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An early look at the stories that will drive tomorrow's conversation.

An early look at the stories that will drive tomorrow's conversation.




An early look at the stories that will drive tomorrow's conversation.



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DAY 670: Trump dealt blow in tax records case

After years of legal fights, the Supreme Court is allowing the release of Trump’s tax records to House Democrats. Meantime, a federal appeals court signals it’s likely to end the special master review of the documents found at Mar-a-Lago. New accounts from inside Club Q amid rising anti-LGBTQ rhetoric. Plus, an inside look at how radio became a megaphone for the right wing. Carol Leonnig, Shannon Pettypiece, Tali Farhadian Weinstein, Leslie Herod, Katie Thorton, Charlie Sykes, and Amb....


DAY 669: Deadly shooting in Colorado Springs nightclub

48 hours after a gunman opened fire in a Colorado LGBTQ nightclub, police are identifying the five people killed in the attack. It comes as we learn about the heroes who helped stop the shooter. Plus, Trump’s legal problems continue to stack up between the January 6th committee, a new special counsel, and the Manhattan D.A. Ben Collins, Tracy Walder, Nadine Bridges, Peter Baker, Melissa Murray, Juanita Tolliver, Jason Johnson, and Jules Boykoff join.


DAY 666: DOJ names special counsel in Trump probes

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed a special counsel to investigate Trump’s role in the January 6th attack and his handling of classified documents. Meantime, one day after Nancy Pelosi announced plans to step down from leadership, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries launches his bid to be her successor. Plus, our Friday Night Cap Panel is back covering everything from politics to CEO downfalls. Jon Allen, Barbara McQuade, Matthew Dowd, Kara Swisher, Stephanie Gosk, George Hahn, Bill Cohan,...


DAY 665: Nancy Pelosi steps down as House Speaker

The first female speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, announced she will not seek another leadership term. It comes as House Republicans lay out plans to investigate Hunter Biden with their new, narrow majority. Plus, after Elon Musk gave Twitter staffers an ultimatum, the company is seeing a new wave of resignations. And the new documentary “God Forbid” explores the high-profile affair involving prominent evangelical couple Becki Falwell & Jerry Falwell Jr. Geoff Bennett, Charles Coleman,...


DAY 664: GOP projected to win House

NBC News projects Republicans have flipped the House with a narrow majority. Meantime in the Senate, Mitch McConnell survives a challenge for GOP leader. It comes as 12 Republicans joined Democrats to advance the Respect for Marriage Act. Plus, former Vice President Mike Pence says he’s “closing the door” on testifying to the Jan. 6th committee. Eli Stokols, Joyce Vance, Jonathan Capehart, Michael McFaul, Fmr. Sen. Al Franken, David Jolly, and Maria Sacchetti join.


DAY 663: Poland says Russian-made missile hit, killing two

NATO member Poland says a Russian-made missile hit a town a few miles from the Ukraine border, killing two people. Now, NATO is holding an emergency meeting in Brussels Wednesday. Meantime, twice-impeached former President Trump announces his 2024 bid. Plus, the latest on the chaos inside Twitter. Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Jen Psaki, Tom Nichols, Jackie Alemany, Stuart Stevens, Glenn Kirschner, and Zoe Schiffer join.


DAY 662: Election denier loses AZ Gov. race

NBC News projects Democrat Katie Hobbs wins Arizona’s race for governor, defeating Trump-endorsed candidate Kari Lake. It comes as Trump is expected to announce his 2024 bid for president on Tuesday. Meantime, the fight for House control has Republicans fighting over leadership. Plus, an update on the downfall of FTX. Tim Miller, Peter Baker, Chuck Rosenberg, Gov.-Elect Wes Moore, Juanita Tolliver, David Plouffe, and Teddy Schleifer join.


DAY 659: The Senate is tied for control

Sen. Mark Kelly (D-AZ) wins re-election in the Arizona Senate race, leaving Democrats one seat away from keeping control of the Senate. Meantime, Michigan Democrats take control of the state House and Senate, leaving Republicans questioning Trump-backed candidates. Plus, cryptocurrency exchange FTX has filed for bankruptcy as its CEO steps down. Steve Kornacki, Jon Allen, Jon Ralston, Greg Bluestein, Matthew Dowd, State Sen. Mallory McMorrow, Jake Ward, and Michael Beschloss join.


DAY 658: Control of Congress on the line

Control of Congress is on the line with votes still being counted in key states like Nevada and Arizona. Plus, we talk with Rep. Katie Porter about her race. Plus, the country’s youngest voters turned out in record numbers to stop a potential red wave. Garrett Haake, Charlie Sykes, Brahm Resnik, Rep. Katie Porter, Victor Shi, John Della Volpe, Juanita Tolliver, and Jake Ward join.


