Morning Maddow: September 5

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The last time an American president was in St. Petersburg for a summit Syria was a topic of conversation… over an open mic.  Fair warning: there is a little un-bleeped swearing (h/t @peterbakernyt)

This piece of reporting is going to make the Syria vote a lot harder for some members of Congress

Former Defense Secretary Bob Gates supports American military action in Syria

Someone tried to kill the Egyptian Interior Minister in a bombing today; he survived

The next Supreme Court abortion case already exists and you’ve never heard of it

WalMart workers will protest against their employer in more than a dozen cities today

How do you make Twitter in to a searchable archive?  It seems impossible but apparently these folks did it

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Morning Maddow: September 5

Updated