Morning Maddow: May 23

Updated

The CBO warns Congress that extending the Bush tax cuts not taking fiscal action will likely send us into recession next year. Update: looks like I didn’t have enough coffee this morning. I got this pretty well wrong the first time. Apologies.

FISA renewal is working its way through the Senate.

The Illinois Senate fails to pass an anti-bullying bill that some believed was a cover for indoctrinating students into accepting homosexuality.

How a rich, young Ron Paulite from Texas influenced a House race in Kentucky.

Hawaii to Arizona: here’s the birth certificate (again).

Egyptians vote for their first president since Mubarak today.

It’s Fleet Week in NYC!

Rachel Maddow Show Morning Maddow

Morning Maddow: May 23

Updated