DAY 655: Midterm election eve

Tens of millions of Americans have already voted before Election Day. Meantime, President Biden and Former President Trump hit the trail to make their final pitch to voters as control of Congress hangs in the balance. Plus, Republicans are already suing to throw out thousands of mail ballots in battleground states. Peter Baker, Greg Bluestein, Jon Ralston, John Micek, Sen. Evan Bayh, Andrew Weissman, and Matthew Sanderson join.


DAY 652: Four days to go

Candidates make their closing arguments as Election Day looms. Big name surrogates from both parties head to Pennsylvania - where President Biden and Obama will reunite in the state, as Trump headlines a rally for his party. Plus, a one-on-one with New York Gov. Kathy Hochul ahead of the governor’s race that is closer than expected, as Republicans lean on crime fears in the final days of campaigning. Jon Allen, Katie Benner, Glenn Kirschner, Gov. Kathy Hochul, Adrienne Elrod, and Nilay Patel...


DAY 651: Officials worry about voter intimidation

Officials are worrying about voter intimidation ahead of the midterm elections, and NBC News reports states are bracing for conspiracy-fueled threats as poll workers face heightened harassment. And a look into the real economy as it remains a top issue driving voters to the polls this midterm election. Plus, civil rights leaders met with Elon Musk on Tuesday to share their concerns about the platform after his takeover. Carol Lee, Barbara McQuade, Jessica Huseman, Juanita Tolliver, Matthew...


DAY 650: Biden says democracy is on the ballot

With election day 6 days away, the president made a primetime address to warn of the risk election deniers, political violence and voter intimidation pose to democracy. The GOP focuses on fear messaging ahead of the midterms. Plus, the continued threat on both politicians and democracy- and how to keep them safe. Yamiche Alcindor, Luke Broadwater, Joyce Vance, Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, Jason Johnson, Rep. Cheri Bustos, and Brian Schwartz join.


DAY 649: Suspect in Pelosi attack appears in state court

Disturbing new details are revealed as the suspect in the Paul Pelosi attack appears in court for the first time. Prosecutors stressed there was no question that David DePape was politically motivated. They also revealed that he planned to target other lawmakers. Plus, The Harvard Youth Poll found 40% of 18- to 29-year-olds say they will “definitely” vote in the midterms. Are pollsters missing the newest voters? Alayna Treene, Renato Mariotti, Kyle Spencer, Tim Miller, Rachel Bitecofer, Rep....


DAY 648: Federal charges filed against alleged Pelosi attacker

Chilling new details are revealed about the home invasion that left the speaker’s husband in the ICU. The DOJ says the suspect was prepared to break Nancy Pelosi’s kneecaps while the San Francisco DA confirmed this was politically motivated. President Obama is on the campaign trail making arguments for Democrats in the final days before the midterms. Justices heard oral arguments in cases that challenge affirmative action at UNC and Harvard. The conservative majority on the court appears to...


Special Preview: “The Revolution with Steve Kornacki”

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:


DAY 645: Speaker Pelosi’s husband beaten with hammer in home invasion

Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband was beaten with a hammer in their San Francisco home. The man who attacked Paul Pelosi was reportedly shouting “where’s Nancy?” It comes as threats to lawmakers have spiked in recent months. Plus, a Friday Nightcap where we go over the week’s headlines including the midterms, Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover, and Kanye West. Ben Collins, Frank Figliuzzi, Amna Nawaz, Jake Ward, Anand Giridharadas, Amber Tamblyn, Charles Coleman, and David Gura join.


DAY 644: Elon Musk completes Twitter takeover

Elon Musk officially takes over Twitter and sources say the billionaire immediately fired three of the company’s top executives. Plus, Democrats give their closing message on the economy before the midterms. Elizabeth Dwoskin, Kara Swisher, Mark McKinnon, Peter Baker, Carol Leonnig, Joyce Vance, Brian Schwartz, and Judd Legum join.


DAY 643: 13 days until midterm election

The White House gears up for a final Midterm push, sending the president and his cabinet out on the trail starting tomorrow. Meantime, nearly 13 million have already voted early, by mail or in person nationwide. Plus, Republicans midterm message is largely focused on crime, along with immigration and inflation. But they leave out some crucial information as they attack Democratic opponents for their approach to crime. Errin Haines, Luke Broadwater, Harry Litman, Jonathan Capehart, Michael...


DAY 642: Two weeks until midterm elections

As we enter the final phase of the midterm campaigns, candidates in four states hit the debate stage. Meantime, new reporting on Trump’s hunt for a senior staffer for a potential 2024 run. Plus, Adidas cuts all business ties with Kanye West over his antisemitic rhetoric. Yamiche Alcindor, Jackie Alemany, Barry Berke, John Micek, Michael Nutter, Fmr. Sen. Al Franken, George M. Johnson, and Rep. Ro Khanna join.