump Ukraine scheme 9:40 Senior Pompeo adviser resigns from State Department: WaPo 9:51 Campaign finance reporting runs into Trump impeachment inquiry Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Trump asked Tillerson to help Giuliani client with DOJ: Bloomberg

    Oct 10 2019

    9:00 Trump asked Tillerson to help Giuliani client with DOJ: Bloomberg 9:30 Trump abandons U.S. counterterror partners to Turkish aggression 9:40 Trump Syria flip greenlights Turkey, Russia on Kurdish slaughter 9:48 Ill immigrant kids still in limbo despite Trump admin promises 9:55 Fire concerns darken California with preemptive power shutoff 9:59 House wants to hear from Trump's former Russia advisor Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Trump showing desperation in defying impeachment inquiry

    Oct 09 2019

    9:00 Ed Meese an unlikely recipient of honor ...except by Trump 9:18 Trump showing desperation in defying impeachment inquiry 9:33 Russia's role in 2016 attack made explict in new Senate report 9:45 Trump appears to throw Pence under the bus in legal filing 9:56 MSNBC, Washington Post to host November Democratic 2020 debate 9:59 Tense waiting as Turkey set to attack where Trump abandoned Kurds Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Acting-DNI Joseph Maguire testifies before the House Intel Committee

    Sep 26 2019

    Joseph Maguire, the acting U.S. Intelligence Director, testified before the House Intelligence Committee about a whistle-blower complaint about President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. He defended the whistle-blowers actions as well as his own handling of the case. Maguire was questioned by committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-California), Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-California), Rep. Jim Himes (D-Connecticut), Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas), Rep.. Terri Sewell (D-Alabama), Rep. Michael Turner (R-Ohio)...more

  • Mueller Testifies: Part 4

    Jul 24 2019

    Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees about his 448-page report and what his investigators did —  and did not — find. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Mueller Testifies: Part 3

    Jul 24 2019

    Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees about his 448-page report and what his investigators did —  and did not — find. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Mueller Testifies: Part 2

    Jul 24 2019

    Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees about his 448-page report and what his investigators did —  and did not — find. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Mueller Testifies: Part 1

    Jul 24 2019

    Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees about his 448-page report and what his investigators did —  and did not — find. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Bonus Bag Man, Episode 1: An Unsettling Secret

    Mar 09 2019

    He was brash. Politically incorrect. An “outsider” political candidate who rose to the White House, out of nowhere, with a reputation as a “counter-puncher.” But Vice President Spiro Agnew was also something else… an active criminal whose secrets were about to be exposed. What happens when a “counter-puncher” in the White House suddenly sees his political future directly threatened by investigators inside his own Justice Department? Reference links, transcripts and more at MSNBC.com/BagMan. Cont...more