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Michael Isikoff

Scott Walker and the GOP Turning First Amendment Rights Upside Down

Sue Wilson | Posted 05.22.2016 | Media
Sue Wilson

It's been a year since the First Amendment suffered a gigantic blow as a result of the 2012 Scott Walker recall campaign. Now, there is another threat to free speech, stemming from that same recall of GOP presidential hopeful Walker looming at the Wisconsin State Supreme Court.

Michael Calderone

Whistleblower Prosecutions Lead To Chilling Effect On Press | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.16.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -– On April 9, McClatchy’s Jonathan Landay reported that the Obama administration has “targeted and killed hundreds of suspected lower-...

Jason Linkins

How We Learn To Stop Worrying And Love Aerial Drones That Carry Out Extra-Judicial Killings | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama wants his deputy national security advisor for homeland security and counterterrorism, John Brennan, to serve as the next direc...

WATCH: Maddow Talks To Reporter About Explosive Scoop

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.07.2013 | Media

Rachel Maddow spoke to NBC News' Michael Isikoff Monday night about his acquisition of a Justice Department white paper that lays out some of the Oba...

Ryan J. Reilly

Drone-Kill Memo Puts Heat On Obama's Second-Term Agenda | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A report Monday night on the nature of the administration's drone program has the potential to dramatically revamp the debate over Presi...

Michael Isikoff Joining NBC News From Newsweek

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Newsweek may or may not find a buyer, but one of its star writers is jumping ship. Michael Isikoff will join NBC News as National Investigative Corre...

Jason Linkins

Justice OPR Report Damages Cheney's Claims On Torture, Reports Newsweek's Isikoff | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For some time, former Vice President Dick Cheney has insisted that the declassification of various CIA memos will prove once and for all that the Bush...

The Hate That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.

When I and others suggested that the Birthers, the Tea Baggers, the Limbaughs and Becks of the world were motivated at least in part by racism, the President himself said he did not believe that to be the case.

Cheney's "Privileged" Interview Already Leaked By Personal Lawyer

Emptywheel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You know how Obama's DOJ claims that we can't see Cheney's interview with Patrick Fitzgerald because it's privileged? Well, Dick Cheney's lawyer alrea...

Jason Linkins

Maddow: Torture Memo Authors Should Go To Jail (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Media Monitor Brian C. directs attention to a segment from last night's edition of the Rachel Maddow Show, in which the host responded to the recent n...

Presidents Kill People, Especially Bush

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

One out of ten times, someone is going to walk into the Oval Office and say, "I'm sorry Mr. President, our intelligence didn't pan out -- we accidentally hit a wedding. Ten civilians killed."