Morning Maddow: February 6

Updated

President Obama talks strategy with Senate Democrats today.

Ahead of his confirmation hearing, a look at CIA nominee John Brennan on waterboarding. Also, the NY Times reveals there is a secret drone base in Saudi Arabia.

Why the U.S. is suing ratings agency Standard & Poors.

The Virginia legislature passes a law restricting acceptable voter ID (don’t worry, you can still use a gun permit).

How does your state score on the Elections Performance Index?

Fox News is finished with Dick Morris.

Bill Nye and Neil DeGrasse Tyson schooled the House Science Committee yesterday. Let’s hope somebody was paying attention in class.

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Morning Maddow: February 6

Updated