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The Beat with Ari Melber

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Ari Melber delivers the biggest political and news stories of the day, with interviews and original reporting from around the nation. An Emmy-winning journalist, attorney and former Senate staffer, Melber cuts through the spin and the noise to tell you what's really happening. Real news, every night.

Ari Melber delivers the biggest political and news stories of the day, with interviews and original reporting from around the nation. An Emmy-winning journalist, attorney and former Senate staffer, Melber cuts through the spin and the noise to tell you what's really happening. Real news, every night.

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Ari Melber delivers the biggest political and news stories of the day, with interviews and original reporting from around the nation. An Emmy-winning journalist, attorney and former Senate staffer, Melber cuts through the spin and the noise to tell you what's really happening. Real news, every night.

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English


Episodes

Trump Org. guilty of tax fraud; Manhattan DA joins on conviction

12/6/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, December 12 and reports on the Trump Organization found guilty on all 17 counts in the NY tax fraud case. Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg joins on the breaking news. Plus, Michael Cohen on the conviction, and Chai Komanduri and Tia Mitchell join on the GA runoff.

Duration:00:36:15

Breaking down Jay-Z's verse on "What's Free" - Plus, "God Did" special report

12/6/2022
In this exclusive podcast extra, listen to Ari Melber’s full “Beat” breakdown of Jay-Z's history lesson on the roots of American capitalism, drawing on his poem/verse on the Meek Mill song, “What’s Free,” marking its fourth anniversary. Plus, the original special report breaking down Jay-Z’s verse on “God Did.”

Duration:00:32:10

Last day of campaigning in crucial GA senate runoff; Trump illegal call to "terminate" Constitution

12/5/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, December 5 and reports on the last day of campaigning in the crucial GA senate runoff. James Carville and Renato Mariotti join. Plus, Trump White House veteran Marc Lotter joins on Trump's controversial call to terminate the Constitution and his 2024 presidential run.

Duration:00:43:43

Trump dealt key loss in Mar-A-Lago criminal case; Lee Daniels Fallback Friday

12/2/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Friday, December 2 and reports on Trump's latest legal loss, with an appeals court ruling against Trump in the Mar-A-Lago documents criminal probe. This comes as the Jan. 6 committee meets behind closed doors about the final report. Plus, Jane Fonda joins on her activism, and producer and filmmaker Lee Daniels joins for a special Fallback Friday.

Duration:00:57:15

Trump dealt legal blow as court strikes down special master in docs probe; Jay-Z inequality special report

12/1/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, December 1 and reports on Trump rebuked by an appeals court, which halts the special master's review of Trump's Mar-A-Lago documents. Plus, a special deep dive into Jay-Z's verse on "What's Free," a contemporary poem about America and freedom. Obama veteran Tommy Vietor, Michelle Goldberg and Dave Aronberg join.

Duration:00:43:26

AG Garland marks victory in Jan 6 case as Oath Keepers leader convicted

11/30/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, November 30 and reports on Attorney General Merrick Garland speaking after the conviction of Oath Keepers Leader Stewart Rhodes for seditious conspiracy. Also, delayed GOP condemnation of Donald Trump's meeting with white supremacist Nick Fuentes. Neal Katyal, Bill Kristol and Politico reporter Olivia Beavers join.

Duration:00:41:20

Bonus: Jeff Goldblum On ‘Insect Politics,’ Weird Roles, Dream Directors, Judaism, Jazz & Xmas Music | Podcast extra

11/30/2022
Award-winning actor Jeff Goldblum talks to MSNBC’s Ari Melber for nearly an hour in this candid, sprawling and sometimes goofy conversation, as the two discuss Goldblum’s work with directors such as Steven Spielberg and Wes Anderson, his many iconic roles, what he loves about jazz, and having his “weirdness” affirmed. In this wide-ranging interview, Ari and Goldblum also tackle “insect politics”, taxonomy, rap lyrics, poetry, and being a “craft obsessive” and he reveals who he most wants to...

Duration:00:55:39

Convicted: Oath Keepers leader seditious conspiracy charge, GOP "autopsy" after red wave fizzles

11/29/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, November 29 and reports on Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes convicted of seditious conspiracy and the GOP and RNC conducting an "autopsy" after midterm disappointments. Filmmaker Michael Moore and Chai Komanduri join. Plus, the latest edition of Mavericks with actor Jeff Goldblum.

Duration:00:42:41

GOP struggles with narrow House majority; Trump under fire for white supremacist meeting

11/28/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, November 28 and reports on Kevin McCarthy's imperiled bid for House Speaker. Plus, Donald Trump's controversial hosting of white supremacist Nick Fuentes and Ye at Mar-A-Lago. Michael Steele and Joan Walsh join. Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner joins as part of the Summit series of interviews.

