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Murdoch, Limbaugh Make "Worst Persons In The World" On Countdown (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Countdown Monday, Olbermann awarded the bronze medal for "Worst Persons in the World" to Rush Limbaugh. The conservative radio host made light of ...

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...

"Countdown" Producer Attends Health Care Clinic In New Orleans: "There Are No Words" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the free health clinics launched due to the generosity of "Countdown" viewers took place over the weekend in New Orleans. While Keith Olberm...

Keith Olbermann Delivers Hour-Long "Special Comment" On Health Care (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

***UPDATED 10/7 9:40PM*** Keith Olbermann delivered an hour-long "Special Comment" tonight on the urgent need for health care reform. Drawing on his...

Scott Horton Discusses Guantanamo Wrong-Doing On Countdown With Keith Olbermann (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

The Defense Department's conclusion that three prisoner deaths in Guantanamo Bay were suicide doesn't appear to pass muster after a report issued on M...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

Misrepresenting what I said during an appearance on Countdown this week, NewsBusters claims that I'm trying to deny Glenn Beck his "constitutionally protected free speech." Wrong. What I said is that words have tremendous power -- they can inspire and they can incite. There's a reason you can't shout "fire" in a crowded theater. But even though Glenn Beck is shouting "fire" in a crowded, anxious country, I specifically said that the right response to his steady stream of lies, hate, and race-baiting -- all served up with a not-very-subtle undercurrent of violence -- is to put unrelenting pressure on his advertisers and his bosses. Pressure works. CNN dropped Lou Dobbs. I'm actually of two minds when it comes to Beck. Part of me resents spending even a second of my life thinking about him. But part of me recognizes that he's too dangerous to ignore.

Edward Norton Discusses His HBO Obama Documentary On Countdown (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Edward Norton appeared on MSNBC's Countdown tonight to discuss the new documentary he produced about Barack Obama's campaign for the presidency. The ...

Howard Dean Debates Health Care With Mary Landrieu, Chris Matthews (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Howard Dean is digging in. The former DNC Chairman appeared on MSNBC's Hardball on Wednesday, getting into a heated health care debate with both host...

Olbermann Special Comment On Afghanistan: 'Declare Victory And Get Out' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Last night MSNBC's Keith Olbermann offered a "Special Comment" on President Obama's forthcoming decision to escalate the war in Afghanistan by sending...

Olbermann Speculates About The Chapter Names In Palin's Book (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Countdown host Keith Olbermann couldn't resist speculating about the names of the five chapters of Sarah Palin's forthcoming book. One example: "Chap...

George Will Makes "World's Worst Persons" For 7th Climate Change-Denying Column This Year (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Conservative columnist George Will has taken much heat for his columns doubting the existence of global warming, and the latest to join the pile on is...

Todd Harris, GOP Strategist, DECIMATED By Chris Matthews (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

What have the Republicans done for America lately? Or in the past couple decades? That's what Chris Matthews pressed Republican strategist Todd Harri...

Olbermann Knocks O'Reilly For Obama/Osama Mistake While Doing It Live (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Michele Bachmann was awarded the bronze medal for Countdown's "Worst Persons in the World" for some dubious logic and mangled language when she railed...

On Guns, Scalia is Right For Once, and Obama Agrees

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

If we don't like the Second Amendment, then we should agitate to get rid of it in the methods the Founders prescribed. But we might want to think twice.

Richard Wolffe Returns To "Countdown" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Richard Wolffe returned to MSNBC's "Countdown" Thursday after a month-long absence. Wolffe had generated some controversy over his appearances and gu...

"Countdown" Slams Fox News For "Bogus" Claims That Obama Is Indoctrinating Kids (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Countdown," with David Shuster filling in for host Keith Olbermann, slammed Fox News for their "bogus" claims that President Obama is trying to indoc...

Arianna Defends Alan Grayson, Discusses Urgent Need For Health Reform On "Countdown" (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna was a guest on MSNBC's "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" tonight and she defended the remarks made by Democratic Congressman Alan Grayson (FL) ...

Dean Pans Senate Health Care Bill: "This Is A Bill That George Bush Would Love" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Howard Dean panned the health care reform bill currently in the Senate Finance Committee as one that "George Bush would love" because "it's a massive ...

Keith Olbermann Interviews Michael Moore About "Capitalism: A Love Story" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michael Moore was a guest on "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" tonight to discuss his new documentary "Capitalism: A Love Story". The film explores th...

Countdown's "Worst Persons In The World" Are Bachmann, Beck And Joe Wilson (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tonight on Countdown's 'Worst Persons in the World' segment the winner was none other than Republican Congressman Joe Wilson. Wilson's outburst of "y...

Arianna Discusses Whether Obama Will Forgo Support From The GOP In Order To Pass Health Care Reform (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on "Countdown" tonight to discuss the prospects for health care reform, and whether or not President Obama will forgo Republican sup...

Obama Swiftboats Van Jones

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Van Jones' resignation isn't a testament to the frenetic dry-drunk tirades of a delusional Fox employee. It is due to the Obama administration's failure to rightfully and necessarily defend a valuable member of its team.

Arianna Discusses Ted Kennedy's Potential Successors With Keith Olbermann (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on "Countdown," with Keith Olbermann, to discuss the potential successors to Ted Kennedy in the Senate and whether Massachusetts will...

Bill O'Reilly-Keith Olbermann Feud Ends with a Corporate Handshake?

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Corporate honchos at GE and News Corp making back-room editorial decisions for the "news" subsidiaries they control? I can't help but think it might not be the best thing for the integrity of journalism.