Episodes
Guests: Elana Schor, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Scott MacFarlane, Elizabeth Dwoskin, David Dayen Tonight: A congressman goes from battling the mob to apologizing for it with a new defense of Ashli Babbitt. Then, more fallout from the Facebook papers: Why Mark Zuckerberg killed Spanish-language voter resource tools on WhatsApp. And as the Build Back Better negotiations reach end stages, why paid parental leave is no-brainer that even Joe Manchin can get behind.
Published 10/27/21
Guests: Robert Costa, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Rep. Mondaire Jones, Brandy Zadrozny, Ava DuVernay Tonight: New details on what was happening inside the Trump War Room during the insurrection—and why new reporting on Republican lawmakers has AOC and others calling for expulsion. Then, “Carol’s Journey to QAnon”: explosive new reporting on what Facebook knew about how it radicalized users. And writer, producer and director Ava DuVernay on her new Netflix collaboration with Colin Kaepernick and...
Published 10/26/21
Guests: Michael Schmidt, Rep. Elaine Luria, Timothy O'Brien, Robert Reich, Betsey Stevenson From cursing the president on the House floor, to scoring political points after a tragic death on a movie set, how the shock-jock caucus has taken over the Republican Party. Then, one day after the contempt vote for Bannon, a key actor in the DOJ coup comes forward. Plus, why critics are saying Trump's social media platform could be his biggest scam yet. And a demonstration in how not to explain the...
Published 10/23/21
Guests: Rep. Jamie Raskin, Officer Michael Fanone, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, Michael Daly Tonight: Congressman Jamie Raskin on the House vote to hold Bannon in contempt—and the high-stakes decision for the Justice Department. Then, beaten by the Trump mob on January 6th, police officer Michael Fanone joins Chris Hayes with reaction to today's big vote. And the lieutenant governor of Texas offered a big reward to find voter fraud, and the lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania is here to talk...
Published 10/22/21
Guests: Sherrilyn Ifill, Rep. Pete Aguilar, Dr. Vivek Murthy, Sen. Sherrod Brown Tonight: The expansion of federal voting rights are blocked in the Senate as Trump's henchmen menace the select committee. Plus, what we're beginning to learn from the select committee about pre-insurrection planning meetings. Then, Senator Sherrod Brown on what might survive in the Build Back Better bill. And, should leaders who knowingly let Covid rip through their country, killing hundreds of thousands be...
Published 10/21/21
Guests: Rep. Adam Schiff, Ian Bassin, Anna Merlan, Nina Perales, John Podesta Tonight: The January 6th Committee votes to hold Steve Bannon accountable. So what now? Congressman Adam Schiff is here to tell us. Then, the pro-Covid right continues courting infection over vaccines. Plus, the first lawsuit in Texas over intentionally discriminatory political maps. And guess which Congressman packed his family into a pickup truck to announce his own indictment.
Published 10/20/21
Guests: Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Katie Benner, Harry Litman, Mehdi Hasan, Michelle Goldberg, Judd Legum, Dr. Syra Madad The disgraced ex-President makes his move to stop the January 6th committee: what we know about Donald Trump's last ditch appeal to the Supreme Court. Then, Colin Powell succumbs to coronavirus complications at age 84, and the vaccine misinformation machine kicks into gear. Plus, how dark money groups that catalyzed Obama-era tea party protests are doing the same with school board...
Published 10/19/21
Guests: Jelani Cobb, David Becker, Ryan Reilly, Maria Hadden, Antonia Hylton Tonight: The hollowing out of America democracy continues as qualified, non-partisan election officials keep getting purged for MAGA replacements. Then, what we know about the Capitol Police officer charged with helping a January 6th rioter attempt to obstruct justice. Plus, the showdown in Chicago and across the country as police unions refuse public health orders on vaccines. And how one reckless law in Texas is...
Published 10/16/21
Guests: Rep. Adam Schiff, Sen. Tim Kaine, Ryan Grim, Josh Eidelson, Jane McAlevey Tonight: Steve Bannon will face the full force of the law from the January 6th committee. Plus, Donald Trump raises the stakes in Virginia, and Republicans connect the insurrection to the next election. Plus, why Sen. Sinema is jetting off on a European fundraising vacation. And as workers go out on strike across the U.S., a look at what's fueling this historic moment for workers rights.
Published 10/15/21
Big news from the January 6th committee on the man at the heart of Donald Trump's coup attempt in the Justice Department. Plus, how federal judges are stepping up and leading the way on the prosecution of January 6th investigation. Then, the White House addresses the shortage of everything. And the Washington Football Team cheerleaders still seeking justice in the wake of Jon Gruden's firing. Guests: Barbara McQuade, Harry Litman, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Zoe Tillman, Nancy Gertner, Derek...
Published 10/14/21
Guests: Adam Serwer, Judge Lina Hidalgo, Rebecca Roiphe, David Roberts, Andy Slavitt Tonight: The latest public health stunt from a Republican governor—and the pressure for other states to follow. Plus, the right wing effort to whitewash John Eastman's coup memo. Then, parents now suing schools that refuse to enforce mask mandates for students. And an explosive end of an era for the fossil fuel boondoggle that was "clean coal."
Published 10/13/21
Guests: Miles Taylor,Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Fernand Amandi, Frank Figliuzzi, Dr. Francis Collins Tonight: The leader of Republican Party aligns with insurrection like never before—and his followers line up for more. Then, why a candidate for governor in Texas, suffering from Covid, is still tweeting anti-vaxx messages from the hospital. Plus, what new polling could say about how the midterms will be won. And the remarkable story of an engineer in the U.S. Navy caught trying to pass secrets about...
