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Senate passes debt limit bill
After debating a series of amendments, the Senate passed the debt ceiling deal struck by President Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy. The bill now heads to Biden’s desk for a signature as Monday’s debt deadline approaches. Leigh Ann Caldwell, Former Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Michael Steele, Peter Baker, Charles Coleman, Ben Rhodes, and Bruce Feiler join.
|Jun 02, 2023|
Sen. Chris Murphy: Debt deal “is not an accomplishment”
The House passed a bipartisan bill to suspend the debt ceiling ahead of next week’s deadline. It now heads to the Senate. Sen. Chris Murphy says the deal is not a "grand bipartisan victory.” Sen. Chris Murphy, Luke Broadwater, Justin Wolfers, Joyce Vance, David Plouffe, Charlie Dent, and Kevin Roose join.
|Jun 01, 2023|
Debt ceiling deal clears first hurdle in GOP-led House
While President Biden and Speaker McCarthy each face tough questions from members of their parties, a debt ceiling bill to avoid a potentially catastrophic default is headed to a House vote. Glenn Thrush, Carol Lee, Conor Lamb, Judd Legum, Mark McKinnon, Tony Plohetski, Scott Budman, and Bill Cohan join.
|May 31, 2023|
Ron DeSantis launches 2024 campaign on Twitter despite glitches
The long-anticipated announcement faced several technical difficulties on Twitter Spaces. Former President Donald Trump responded by calling DeSantis “disloyal.” Sam Stein, Matthew Dowd, Will Oremus, Dr. Harold Koplewicz, Jen Golbeck, and Dr. Jenny Radesky join.
|May 25, 2023|
Trial date set in Trump hush-money case
Lawyers for the former president demanded a meeting with Attorney General Merrick Garland over Special Counsel Jack Smith’s investigation. Meanwhile, new reporting says Smith is nearing the end of his investigation into Trump’s handling of classified documents. Katie Benner, Melissa Murray, Tim O'Brien, Shermichael Singleton, Basil Smikle, Frank Figliuzzi and Michael McFaul join.
|May 24, 2023|
Biden-McCarthy meeting “productive” as default looms
President Biden and Speaker McCarthy left a meeting at the White House Monday still short of a deal on the debt limit. Meanwhile, the field of Republicans running for president now includes South Carolina Senator Tim Scott. Peter Baker, Mark McKinnon, Neal Katyal, Lana Bellamy, and Jake Ward join.
|May 23, 2023|
Friday Nightcap: Debt, DeSantis & Disney
From America’s looming debt crisis to Gov. DeSantis’ feud with Disney, our Friday Nightcap weighs in on some of the biggest stories of the week. Alicia Menendez, Steve Liesman, Basil Smikle, Aasif Mandvi, Kalhan Rosenblatt, and Rainn Wilson join.
|May 20, 2023|
Appeals court appears likely to limit access to abortion pill
The three judge panel seemed skeptical of the Biden Administration’s argument. Meanwhile, abortion is banned or restricted in almost half of all states. Katie Benner, Kavita Patel, Barbara McQuade, Amy McGrath, Reed Galen, Peter Spiegel, and Cynthia McFadden join.
|May 18, 2023|
Biden and congressional leaders meet again on debt limit
As default looms, the president also announced that he will cut his G7 trip to Asia short to return for more negotiations. Luke Broadwater, Dan Nathan Claire McCaskill, Leigh McGowan, Michael Steele, Kara Swisher, and Kenny Smith join.
|May 17, 2023|
Bonus Episode: Edward Snowden's full interview on Trump, privacy, democracy & more
On the even of his memoir 'Permanent Record' being published, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talked at length from Moscow with MSNBC's Brian Williams in an exclusive interview. Here is their full discussion, including portions of the interview that did not air on The 11th Hour because of time constraints. This is their discussion in its entirety in podcast form, edited down slightly for clarity.
|Sep 17, 2019|