Duration:00:43:37

Mass shootings in U.S. rising in last 5 years as Walmart employee kills 6 in VA, CO suspect appears in court

11/23/2022
MSNBC's Katie Phang hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, November 23 and reports on mass shootings rising in the U.S. as an employee in a Virginia Walmart kills 6. Rep. Bobby Scott and Shannon Watts join on the gun violence issue. Plus, former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti and "The Guardian's" Hugo Lowell join on Mike Pence reportedly "considering" speaking to the DOJ regarding January 6 and as Donald Trump's tax returns are set to go to Congress.

Duration:00:43:21

Trump tax returns going to Congress as Supreme Court rejects Trump bid

11/22/2022
MSNBC's Katie Phang hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, November 22 and reports on a Trump tax bombshell as the Supreme Court rejects his bid to shield his tax returns from Congress. Jill Wine-Banks and Susanne Craig join. Plus, Molly Jong-Fast on the latest in the Colorado massacre as the Colorado Springs police chief says officials are still looking at charges. Rep. Ro Khanna joins on the House GOP focusing on investigating Hunter Biden.

Duration:00:43:05

DOJ appoints special counsel for Trump criminal probes

11/22/2022
MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, November 18 and reports on the Department of Justice naming a special counsel for Trump criminal probes. Joyce Vance, David Kelley and Elie Mystal join. Plus, Fat Joe joins on his new memoir and to help celebrate 5 years of “The Beat.”

Duration:00:44:04

Colorado officials investigating massacre at LGBTQ club

11/21/2022
MSNBC’s Katie Phang hosts “The Beat” on Monday, November 21 and reports on the Colorado nightclub massacre that left 5 murdered, 19 hurt. Maya Wiley and Sally Kohn join. Plus, Neal Katyal joins on the appointment of a special counsel to oversee Trump criminal probes and Roger McNamee on the chaos at Twitter.

Duration:00:37:57

Nancy Pelosi marks end of historic run as Dem leader

11/18/2022
MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday, November 17 and reports on Nancy Pelosi stepping down as Democratic party leader, though she will remain in the House. Joan Walsh, Maya Wiley and Mark Leibovich join. Plus, Tony Schwartz joins on Trump’s 2024 campaign.

Duration:00:43:02

NBC projects GOP wins control of House by razor thin margin as chaos hits party

11/16/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, November 16 and reports on the breaking news as NBC projects the GOP takes control of the House of Representatives. NBC News Chief Political Analyst Steve Kornacki joins. Plus, new legal heat on Trump as former WH aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified before the GA election probe grand jury and Michael Flynn ordered to testify next week. Chai Komanduri, David Kelley and Rev. Al Sharpton join.

Duration:00:58:43

GOP clashes erupt after tough midterms as McConnell faces leadership challenge

11/16/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, November 15 and reports on the chaos within the GOP post midterms, with Sen. Mitch McConnell facing a leadership challenge. Plus, two missiles hitting and killing two people in Poland, setting up new tensions in the Ukraine war. Eugene Robinson, Chai Komanduri and Evelyn Farkas join. Ken Burns joins on his new photography book.

Duration:00:43:23

MAGA drags down GOP ticket as Democrats clinch Senate

11/14/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, November 14 and reports on the Democrats retaining control of the Senate. Political strategist James Carville who predicted Democrats would overperform, joins to discuss the hold of MAGA on the Republican party. Plus, radio legend Big Boy joins for a special interview about politics and music.

Duration:00:43:29

GOP turning on Trump after midterm disappointments;

11/11/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Friday November 11 and reports on many in the GOP and in right-wing media turning on Trump after the midterms which failed to produce a "red wave." Political science professor Jason Johnson and Lincoln Project co-founder Rick Wilson join. Plus, comedian and host The Kid Mero and MSNBC host Alicia Menendez join for Fallback Friday.

Duration:00:43:31

US voters rebuff "red wave"; Senate control hangs on three open races

11/10/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, November 10 and reports on the results of the 2022 midterms, with voters shattering any expected "red wave." With the control of Congress still undecided, three key open races will determine the balance of power. Filmmaker Michael Moore, strategist Chai Komanduri, correspondent April Ryan and representative-elect Maxwell Frost join.

Duration:00:42:36

Record breaking early vote on election eve; Carville on closing arguments

11/7/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, November 7 and reports on the record breaking early vote totals on the eve of the 2022 midterm elections. Campaign guru James Carville joins on the closing arguments of both parties and what the voting numbers mean. Plus, SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher joins alongside NFL Player's Association member Antoine Bethea on the new "Actors & Athletes: Unions for Democracy" initiative to protect voting rights.

Duration:00:40:50