Morning Maddow: July 18

Updated
 

The Washington Post gets hold of an e-mail showing  direct help from VA Gov. Bob McDonnell to his benefactor Jonnie Williams.

TX Gov. Rick Perry is fixin’ to sign the new abortion restrictions into law today.

Pres. Obama to announce that 8.5 million Americans are getting insurance rebate checks.

The Senate has reportedly reached a deal on student loan rates.

Could the murderer of abortion provider Dr. George Tiller get out of prison early?

The NY Times publishes an Op-Ed by Nasser al-Awlaki: “The drone that killed my grandson.”

Awesome: there is steam coming out of the damaged nuclear reactor at Fukushima.

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Morning Maddow: July 18

Updated