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Homepage editor @msnbc. Formerly @adweek and @TPM.

Obama calls gay marriage ruling a 'victory of America'

msnbc.com — President Obama on Friday celebrated the Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage across the country, calling the historic ruling a "victory for America." "Sometimes, there are days like this," the president said in a statement from the Rose Garden outside the White House, "when that slow, steady effort is rewarded with justice that arrives like a thunderbolt."

Obama on Supreme Court ruling: Health care law is 'here to stay'

msnbc.com — Shortly after the Supreme Court ruled Thursday to uphold tax subsidies available under the Affordable Care Act, President Obama declared that his signature health care law is "here to stay." RELATED: Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies "The point is, this is not an abstract thing anymore," Obama said in a statement from the White House's Rose Garden.

Report: Christie could announce 2016 bid as early as next week

msnbc.com — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could announce a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination as early as next week, Politico reported Tuesday evening . Christie said earlier this month that he would announce his 2016 decision in June, noting that he's no "wallflower" and would make his plans known.

Obama, Biden to attend funeral of slain pastor

msnbc.com — President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will to travel to Charleston, South Carolina, Friday to attend the funeral service of Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the pastor who was killed in the shooting massacre last week at Mother Emanuel AME Church.

Massive wildfire burns in southern California

msnbc.com — A massive wildfire continues to burn in southern California. The fire spans 17,305 acres in the San Bernardino National Forest, California officials said Sunday. The blaze - which is 21% contained - has already cost $5 million, according to NBC Los Angeles.

Charleston massacre suspect Dylann Roof confesses

msnbc.com — Dylann Storm Roof, the 21-year-old man suspected of carrying out a shooting massacre at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, has confessed to the crime, according to officials. Nine people - including beloved pastor Clementa Pinckney, a longtime state senator - were killed in the deadly shooting Wednesday evening during a Bible study and prayer at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Obama: America must grapple with gun violence

msnbc.com — President Obama on Thursday mourned the shooting deaths of nine people at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, saying it rekindled "a dark part of our history."

Pope Francis rejects communism critique

msnbc.com — During a mass on Tuesday at the Vatican, Pope Francis rejected criticism that focusing on poverty and giving to the poor amounts to a form of communism, according to Vatican Radio. Francis said he and other church leaders often hear, "but this priest talks too much about poverty, this bishop speaks of poverty, this Christian, this nun talks about poverty ...

Jeb Bush slow jams the news with Jimmy Fallon

msnbc.com — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush made two important stops Tuesday on his first day as an official presidential candidate - the early voting state of New Hampshire and the set of "The Tonight Show." But Bush didn't sit for a traditional armchair interview with host Jimmy Fallon.

Christie jabs Hillary Clinton: 'I thought that Elizabeth Warren wasn't running'

msnbc.com — "Listen, first off, I thought that Elizabeth Warren wasn't running for president. But when I listened to Hillary yesterday, it sounds like liberal political consultants put together that speech," Christie told host George Stephanopoulos.
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Jul 01, 2015

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Jun 30, 2015

RT @msnbc: Watch Gov. Chris Christie announce his presidential bid live now: on.msnbc.com/1NsboMD

Jun 26, 2015

Watch President Obama's full eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney here msnbc.com/msnbc-live/wat…

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