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Olbermann Mocks Obama Muslim Conspiracy Theorists

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann mocked conspiracy theorists who believe President Obama is a Muslim with a satirical explanation of all the reasons to believe that Ob...

Arianna On Olbermann: 'It's No Use Just Giving Us Happy Talk'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on MSNBC's "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" Monday night to dismiss the argument that an extension of the Bush tax cuts would boost U...

Olbermann Blasts Washington Post Critic Over Amanpour Review

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann blasted Washington Post critic Tom Shales for his critique of Christiane Amanpour in his return to "Countdown" Monday. Shales, who ha...

Arianna On 'Countdown': You Never Just 'Have' The Votes For Anything Major, You Have To Go Get Them

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on MSNBC's "Countdown" Friday night to discuss the abandoning of a comprehensive climate and energy bill by Senate Democrats. Gu...

Olbermann Taking 'Couple Weeks' Off 'Countdown'

Posted 07.19.2010 | Media

Keith Olbermann is taking a vacation from "Countdown." The MSNBC host announced Friday that he will be taking a "couple weeks vacation off" from his ...

"Debunk U" Study Guide -- Lesson 1

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Rodda

In order to keep pace with Glenn Beck's new online university "Beck U," I've decided to break into my video series debunking Beck's "Founders' Fridays" and other history episodes to post some supplementary study material for "Debunk U."

Olbermann Begs Oprah: Please 'Crush' Racist 'Schmuck' Limbaugh

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann named Rush Limbaugh his Worst Person in the World Tuesday night for Limbaugh's comments that Oprah and President Obama only succeeded ...

WATCH: Olbermann Mocks Palin For 'Stupidity'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann named Sarah Palin his Worst Person in the World Monday night on "Countdown," mocking the former Alaska Governor for her "stupidity." ...

Ex-Washington Post Reporter Becomes MSNBC Contributor

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Former Washington Post conservative beat blogger/reporter Dave Weigel, who resigned last week after his private, off-the-record emails were made publi...

Fox News' Gretchen Carlson Compares Her Job To Being President

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann named "Fox and Friends" co-host Gretchen Carlson his "Worst Person In The World" Wednesday after Carlson said that her job was "just l...

WATCH: South Carolina Mystery Candidate Talks To Olbermann

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Keith Olbermann has played several roles over his long media career, but on Thursday he may have had his closest brush with being a dentist. Intervie...

Arianna On Olbermann: BP Should Pay For Gulf Recovery, Not Taxpayers

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Huff TV

Arianna joined Keith Olbermann on MSNBC's "Countdown" Thursday night to parse BP executives' complaints that the oil giant is struggling to pay its di...

Sam Stein On Obama's Retreat From Energy And Immigration Reform (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Huffington Post political reporter Sam Stein appeared on "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" Monday night to discuss President Obama's possible 2010 retr...

Howard Fineman: Obama 'Comes From Nation Of Long-Distance Runners' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For the second time in as many nights, MSNBC contributor Howard Fineman has invoked Barack Obama's Kenyan heritage in comparing him to a marathon runn...

Sam Stein On Health Care: Obstacles And Obama's Big Push

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

President Obama was on the road Monday to stump for health care. HuffPost's Sam Stein was on Countdown to break it all down. Speaking with guest host...

Keith Olberman Blasts Dan Abrams, Mediaite: 'Fired MSNBC Employee' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann blasted the website Mediaite and its founder, Dan Abrams, Wednesday in a re-named "Worst Persons in the World" segment. "The premise ...

Sam Stein Talks Health Care And Reconciliation On Countdown With Keith Olbermann (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

President Obama released his version of a health care reform bill on Monday. As Huffington Post reporter Sam Stein put it, "The White House took owner...

Sam Stein Breaks Down The Numbers On Growing Support For Public Option, Reconciliation (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Huffington Post's Sam Stein appeared on "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" Thursday to talk about the growing support for a public option and the use of...

Arianna Weighs In On The Tension Between Palin And The Tea Party (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" Friday evening to talk about tension between Sarah Palin and the Tea Party movement. Tea Party l...

'Countdown' Viewers Raise $185,000 For South Dakota Ice Storm Victims

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Countdown" viewers raised $185,000 in 24 hours after host Keith Olbermann urged them to donate on behalf of the victims of the South Dakota ice storm...

Glenn Beck's new BFF -- David Barton

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Rodda

One of the things brought up in Olbermann's segment on Christian nationalist history revisionist David Barton, was how he and others claim that it is secularists and academics who are revising history.

Keith Olbermann Defends 'Countdown' Ratings, Claims Right Wing Smear Campaign (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann defended his show Thursday against reports that it is in danger of being canceled over declining ratings. Several recent reports, fro...

Olbermann vs. Scarborough On 'Homophobic,' 'Racist,' 'Sexist' Scott Brown (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Conan and Jay aren't the only dueling hosts in the NBC family: add Keith Olbermann and Joe Scarborough to that list. Olbermann doubled-down on his co...

Arianna Talks About Misplaced Priorities In Fighting Terrorism (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Keith Olbermann invited Arianna onto his first show back after the holidays to discuss the way terrorism has become a political football. Following Ri...

Danny Shea

A Tale Of Two MSNBCs

HuffingtonPost.com | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Increasingly, it's seeming as if there are two cable news networks inside 30 Rockefeller Plaza: a thriving, opinion-oriented evening channel that's so...