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Olbermann: 'Worst Persons' Segment RETURNING Tonight

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann announced Wednesday that the "Worst Person In The World" segment will be returning to "Countdown" after he suspended it from the progr...

WATCH: Howard Fineman On The Debt Commission Proposals

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost editor Howard Fineman appeared on MSNBC's "Countdown" Wednesday night to discuss the fallout from the Obama deficit commission's proposals re...

Michael Moore: I'll Give NBC 'Fahrenheit 9/11' For FREE As Balance To Bush Interviews

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Michael Moore appeared on Keith Olbermann's first post-suspension episode of "Countdown" on Tuesday and, after discussing the economy, turned to the s...

Olbermann Apologizes To Viewers, Strikes Back At MSNBC

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) -- Keith Olbermann is apologizing to his fans -- but not NBC News -- for the "unnecessary drama" surrounding his two-day suspension for ...

SHORTEST SUSPENSION IN THE WORLD

The Huffington Post | Adam J. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann will return to the air on Tuesday after being suspended without pay for two shows (this past Friday and the upcoming episode on Monday...

WATCH: Ryan Grim On The Tension Between Boehner And McConnell

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Ryan Grim, HuffPost's senior congressional correspondent, appeared on MSNBC's "Countdown" Friday night -- with the show engulfed in some controversy -...

'Countdown' Guest Host Discusses Olbermann Suspension

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The guest-host on MSNBC's "Countdown" discussed Keith Olbermann's suspension from the network at the end of the show. Thomas Roberts, who filled in...

Howard Fineman: Republicans Aren't Going To Change For Obama

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost Senior Politics Editor Howard Fineman appeared on MSNBC's "Countdown" Thursday night to discuss Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's open...

Olbermann Debuts New 'Countdown' Closing Line

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For years, Keith Olbermann ended his "Countdown" broadcasts by announcing the date and stating how many days it had been since President George W. Bus...

Howard Fineman On Possible Election Results (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost Senior Politics Editor Howard Fineman appeared on MSNBC's "Countdown" Monday night to discuss the pending midterm elections and the possibili...

WATCH Arianna: Obama Doesn't Seem To Be Learning From His Mistakes

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on MSNBC's "Countdown" Friday night to discuss the disconnect between the Obama administration's record, its perception of that recor...

Olbermann Slams Kilmeade: 'Unamerican Bastard'

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann slammed Fox News anchor Brian Kilmeade Friday night, calling the "Fox & Friends" co-host an "unamerican bastard" over his comments abo...

Springerized America: How Reality & Tabloid TV Corrupts Our Politics & Media

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Ross

Reality and tabloid television are a social virus that has infected the American body politic. In the 1980s, "I'm with Stupid" was a put-down. In 20...

Obion County Fire Tragedy Symbolizes Tea-Party-Republican Vision of Government

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

We cannot be cowed by the anti-government propaganda spewing forth from a few wealthy interests even when it's dressed up in the clothing of the small number of ordinary Americans who have become Tea Party activists.

STRANGE BUT TRUE: Olbermann Interviews A 'Clown' And A 'Witch' About O'Donnell

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In one of the stranger takes on the continuing saga of Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell, Keith Olbermann invited a "clown" and a "witch" on Tuesda...

RICK VS. KEITH: Sanchez, Olbermann Go After Each Other

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: Keith Olbermann tweeted about Rick Sanchez again on Friday—though this time, he was referring to Sanchez's controversial comments about Jon ...

Dumping the Tea Party in the Harbor Requires A Boycott and Real Campaign Finance Reform

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

It is time to tell the Tea Party that the party's over. Yeah, everyone in Washington sucks. They're all on the take to special interests. Bringing us ...

Keith Olbermann's Prop 8 Special Comment: It's "About The Human Heart" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann delivered a rousing, emotional, 6-minute special comment on Prop 8 Monday night. Olbermann, who has never married, vehemently disagree...

WATCH Olbermann: GOP Tax Logic Labels HUGE Companies As 'Small Businesses'

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The "small" businesses that Republican lawmakers say will suffer if the Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy expire are not so small after all, MSNBC's "...

WATCH: Olbermann: Fox News 'The Fundraising Arm Of The GOP'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann blasted Fox News on Wednesday's "Countdown" after it was revealed that Republican candidates view the network as a prime source of fun...

Howard Fineman: Tax Cut Vote 'A Profile In Painful Caution' For Democrats

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Howard Fineman, HuffPost's new senior political editor, appeared on MSNBC's "Countdown" Tuesday night to discuss the Democratic legislative strategy o...

Lead By Example: Amid Quran Controversy, Church Partners With Islamic Center

Huffington Post | Adam J. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

As a controversial pastor prepares to burn copies of the Quran in Florida, he might be able to use some advice from the people of Tennessee. They know...

WATCH Arianna: Obama's Ohio Speech The Best Since His Inauguration, But 'One Speech Does Not Change The Narrative'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on MSNBC's "Countdown" Wednesday night to discuss President Obama's Ohio speech from earlier Wednesday, in which Obama refused to con...

Amanda Terkel On Olbermann: Tea Party Extremism May Work Against GOP

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost reporter Amanda Terkel joined Keith Olbermann on MSNBC's "Countdown" Tuesday night to discuss the possibility that tea party extremism may hu...

Roy Sekoff On Olbermann: 2012 GOP Hopefuls Are A 'Freak Show'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost editor Roy Sekoff joined Keith Olbermann on MSNBC's "Countdown" Thursday night to assess the electoral prospects of the candidates who seem t...