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What Super Bowl? Chris Christie cheers on Arsenal in London

msnbc.com — LONDON - Chris Christie's Dallas Cowboys didn't make it to the Super Bowl this year - but he did spend Sunday watching a different kind of football. As the Patriots and Seahawks prepared to face off in sunny Phoenix, Ariz., the New Jersey governor was across the Atlantic in chilly London watching Arsenal, London's Premiere League football club.
Feb 01, 2015

“I’ve processed some soccer, and that was about it," Chris Christie swept up in the romance msnbc.com/msnbc/super-bo… pic.twitter.com/jMx5Emdayv

Feb 01, 2015

When in London... Gov. Chris Christie takes in an Arsenal Football Club match in London msnbc.com/msnbc/super-bo…

Feb 01, 2015

FOOTBALL: Gov. Christie traded Cowboys owners' box for Directors' Box at Emirates Stadium for today's Arsenal game msnbc.com/msnbc/super-bo…

Feb 01, 2015

A cluster of young Englishmen to Christie: "Who are you? Who are you?" via @kasie msnbc.com/msnbc/super-bo…

Dave Zirin: Roger Goodell needs to resign

msnbc.com — For doing "next to nothing" to curb the problem of domestic violence in the NFL, Dave Zirin asks Roger Goodell to resign as commissioner in an open letter.
Feb 01, 2015

RT @EdgeofSports: Telling you. Roger Goodell should show he has more capacity for shame than his bosses and resign on.msnbc.com/168BTG9

Feb 01, 2015

I echo every word of this @EdgeofSports letter to Roger Goodell, demanding that he resign, mainly out of shame. on.msnbc.com/168BTG9

Feb 01, 2015

RT @EdgeofSports: Roger Goodell has far more issues even among owners than they reveal. Spare us the death agony and leave, good sir. on.msnbc.com/168BTG9

Super Bowl bets and predictions

msnbc.com — Mike Pesca gives his take on all the different things that could happen during this year's Super Bowl, including if Bill Belichick will smile during the game and what song Katy Perry will sing during the halftime show.
Feb 01, 2015

RT @SteveKornacki: Want to make big money on tonight's game? Here are some can't-miss tips from Mike "The Source" @pescami msnbc.com/up/watch/super…

Feb 01, 2015

Want to make big money on tonight's game? Here are some can't-miss tips from Mike "The Source" @pescami msnbc.com/up/watch/super…

Feb 01, 2015

RT @PotterRoad: The great @pescami has meticulously studied today's #SuperBowl prop bets msnbc.com/up/watch/super… - w/ @stevekornacki in @dougflutie jersey!

The case for 'hating' the Patriots

msnbc.com — How is one of pro sports' most celebrated teams also be one of the most reviled? The Boston Globe's Bob Ryan and Drew Magary of Deadspin join to discuss.
Feb 01, 2015

lol @drewmagary's boston accent and this segment on the case for hating the pats which is amazing on so many levels msnbc.com/up/watch/the-c…

Faces of msnbc, NBC go on the record with Super Bowl picks

msnbc.com — Steve Kornacki ambushes msnbc and NBC colleagues at 30 Rock and asks them to weigh in on the big Super Bowl game between the Seahawks and the Patriots.

Cheerleaders speak out over fair pay

msnbc.com — Caitlin Y., an Oakland Raiderette and a plaintiff in a lawsuit against the NFL and the raiders, joins to discuss her fight for fair pay for NFL cheerleaders.
Feb 01, 2015

RT @msnbc: Super Bowl Sunday is the perfect day to talk about fair pay for NFL cheerleaders: on.msnbc.com/1LA2Of4 pic.twitter.com/zAfLyLe2Su

Mindy Kaling talks visibility in the media

msnbc.com — Janet Mock looks at a special Super Bowl ad featuring actress Mindy Kaling and address the issue of women of color seeing themselves represented in the media.

Can we put ‘deflate-gate’ out of our minds?

msnbc.com — Steve Kornacki explains why he thinks the NFL's "deflate-gate" scandal is really just a case of gamesmanship. Msnbc's Ed Schultz and former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell join to discuss.

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

Christie joins ranks of 2016 hopefuls making trips to London

msnbc.com — LONDON - Thinking of seeking the Republican presidential nomination in 2016? London is calling. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie this weekend becomes the latest in a parade of potential candidates to journey across the Atlantic to try and nurture their own special relationship with Great Britain - or at least enhance their limited foreign policy credentials.
Feb 01, 2015

Thinking of running for president in 2016? London is calling - Chris Christie is just the latest to visit here msnbc.com/msnbc/christie…

Remembering the history of the Friendship Nine

msnbc.com — For decades, the Friendship Nine's place in history was almost forgotten -- even though their arrest record was not -- that is until this week.
Feb 01, 2015

RT @MHarrisPerry: It's February 1 Black History Month has begun. On yesterday's @MHPshow we featured the history of Friendship Nine: on.msnbc.com/1uMPI3i

Feb 01, 2015

It's February 1 Black History Month has begun. On yesterday's @MHPshow we featured the history of Friendship Nine: on.msnbc.com/1uMPI3i

'MHP' Syllabus: 2.1.15

msnbc.com — This Sunday in #nerdland: we're touching down on everything football (be prepared for the puns)! Although the league has dropped the ball in some major ways this year, we're still going to eat our hot wings and root for our favorite team.
Feb 01, 2015

It's Super Bowl Sunday on @MHPshow. Tune in to see how #nerdland watches the big game. on.msnbc.com/1JZOTxb

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…