Morning Maddow: May 7

Updated
 

Gun-background-check proponents are trying to persuade 5 Senators to switch their votes.

Illinois’ GOP Chairman, who supported gay marriage, is reportedly stepping down.

What Kansas is likely to do about Medicaid expansion.

The Pentagon comes right out with it: accusing the Chinese government of cyberattacks.

NJ Gov. Chris Christie reveals he had weight-loss surgery.

Did you hear the one about the Airman in charge of sex assault prevention who was just charged with groping?

A crazy story out of Cleveland: 3 women missing for about 10 years are freed from their alleged captors.

“Time passes very slowly when you’re in a hippo’s mouth.”

 

Rachel Maddow Show Morning Maddow

Morning Maddow: May 7

Updated