Build Baby Build!President Obama gets back on message today to push his jobs plan. He's heading to the Brent Spence Bridge in Cincinnati, which connects Ohio to Kentucky and is a major trucking route. The federal government says the bridge is "functionally obsolete" and is in need of immediate replacement. read more
msnbc Political Analyst Howard Fineman and Salon Editor-at-Large Joan Walsh join us tonight on President Obama’s speech at the U.N. today, and Gov. Rick Perry’s criticism of Obama’s Mideast policy. Then: Did President Obama make the right move to go Left? The base is pleased, but Democratic Strategist Mark Penn says Obama runs the risk of losing... read more
At 7pm ET today, the state of Georgia will execute Troy Davis. Davis was convicted of killing an off-duty police officer in 1989, but since then, seven of nine witnesses have recanted their stories. Former President Jimmy Carter, former FBI Director William Sessions and msnbc's Al Sharpton have led the charge to spare Davis' life, but... read more
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