Morning Maddow: August 28

Updated
 

President Obama says his speech on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington “won’t be as good” as Dr. King’s.

Wal-Mart decides to extend benefits to same-sex partners. The VA, meanwhile, says it can’t do the same thing yet. 

Same-sex couples sue Nebraska for the right to foster and adopt children.

California legislature passes bill allowing trained medical staff who are not doctors to perform  first-trimester abortions.

After some drama Michigan passes Medicaid expansion.

Pres. Obama promises mayors he will use executive actions to fight gun violence.

The parking garage where Bob Woodward met with “Deep Throat” to be demolished.

Planning to throw tomatoes in Spain today? It’s gonna cost you.

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Morning Maddow: August 28

Updated