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Rachel Maddow is the host of MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show”. She formerly hosted a radio program of the same name on the defunct Air America network.

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The facts on advertiser boycotts against cable news networks

On the heels of Rep. Ilhan Omar's suggestion that companies stop advertising on Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight," we examined the facts behind advertiser boycotts.

Thinking small: Why Bernie Sanders and other 2020 candidates seek low-dollar campaign contributions

One reason: Small donors can give more often.

Ahead of Donald Trump's Wisconsin visit, a look at the James Comey controversy

Three fact-checking takeaways from Comey's testimony and reaction to it.

How pundits twisted James Comey’s testimony

It seems like everyone in Washington tuned in for ousted FBI Director James Comey’s June 8 Capitol Hill hearing. But watching pundits, reading hot-takes and browsing Twitter afterward can make you wonder: Did we all watch the same hearing?

August High Five: Walker runs the table

Items focused on Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican candidate for president, dominated the PolitiFact Wisconsin High Five of most-clicked items for August.