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Bobbi Kristina Brown found unresponsive

msnbc.com — Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, was found unresponsive in a bathtub, according to the Roswell, Georgia police department. The Grio's Chris Witherspoon reports.
Jan 31, 2015

"@msnbc Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown found unresponsive in bathtub on.msnbc.com/1LvREru pic.twitter.com/TBDygyEOOc" What?!

Jan 31, 2015

RT @msnbc: DEVELOPING: Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, found unresponsive in bathtub: on.msnbc.com/1LvREru pic.twitter.com/ThOtdm1K5H

Jan 31, 2015

@msnbc reporting that Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in bathtub. on.msnbc.com/1LvREru So so sad.

Jan 31, 2015

RT @msnbc: DEVELOPING: Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, found unresponsive in bathtub: on.msnbc.com/1LvREru pic.twitter.com/ThOtdm1K5H

Boehner’s Netanyahu invite stirs controversy

msnbc.com — Steve Clemmons, editor at large for The Atlantic, explains to Alex Witt how Speaker Boehner's choice to unilaterally invite Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to speak to Congress could impact international relations and national security going forward.

msnbc at Apollo Education House

msnbc.com — Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough discuss politics at the Apollo Education House in Phoenix, Arizona. Introduction by Frank Luntz.

The man who inspired Steve Kornacki to be a TV host

msnbc.com — Steve Kornacki sits down for a one-on-one interview with actor, comedian, commentator, and former cable talk show host Charles Grodin.
Jan 31, 2015

Charles Grodin said on Up today that a sequel to Midnight Run may be in the works: msnbc.com/up/watch/the-m…

'MHP' Syllabus: 1.31.15

msnbc.com — There's much to discuss this Saturday in #nerdland! First, measles! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared in 2000 that measles had been eliminated in the United States - joining the likes of other infectious diseases like polio and malaria.

Ohio postpones all 2015 executions

msnbc.com — Amid growing controversy over lethal injection protocols, the state of Ohio has postponed the executions of all seven death-row inmates set to die in 2015. In a statement issued late Friday, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC) says the decision was made in order to afford the state enough time to comply with a new execution protocol and obtain a fresh supply of execution drugs.

What’s the reasonable definition of 'middle class?'

msnbc.com — Ben White, chief economic correspondent at Politico and author of their "Morning Money" column discusses controversy around taxing college savings plans, also known as 529s.
Jan 31, 2015

Reupping fun convo I had on 529 plans and the middle class with @barro. I like what @msnbc is doing with Web shows. msnbc.com/msnbc/watch/wh…

Jan 30, 2015

RT @jschardin: Interesting conversation between @morningmoneyben and @jbarro on 529 plans, tax reform & defining the middle class. http://t…

Jan 30, 2015

RT @morningmoneyben: Really enjoyed this convo on 529 plans and tax reform with @joshbarro, who is very smart. msnbc.com/msnbc/watch/wh…

Jan 30, 2015

Really enjoyed this convo on 529 plans and tax reform with @joshbarro, who is very smart. msnbc.com/msnbc/watch/wh…

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Mitt Romney tells backers he won't run for president in 2016

msnbc.com — Mitt Romney's decision not to run for president dramatically reshapes the 2016 field, freeing up a flood of campaign cash and saving the party from a divisive fight with Jeb Bush to consolidate GOP establishment support.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @BenjySarlin: Romney's exit reshuffles 2016 field, frees up hella $$$, and narrows tea party's odds of sneaking a win a bit msnbc.com/msnbc/mitt-rom…

Jan 30, 2015

RT @BenjySarlin: Romney was considered the emergency break-glass-if-Jeb-chokes candidate before last month. Now he'll go back to that msnbc.com/msnbc/mitt-rom…

Jan 30, 2015

RT @BenjySarlin: Romney's exit reshuffles 2016 field, frees up hella $$$, and narrows tea party's odds of sneaking a win a bit msnbc.com/msnbc/mitt-rom…

Jan 30, 2015

Romney was considered the emergency break-glass-if-Jeb-chokes candidate before last month. Now he'll go back to that msnbc.com/msnbc/mitt-rom…

Jan 30, 2015

Romney's exit reshuffles 2016 field, frees up hella $$$, and narrows tea party's odds of sneaking a win a bit msnbc.com/msnbc/mitt-rom…