Published 10/12/21
Guests: Eric Boehlert, Joan Walsh, Rep. Joe Neguse, Jared Bernstein, Diana Olick Tonight: The undeniable evidence that the Fox News channel is the real source of America's rising rage. Then, as the White House denies Donald Trump's request to keep his records secret, the January 6th Committee promises action to compel people to talk. And why on earth is the rental market getting out of control?
Published 10/09/21
Guests: Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Jennifer Rubin, Cynthia Miller-Idriss, Nancy Northup, Dr. Richard Besser Tonight: the damning new report on Trump's push to subvert democracy—and the Republican members of Congress who were aiding and abetting. Then, the fallout in Texas where abortion seekers full constitutional rights have been restored—but for how long? Plus, potentially game changing news on vaccines for kids.
Published 10/08/21
Guests: Stacey Abrams, Laurence Tribe, Betsy Woodruff Swan, James Dawson, Tom Perriello Tonight: Nine months after Donald Trump's attempt to overthrow a Democracy, the slow motion insurrection continues. Then, new progress from the select committee as Trump aides defy subpoenas. Plus, the unbelievable story of a Lieutenant Governor undoing public health measures while her governor was out of state for a stunt visit to the border.
Published 10/07/21
Guests: Michael Steele, Angelo Carusone, Tristan Harris, Torie Gibson, Rep. Ritchie Torres Tonight: The anti-vaxx crowd roars in South Carolina as the destructive, deadly disinformation campaign continues. Then, the Facebook whistleblower faces Congress. Plus, what we know about why the FBI raided the offices of a New York City Police union—and the home of that union's president. And as the Department of Justice steps in, how one Republican Senator is pretending school board harassment and...
Published 10/06/21
Guests: Rep. Jamie Raskin, Rep. Jim Clyburn, Carole Cadwalladr, Katie Harbath, Governor Ned Lamont Tonight: A judge throws the book at a Trump rioter as enablers escape consequence. Then, specific, damning allegations from a Facebook whistleblower who says the company is ripping America apart—and they can't stop themselves. And the absolute insanity of ongoing Covid deaths around the country as health care workers face violent threats for trying to save lives.
Published 10/05/21
Guests: Sen. Chris Murphy, Rep. Ilhan Omar, Adam Jentleson, Jim Manley, Chip Slaven, Tom Kludt Tonight: High drama in the halls of Congress—Are there new signs of life for the Biden agenda? Then, why the National School Boards Association is asking the White House and the FBI to protect members facing threats over public health. Plus, take a step inside the messy world of South Dakota politics.
Published 10/01/21
Tonight: The high stakes battle over the Biden agenda—the state of negotiations in the House with Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal—and in the Senate with Elizabeth Warren. Plus, new proof that the Biden vaccine mandate is working as the pro-Covid right finds a new villain down under. Then, the second round of subpoenas drop on a whole bunch of January 6 organizers. Guests: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Kathleen Sebelius
Published 09/30/21
Guests: Asawin Suebsaeng, Dr. Vivek Murthy, Rep. Katie Porter, Dave Wasserman Tonight: Blockbuster new reporting from the Daily Beast on who is getting rich from sewing vaccine fears. Then, Congresswoman Katie Porter on the state of the infrastructure negotiations in congress. Plus, called to the White House twice, on the same day she's fundraising from lobbyists opposed to the Biden budget: What exactly is Senator Kyrsten Sinema up to? And how could Senator Ted Cruz embarrass himself at a...
Published 09/29/21
Guests: Enes Kanter, Andy Slavitt, Rick Hasen, Rep. John Yarmuth, Linda Chavez, Michelle Goldberg Tonight: The NBA faces the same problem as the Biden administration, struggling to get 100% of people vaccinated. Then, election law expert Rick Hasen on why he is ringing a new alarm over the future of democracy. Plus, what we know about the fate of the Biden agenda in Congress on what could be a fateful week. And from the racist venom of Charlottesville to primetime talking points, how the...
Published 09/28/21
Tonight: The escalating effort to undermine the very foundation of American democracy. Then: the White House blocks Trump's attempt to evade the January 6th investigation as the first subpoenas roll out. Plus, and exclusive interview with CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky on her ruling on Covid booster shots. Guests: Bart Gellman, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Rep. Jamie Raskin, Julián Castro
Published 09/25/21
Guests: Adam Serwer, Abby Livingston, Dan Goldman, Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Ian Silverii, Sen. Jon Tester, Faiz Shakir, Max Rose Tonight: The big lie spreading to states Trump won—and why Greg Abbott of all people suddenly isn't MAGA enough. Then, the populist Congresswoman accused of using campaign funds to pay her rent. Plus, breaking news on the first subpoenas dropped by the Jan. 6 committee.
Published 09/24/21
Guests: Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Sahil Kapur, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Barbara McQuade, Dr. Scott Gottlieb Tonight: The all-out battle for the Biden agenda, the Republicans trying to kill the whole thing, and the Democrats holding one of the most popular parts hostage. Then, Trump's first FDA commissioner on what went so wrong on the Covid response—and how to get it right the next time. Plus, a new memo shows the Trump campaign knew the big lie was a lie.
Published 09/23/21
Guests: Brad Raffensperger, Rep. Adam Schiff, Gina McCarthy, Nancy Northrup Tonight: With Donald Trump still trying to overturn the election in Georgia, Meet the Republican still holding the line: Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. Then: how the Texas abortion law just got the plaintiff it deserves. And as Biden pushes his big clean energy plan, why is Joe Manchin crafting the climate bill?
Published 09/22/21