Morning Maddow: August 17

Updated
The picture that charmed the Chinese.
The picture that charmed the Chinese.
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President Obama will unveil a jobs plan soon.

Wisconsin recalls total: Democrats up 2, Republicans keep the Senate.

1 in 5 American children live in poverty.

The Pentagon estimates $360 million taxpayer dollars went into the hands of Afghan insurgents and criminals.

The new Ambassador to China wins over the Chinese with a backpack.

How Sen. Scott Brown and his green truck are trying to fend off “Professor Warren.”

Stephen Colbert’s PAC loses its treasurer to Rick Perry.

Tobacco companies sue to stop those graphic warning labels.

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Morning Maddow: August 17

Updated