Rachel Maddow - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Rachel Maddow Death of Ailes reveals Fox News at a crossroads NEW YORK (AP) — On the surface, the Fox News Channel Roger Ailes left behind would seem to be thriving. Profits are strong, and it has spent much of 2017 as the most-watched network in all of cable television, not just cable news. Instead, Fox feels at a crossroads. Ongoing lawsuits related to the conduct of Ailes and others leaves a cloud over current ma... Fri, 19 May 2017 04:06:00 GMT 2017-05-19T04:06:00Z Creeping closer: MSNBC has good week competing with Fox NEW YORK (AP) — With President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey the week's big story, MSNBC had one of its best ratings weeks in memory — perhaps an ominous sign for troubled Fox News Channel. MSNBC topped Fox among the 25-to-54-year-old age demographic for the first time since the week of Dec. 29, 2008, just after Barack Obama's first el... Tue, 16 May 2017 21:42:00 GMT 2017-05-16T21:42:00Z Trump Jr. urges support for Republican in US House race EAST HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, said political forces — even within the GOP — were working to undermine his father's administration, and he urged voters in Montana to send more Republicans to Washington who can help advance the Trump White House's agenda. "We need more people in D.C. to help my father," he said during a ra... Thu, 11 May 2017 23:30:00 GMT 2017-05-11T23:30:00Z Study finds Democrats far more interested in watchdog media NEW YORK (AP) — In the opening days of the Trump administration, Democrats are far more interested than Republicans in seeing the news media assume the traditional role of watchdogs to people in power, a survey released on Wednesday found. The Pew Research Center poll found that 89 percent of Democrats judged media criticism worth it because it keeps poli... Wed, 10 May 2017 14:55:00 GMT 2017-05-10T14:55:00Z CBS, NBC also refuse to air Trump advertisement NEW YORK (AP) — ABC, CBS and NBC have joined CNN in refusing to air an advertisement that lists President Donald Trump's accomplishments during his administration's first 100 days while blaming the "fake news" media for not reporting on them. A "fake news" graphic superimposed over the faces of news anchors was cited by CNN, ABC and NBC for not airing the... Fri, 05 May 2017 22:28:00 GMT 2017-05-05T22:28:00Z CNN won't run Trump campaign ad referring to 'fake news' NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's supporters are accusing CNN of censorship for not airing an advertisement touting the president's accomplishments, which the network said Tuesday it rejected because it was its own form of fake news. The ad from Trump's campaign — he became a declared candidate for reelection in 2020 on Jan. 19 — says that "America... Tue, 02 May 2017 18:31:00 GMT 2017-05-02T18:31:00Z Without O'Reilly, Fox News faces its toughest test NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has thrived despite losing founding leader Roger Ailes and next generation star Megyn Kelly within the past nine months. Wednesday's firing of defining personality Bill O'Reilly will be its toughest test yet. Fox moved quickly to install a new lineup after announcing O'Reilly's exit due to several harassment allegations by... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:01:00 GMT 2017-04-20T21:01:00Z Hannity angry at treatment by CBS in interview NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity is calling on CBS News to release the full tape of his interview with Ted Koppel for "Sunday Morning," in which the veteran "Nightline" anchor answered "yes" when Hannity asked if Koppel thought he was bad for America. The exchange between two different generations of television news personalities continued ... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:22:00 GMT 2017-03-27T19:22:00Z Chaffetz' iPhone gaffe lands him well-funded Utah challenger SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rep. Jason Chaffetz has strolled to four easy re-election wins in his Republican-friendly Utah congressional district, but now he's facing a surprising challenge from a Democratic political newcomer who raised nearly a half million dollars — by tapping into anger over Chaffetz' recent comment suggesting people should spend their money on health insuranc... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 18:16:00 GMT 2017-03-17T18:16:00Z Despite criticism, Maddow gets biggest audience NEW YORK (AP) — Despite some criticism of how the show played out, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow scored her biggest audience ever on Tuesday after tweeting that she had gotten her hands on some of President Donald Trump's tax records for 2005. Her show reached 4.13 million people, the Nielsen company said. It was second only to a "Countdown" episode with Keith Ol... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:31:00 GMT 2017-03-17T11:31:00Z The Latest: Trump touts GOP health care plan at Tenn. rally WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 8:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is touting the embattled House Republican health care plan, telling his supporters that "the House legislation does so much for you." But he's making clear that he's open to debate and negotiation. Trump tells supp... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:49:00 GMT 2017-03-16T00:49:00Z Maddow: People disappointed by Trump story expected too much NEW YORK (AP) — Rachel Maddow says that if people felt let down by her story about President Donald Trump's 2005 tax document it's more because of the weight of expectation than anything she did. The MSNBC host found herself in the odd position Wednesday of defending herself from criticism following one of the biggest-ever scoops for her show. Maddow's show revealed, through... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:12:00 GMT 2017-03-16T00:12:00Z Trump blasts release of 2005 tax form, reporter's account WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump earned $153 million and paid $36.5 million in income taxes in 2005, paying a roughly 25 percent effective tax rate thanks to a tax he has since sought to eliminate, according to newly disclosed tax documents. The pages from Trump's federal tax return show the real estate mogul also reported a business loss of $103 ... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:06:00 GMT 2017-03-15T18:06:00Z Trump earned $153m and paid $36.5m in taxes in 2005 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump earned $153 million and paid $36.5 million in income taxes in 2005, paying a roughly 25 percent effective tax rate thanks to a tax he has since sought to eliminate, according to highly sought-after tax documents disclosed Tuesday night. The pages from Trump's federal tax return show the then-real estate mogul also ... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 04:38:00 GMT 2017-03-15T04:38:00Z Tax story puts spotlight on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow NEW YORK (AP) — For a brief, breathless moment Tuesday night, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow was at the center of the political media universe. With a single tweet, she set in motion a social media storm, compelled the White House to undercut her by releasing some of President Donald Trump's tax return information, was accused of breaking the law, was attacked by Fox News Channel and... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 03:49:00 GMT 2017-03-15T03:49:00Z At a Glance: The legal dispute over release of Trump's taxes NEW YORK (AP) — The release of two pages of President Donald Trump's 2005 tax returns has sparked a legal dispute, with the White House and a major television network squaring off over whether a law was broken. The White House said MSNBC's publication of the pages Tuesday night violated a federal law that prohibits the unauthorized release of tax returns.... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 03:12:00 GMT 2017-03-15T03:12:00Z 10 Things to Know for Wednesday Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. WHITE HOUSE RELEASES TRUMP 2005 TAX INFORMATION The White House says President Donald Trump made more than $150 million in income in 2005 and paid $38 million in income taxes that year, releasing the information as MSNBC host R... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 01:28:00 GMT 2017-03-15T01:28:00Z The Latest: Trump releases tax info ahead of TV report WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 8:35 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump made more than $150 million in income in 2005 and paid $38 million in income taxes that year. The acknowledgement comes as MSNBC host Rachel Maddow says she has obtained part of Trump's 2005 ta... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:55:00 GMT 2017-03-15T00:55:00Z Fueled by Trump opponents, Maddow's popularity rises NEW YORK (AP) — Rachel Maddow can trace the mood of her audience by looking at the ratings. Her MSNBC show's viewership sank like a stone in the weeks following Donald Trump's election, as depressed liberals avoided politics, and bottomed out over the holidays. Slowly, they re-emerged, becoming active and interested again. Maddow's audience has grown to the point where Febru... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 14:24:00 GMT 2017-03-13T14:24:00Z 10 Things to Know for Today Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. UNDER SCRUTINY: TRUMP'S 'INSURANCE FOR EVERYBODY' PLEDGE Republicans pushing a plan to dismantle Obama's health care law brace for a Congressional Budget Office analysis widely expected to conclude that fewer Americans will have he... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:12:00 GMT 2017-03-13T10:12:00Z Media the enemy? Trump sure is an insatiable consumer NEW YORK (AP) — Before most people are out of bed, Donald Trump is watching cable news. With Twitter app at the ready, the man who condemns the media as "the enemy of the people" may be the most voracious consumer of news in modern presidential history. Trump usually rises before 6 a.m. and first watches TV in the residence before later... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:53:00 GMT 2017-03-10T08:53:00Z How to watch inauguration events, with or without TV NEW YORK (AP) — The lack of a TV set shouldn't prevent you from following Friday's presidential inauguration ceremony, the pomp and circumstance surrounding it, and the many protests and marches planned around the country. Television channels carrying the inauguration live include ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, PBS, C-SPAN and Fox News, as well as Telemundo in Spani... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 05:19:00 GMT 2017-01-20T05:19:00Z The Latest: Democrats tag 'most troublesome' Trump picks WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress (all times EST): 5:30 p.m. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says Democrats have identified eight of President-elect Donald Trump's "most troublesome" Cabinet picks and are hoping for fair hearings on those nominees. Those potential nominees are Rex Tillerson for secretary o... Wed, 04 Jan 2017 22:56:00 GMT 2017-01-04T22:56:00Z Top Senate Dem warns Trump on Supreme Court pick WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat in the Senate is warning President-elect Donald Trump about his eventual Supreme Court choice: Name a "mainstream" nominee or Democrats will oppose the individual "with everything we have." "My worry is, with the hard right running the show, that the likelihood of the nominee being mainstream is decreasing every day," Se... Wed, 04 Jan 2017 22:13:00 GMT 2017-01-04T22:13:00Z