Morning Maddow: May 18

Updated

Today’s fight in the House: defense spending and indefinite detention.

It looks like the Keystone XL pipeline authorization will be dropped from the Highway bill.

Hey, Florida, why the rush to purge your voter rolls?

Alabama’s Governor calls a special legislative session to soften the state’s anti-immigration law.

Michigan lawmakers try to repeal their version of “Stand Your Ground.”

The U.S. now has an ambassador to Myanmar (though we still call it Burma).

Yep, that’s a campaign metaphor alright:

 

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Morning Maddow: May 18

Updated