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After bringing his "Countdown" to Current TV from MSNBC last June, host Keith Olbermann couldn't make it work with the network Al Gore built. On Friday, Current released a statement making it clear that the parting of the ways between the two sides wasn't exactly friendly -- and that it already has a high-profile replacement.

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Pity the poor mainstream news media, confronted with many debates, demands for instantaneous coverage, competition for website traffic and the specter of ever-multiplying super PACs.I’m looking at this strange campaign year from a viewpoint shaped by covering political campaigns since 1966.

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In this clip from Thursday's "Countdown with Keith Olbermann," Rolling Stone's provocateur du jour, Matt Taibbi, weighs in on a decision by the Montana Supreme Court that could deal a substantial blow to the notorious Citizens United SCOTUS ruling of 2010, which represents at least one issue around which some conservatives and progressives can rally for change.

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America has a rich and unique history of protest In fact, says Keith Olbermann in this "Special Comment" segment of Tuesday's "Countdown," it's an intrinsically American tradition Olbermann also puts Tuesday morning's police raid on Occupy Wall Street's Zuccotti Park encampment in a context that (more).

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Much has been made -- including a lot of noise -- about the Occupy Wall Street movement's supposed lack of a cohesive message or handy list of bullet points to rally around, which even New York Times editors noted is somewhat beside the point Regardless, Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi has come up with five action items for OWS, which (more).

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Here we see former Sen. Russ Feingold taking stock of the Occupy Wall Street phenomenon on Monday's "Countdown With Keith Olbermann," declaring that the "unholy alliance" between big business and certain political operatives on the right (although not exclusively from that side of the aisle) is being challenged. (more)

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