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Dean Obeidallah

MSNBC Columnist

Dean Obeidallah, a lawyer, hosts "The Dean Obeidallah Show" on SiriusXM radio's Progress channel. He has written for The Daily Beast, CNN.com and other publications?and is a co-creator of the annual New York Arab-American Comedy Festival.

Dean Obeidallah, a lawyer, hosts "The Dean Obeidallah Show" on SiriusXM radio's Progress channel. He has written for The Daily Beast, CNN.com and other publications?and is a co-creator of the annual New York Arab-American Comedy Festival.

Latest from Dean Obeidallah

11d ago

Democrats can’t let Donald Trump’s lies about his Manhattan trial go unchallenged

President Biden has no authority to bring a state charge against anyone, but Trump said Tuesday that “every one of these trials is run by the DOJ and the White House.”
26d ago

Three Democrats are blocking a win Biden desperately needs

When in November President Joe Biden nominated Harvard and Oxford-educated lawyer Adeel Mangi to a seat on the U.S.
55d ago

Biden can’t afford to ignore the ‘uncommitted’ voters in Michigan

That more than 100,000 Democrats voted “uncommitted” in the Michigan primary sends a blaring message to Biden that he must stop Israel's war in Gaza.
72d ago

Jon Stewart's return to 'The Daily Show' reminded us to take him seriously

The best moment of Jon Stewart’s return to 'The Daily Show' came at the end of his monologue where he shared what he learned during his time away.
97d ago

The uncontroversial principle at the heart of?Bernie Sanders’?Senate?resolution

The Senate rejected Sen. Bernie Sanders' resolution to have the State Department find out if Israel has committed human rights violations with U.S. weapons.
123d ago

It’s past time President Biden says what he plans to do in a second term

t’s difficult for Democrats to be excited about voting for Biden without knowing his campaign agenda. Just offering a better voting option than Trump isn’t enough.
174d ago

As U.S. Jews and Muslims get attacked, I cling to wisdom from my Palestinian father

There’s no denying that the Israel-Hamas war has done what my father warned against: that is, bring the ugliness of the conflict to the U.S.
204d ago

Judges can’t keep letting Trump act this way. They must impose gag orders now.

Judge Arthur Engoron’ imposed a limited gag order on former President Donald Trump Tuesday after he targeted the judge's law clerk on social media.
236d ago

The tricky legal question at the center of the Trump mug shot cash grab

After turning himself in to Georgia authorities, Donald Trump wasted no time in turning his mug shot photo into a massive moneymaker.
244d ago

Fani Willis is not playing with Donald Trump. Or his codefendants.

After arrest of Donald Trump and his mug shot, it's clear Fani Willis means “no one is above the law" in Georgia. Mark Meadows and Jeffrey Clark can confirm.
291d ago

On LGBTQ issues, my fellow Muslims should balance faith with solidarity

When my fellow Muslims pile onto the GOP’s anti-LGBTQ bigotry, it reaffirm their hate. We should show solidarity to other marginalized groups, not worsen their burden.
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