John Nichols

Moral Monday Movement Set To Spread Across South
Moral Monday protests in North Carolina against a raft of recent legislation targeting voters and teachers will continue in 2014. Reporting by the AP suggests that the protests will spread across the South. Read more...
We've always believed Fix the Debt was nothing more than Astroturf. The Nation's special issue digs into the backers and their motives. Read more...
From this Saturday's Up With Chris Hayes, panel member and Hayes' fellow contributor at The Nation brought up a topic at the end of the show that we unfortunately don't hear too often on MSNBC, which is the fact that the "Fix the Debt" campaign is not really interested in "fixing" anything. They're funded by a bunch of billionaires that are pushing for austerity measures and who are really just interested in lowering their taxes. Read more...
Ed Schultz and The Nation's John Nichols discuss the latest on Wisconsin's Gov. Scott Walker as the recall efforts there continue. Scott Walker Slams Out-Of-State Money In Wisconsin Recall While In Washington For Fundraiser: As Wisconsin Read more...
Ed Schultz talked to The Nation's John Nichols about the recall drive of Gov. Scott Walker that just started this Tuesday in Wisconsin. Although as John noted, due to the dirty tactics of Walker allies with their fake recall petition, the money Read more...

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Chris Matthews has been on somewhat of a roll over the last week or so, asking why the labor unions in the United States aren't taking a page from these astroturf tea partiers and showing up in Washington D.C. to protest on the weekends and send Read more...
During some of MSNBC's extended coverage of the recall elections in Wisconsin and with things looking like it could come down to Waukesha County again after what we already went through with the Supreme Court race there, John Nichols stated the Read more...
Some good news tonight from Wisconsin. All six of the fake Democrats the GOP put up to run against actual Democrats in the recall primary elections lost tonight. I wonder if this will cause any backlash for them wasting the taxpayers' money for pulling this stunt. Read more...
Ed Schultz talked to Wisconsin state Sen. Chris Larson and The Nation's John Nichols about the latest in Wisconsin. As Larson noted, he's supporting his fellow Wisconsin Democrat Tammy Baldwin in asking Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate the voting irregularities and the "surprise discovery of 14,000 votes" in the Supreme Court race in Waukesha County. Read more...
Looks like Scott Walker's prank phone call may end up getting him in some trouble with their Government Accountability Board and his remarks about bringing in agent provocateurs to cause trouble at the rallies isn't sitting too well with the voters. Read more...