Sarah Palin now a Hillary PAC supporter?

msnbc.com — Rev. Sharpton has news on how Sarah Palin unknowingly became a co-chair of a PAC raising money for Hillary Clinton.
Jan 31, 2015

RT @msnbc: Oops! How Sarah Palin inadvertently helped raise money for Ready for Hillary: on.msnbc.com/1A96WiF pic.twitter.com/kKbsOrTy21

Jan 30, 2015

RT @msnbc: Oops! How Sarah Palin inadvertently helped raise money for Ready for Hillary: on.msnbc.com/1A96WiF pic.twitter.com/kKbsOrTy21

Backlash over ‘Fresh off the Boat’ tweet

msnbc.com — Backlash is growing over a tweet that ABC sent out about the new show "Fresh off the Boat." Joy Reid talks with Jeff Yang, the father of one of the show's stars, and msnbc's Richard Lui about representations of Asian-Americans.

2015: The year of Super Bowl teasers and pre-releases

msnbc.com — Panelists Mike Regan, Linette Lopez, and Ben Walsh discuss the benefit (or lack thereof) with pre-Super Bowl advertising buzz.

The Clique talks Shondaland & Ghostbusters

msnbc.com — Janet Mocks brings back her Smart Ass Pop Culture Feminist Clique to talk about "Scandal," "How To Get Away With Murder" - plus, the new all-female Ghostbusters reboot.

Freshman rep on how ground strategy helped win election

msnbc.com — Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-Penn., talks with Luke Russert about how Democrats can win back white, working-class voters, and how his grassroots strategy helped him overcome financial challenges in a strong Democratic primary.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @LukeRussert: Boyle won the most expensive primary in the country in '14. Underfunded he beat Chelsea Clinton's mother-in-law msnbc.com/the-briefing/w…

Jan 30, 2015

Boyle won the most expensive primary in the country in '14. Underfunded he beat Chelsea Clinton's mother-in-law msnbc.com/the-briefing/w…

Jan 30, 2015

Get to know Rep. Boyle (D-PA) msnbc.com/the-briefing/w… young rep who told me Ds need to retool msg to attract white working class voters

Study links youth football to brain problems

msnbc.com — A new report linking youth football to brain problems is the subject of a new NBC/WSJ poll, which asked parents if they would encourage their children to choose another sport. Former NFL player Ben Utecht discusses.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @mitchellreports: A new report links youth football to brain problems--is that discouraging parents from letting children play? on.msnbc.com/1BEjhZZ #AMR

Jan 30, 2015

A new report links youth football to brain problems--is that discouraging parents from letting children play? on.msnbc.com/1BEjhZZ #AMR

With the high court's help, GOP welcomes healthcare chaos

msnbc.com — Occasionally, congressional Republicans have said American families need not panic about the outcome of the King v. Burwell case at the Supreme Court. Even if the ridiculous far-right argument prevails, GOP officials have said, policymakers will make sure everything works out all right. The message, for the most part, seemed directed at the Supreme Court justices themselves.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @stevebenen: Seen the non-partisan amicus briefs in the King/Burwell case? The American Cancer Society's was especially striking on.msnbc.com/1A7sgVG

Jan 30, 2015

Seen the non-partisan amicus briefs in the King/Burwell case? The American Cancer Society's was especially striking on.msnbc.com/1A7sgVG

Super Bowl ads go viral ahead of game

msnbc.com — Adweek Executive Editor Tony Case talks to Alex Witt about the $4.5 million, 30 second Super Bowl commercials that have gone viral ahead of Sunday's football game.

2,400 calories on Super Bowl Sunday?!

msnbc.com — Rev. Sharpton talks to Seema Iyer, Chris Witherspoon and MSNBC's Krystal Ball about the ridiculous amount of food Americans will consume this weekend.

NFL to air first domestic violence PSA

msnbc.com — Mic's Elizabeth Plank joins José Díaz-Balart to talk about the domestic violence PSA that will air during Sunday's Super Bowl, and what message the NFL is hoping to send by airing the 30-second ad.

Rep. Schakowsky outlines how her party can stand out

msnbc.com — Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., talks with Luke Russert about trade proposals, immigration and DHS funding, the future of social security, and how she says Democrats can show voters that they are the party of the "little guy."