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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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NY

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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

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

Midterm turnout higher than Trump midterms; Oprah endorses Fetterman; Trump blows past subpoena deadline

11/4/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Friday, November 4 and reports on the final days of the midterms as turnout breaks 2018 records, Oprah endorses John Fetterman and Ron Johnson won't commit to accept election results. Plus, Trump blows past the Jan. 6 subpoena deadline to submit evidence. Comedian Neal Brennan joins, along with Sen. Barbara Boxer, David Plouffe.

Duration:00:41:48

Trump lawyer vowed "combat" with left; Michael Moore predicts Dem sweep; Pharrell on "Mighty Dream Forum"

11/3/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, November 3 and reports on explosive new audio showing Trump lawyer was prepping for "combat" with left. Plus, Filmmaker Michael Moore joins with one week out until the midterm elections, predicting a Democratic sweep. Obama campaign manager Jim Messina and civil rights activist Maya Wiley join. And, Pharrell Williams tells Melber about his Mighty Dream Forum.

Duration:00:41:28

Biden to speak on Democracy under threat; Grover Norquist on midterm policy

11/2/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, November 2 and reports on record early voting turnout, Biden speaking on GOP candidates set to refuse to accept election results and Democracy under threat. Conservative activist Grover Norquist joins. Plus, music mogul Kevin Liles joins on his #ProtectBlackArt initiative.

Duration:00:41:29

Early voting turnout surge; Comedian Bill Maher on Obama, Fox News and more

11/1/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, November 1 and reports on early voting surging in the 2022 midterms as former presidents Obama and Trump are stumping for candidates. Plus, Comedian Bill Maher joins on the midterms, his history of political comedy and more. Chai Komanduri and Carol Lam join.

Duration:00:40:55

Federal and state charges for suspected attacker at Pelosi's home

10/31/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, October 31 and reports on charges for the suspected attacker at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's house. Plus, Obama hitting the campaign trail for democrats. WI Senate candidate Mandela Barnes joins.

Duration:00:51:06

Special Preview: “The Revolution with Steve Kornacki”

10/31/2022
Steve Kornacki gives a special preview of his new podcast, “The Revolution with Steve Kornacki.” In this six-part original series, Kornacki steps back from the Big Board to tell the origin story of the 1994 Republican “revolution,” the midterm election when the GOP took the House majority for the first time in four decades. Listen to all six episodes now and follow the series: https://link.chtbl.com/trwsk_fdlw

Duration:00:04:33

Nancy Pelosi's husband violently attacked; Obama and Biden hit the midterm campaign trail

10/28/2022
Katie Phang hosts "The Beat" on Friday October 28th and reports on the chilling violent attack on Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband. Plus, Former President Obama returns to the stump for Democrats in Georgia. Jake Ward, Kurt Bardella, Cornell Belcher, Michael Beschloss, Joyce Vance, Roger McNamee and Florida Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist join.

Duration:00:40:54

GOP hits crime as Dems talk democracy in midterm closing arguments

10/27/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, October 27 and reports on the closing arguments both parties are making in the last 12 days of the midterms. Plus, new development in one of the criminal probes into Donald Trump as video shows Trump lawyers entering a federal courthouse in Washington. Obama veterans David Plouffe and Chai Komanduri join, as well as veteran journalist Bob Woodward on explosive audio tapes of interviews with Donald Trump, and NC Senate candidate Cheri Beasley.

Duration:00:41:11

Early voting smashes records; Fmr. Ambassador rebukes Trump

10/26/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, October 26 and reports on early voting shattering previous midterm turnout. Plus, Former Ambassador Gordon Sondland rebukes Trump for Jan. 6 and a special report on Dall-E 2, a new AI art tool that allows anyone to create images from a simple word prompt. Joanne Jang, Dall-E product lead, joins.

Duration:00:41:06