Morning Maddow: July 16

Orbit of Neptune

Slate’s Dave Weigel on last night’s Senate meeting to avoid the “nuclear option.”

Rep. Michele Bachmann fires a staffer after his arrest for allegedly stealing cash from co-workers desks.

Meet a Republican woman who claims she was disenfranchised by Pennsylvania’s voter ID law.

The NY Times looks at VA gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli’s ties to Star Scientific.

A Georgia judge grants a temporary stay of execution amid questions about how the state gets its lethal-injection drugs.

13 arrested after a peaceful protest against the Zimmerman verdict gets out of hand in Los Angeles.

NASA discovers a new moon in our own solar system.


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Morning Maddow: July 16