Politics: All the Latest Headlines from MSNBC

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Here is the latest Political News from MSNBC.

2016 race re-imagined as ‘Captain America’
Ever get the feeling that the 2016 campaign looks like ‘Captain America: Civil War’? Well, so did the folks at Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Voters split between Clinton and Trump
Hillary Clinton’s margin narrows slightly to six points from nine points last week.

Trump rails against ‘corrupt’ delegate…
Top Talkers: Donald Trump appears poised to win his first majority victory in New York, but he’s also railing against the delegate process in Colorado. The Morning Joe panel discusses.

MJ panel: Hillary at her best now in New York
Hillary Clinton is opening up a double-digit lead in New York one week out from the primary. The latest NBC News/WSJ/Marist poll shows Clinton ahead of Bernie Sanders by 14 points — 55 to 41. The Morning Joe panel discusses.

RNC Chairman to Trump: Rules haven’t changed
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus hit back at Donald Trump’s allegation that the GOP delegate system is rigged, saying the rules were set last year and nothing has changed since. Lawrence discusses the fallout with Tim Miller, Hallie Jackson, and Kurt Andersen.

On the Trail: Cruz turns to California
Facing an uphill battle in New York, Ted Cruz is shifting his focus toward California, while Donald Trump is upset that Cruz is collecting more delegates. On the Democratic side, Sanders and Clinton continue to trade barbs. Lawrence shares the highlights.

Trump’s secret weapon may be in Pennsylvania
Steve Kornacki shows how the large number of unbound delegates in Pennsylvania could be the key to Donald Trump’s path to the Republican nomination. Rep. Charles Dent joins to discuss whether the Pennsylvania Republican political climate support’s

Gift rules face test in GOP delegate fight
Matea Gold, political reporter for The Washington Post, talks with Steve Kornacki about just how far Republican campaigns can go to attract the support of convention delegates.

Clinton takes swipe at herself with 404 joke
Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has enshrined her faltering attempts to swipe a NYC subway card last week on its own website.

DC Madam’s lawyer begins releasing details
Steve Kornacki reports that Montgomery Blair Sibley, the attorney for the D.C. Madam, Deborah Jeane Palfrey, has release some of the documents in the case as he continues to obtain permission from the Supreme Court to disregard the gag order in the case

Campaign Reality Check: Mexico & Trump’s wall
Lawrence talks to Jordan Weissmann, a senior business and economics correspondent for Slate, about the specifics of Donald Trump’s plan to get Mexico to pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Citations for the April 11, 2016 TRMS
Links to material cited on Monday night’s show

Trump aide accuses Cruz of ‘Gestapo tactics’
“Gestapo tactics.” That’s what Trump’s new convention manager is accusing the Ted Cruz campaign of, as the fight for delegates heats up. The Cruz campaign says those comments are an attempt to distract voters from Trump “failure.”

Hundreds arrested at Capitol protest
The mass civil disobedience is aimed to demonstrate the depth of grassroots frustration at a political system tilted toward wealthy Americans.

Carole King weighs in on the Battle for…
Legendary singer/songwriter Carole King joins the Hardball Roundtable to discuss the “Battle for Broadway” as Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders slug it out for the Empire State.

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Could Dems be headed for contested…
Chris Hayes talks to Jane Sanders, the spouse of Senator Bernie Sanders, about the possibility of a contested convention.

Let Me Finish: The big noise from the Big…
Chris Matthews discusses why winning New York is going to matter – and it goes beyond just the delegates at stake.

Is Trump really giving any money away?
Donald Trump says he gave more than $102 million to charity over five years. It’s just none of the money came directly from his own pocket.

Paul Ryan & the Republican nomination
House Speaker Paul Ryan insists that he is not running for the Republican nomination for president, but he will have a great deal of power at a (possibly contested) Republican National Convention.

Trump fan colorfully sounds off on candidate
A Donald Trump supporter only identifying himself as “Mike” spoke to NBC News’ Ali Vitali at a Trump rally in Albany, New York on Monday evening. Mike discussed why he supports Trump, and explained why he shoved a protester who was ejected earlier in the

Men brawl at NY Trump rally
The intensity of Trump’s rallies was vividly captured Monday when a supporter was recorded shoving another man in the face.

Delegate System Actually Benefits Trump
Despite Donald Trump’s complaints about the rules, the GOP delegate system actually appears to benefit him significantly, according to an NBC analysis. MSNBC’s Ari Melber and NBC’s Hallie Jackson discuss the numbers.

Women’s soccer ‘not backing down’ on pay gap
Carli Lloyd, star of the 2015 World Cup winning team, is now turning her energies toward a new match-up: equal pay for equal play.

Poll: Trump, Clinton hold sizable leads in NY
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have opened up double-digit leads ahead of New York’s primary, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll.

Monday’s Mini-Report, 4.11.16
Today’s edition of quick hits.

How Trump could shut down an open convention
Donald Trump may have an ace in the hole with Pennsylvania’s unbound delegates that could lift him past that magic delegate number.

Ryan ‘Unity’ Video Reignites Presidential…
House Speaker Paul Ryan says he’s not running for president, but do his actions speak louder than his words? NBC’S Luke Russert and Michael Steel, former top aide to Speaker John Boehner, consider the possibilities.

Syrian refugee on reaching the US
Ahmad al-Abboud, a Syrian refugee who recently relocated to Kansas City, Missouri, discusses his harrowing ordeal through a translator.

Biden ‘would like to see a woman elected’
The vice president also brushed off the notion that Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton is held to a higher standard because she is a woman.

LIVE: Trump holds New York rally
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Albany, New York.

Snyder: Staff gave him false brief on Flint
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Monday he received a briefing the night before he learned of the Flint water crisis that said “there really isn’t a problem.”

LIVE: Clinton holds gun violence discussion
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds an event focused on gun violence prevention with Representative Steve Israel, D-NY, in Port Washington, New York.

LIVE: Cruz holds California rally
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz holds a campaign rally in Irvine, California.

New questions over Trump’s charitable…
A new report by the Washington Post says that Donald Trump’s personal cash was not part of his charitable donations over the past five years. MSNBC’s Ari Melber has the details.

Top Dem on Benghazi committee backs Clinton
“I will be voting for Hillary Rodham Clinton as president of the United States of America,” Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings said at a rally in Baltimore.

LIVE: Sanders holds NY rally
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a campaign rally in Albany, New York.

LIVE: Cruz holds California rally
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz holds a campaign rally in Irvine, California.

Poll: Can Sanders win New York primary?
New York is the first in a series of upcoming “closed primaries,” and that could create a major problem for Bernie Sanders. Can the Vermont senator win NY?

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