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Ron Paul just wants a little attention for his cause

06/20/12 10:02AM

Ron Paul isn’t sure that he’ll get a speaking slot at the Republican National Convention this coming August, nor has he asked for one, but that doesn’t mean he’s going to fade away quietly.Appearing on Morning Joe Wednesday, Paul said what he wants is for the Republican Party to recognize the legitimacy of his supporters and their ideas.“Our... read more

An excerpt from Rich Cohen's "The Fish That Ate the Whale"

An excerpt from Rich Cohen's "The Fish That Ate the Whale"

06/20/12 06:07AM

SelmaSam Zemurray saw his first banana in 1893. In the lore, this is presented as a moment of clarity, wherein the future was revealed. In some versions, the original banana is presented as a platonic ideal, an archetype circling the young man's head. It is seen from a great distance, then very close, each freckle magnified. As it was his... read more

Morning Headlines: Wednesday, June 20

06/20/12 05:51AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Slowing economy may force Fed to take actionG20 leaders pressure Germany's MerkelEgypt's Hosni Mubarak reportedly clinging to lifeWealthy 2008 Obama Donors Disappear In 2012Senate Crushes Bid To Restore $4.5 Billion For Food StampsGreek... read more

Is Tim Pawlenty in the running for GOP VP?

Is Tim Pawlenty in the running for GOP VP?

06/19/12 08:00PM

Politico Playbook: "Tim Pawlenty has jumped to the top of the vice presidential shortlist of several Mitt Romney advisers," write Politico's Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei. What makes the former Minnesota governor so attractive? Allen joins Morning Joe to... watch

Michelle, teach me how to Dougie and jump rope

06/19/12 02:37PM

Let’s Move!, First Lady Michelle Obama's initiative to encourage young Americans to become healthier, has included everything from gardening to getting outside and getting the heart rate up. But by far, the hippest aspect to the campaign is the Let’s Move! read more