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11/21/11 07:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of tonight's show - the latest on the 2012 presidential field, plus the retired... watch

Ahead on the 11/21 Maddow show

11/21/11 06:39PM

Tonight's guests include:E.J. Dionne, columnist for The Washington Post, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and msnbc contributor   Ray Lewis, retired Philadelphia police captain who was arrested during OWS protest   Lisa Jackson, administrator of the Environmental Protection AgencyExecutive producer Bill Wolff shares a preview of tonight's show: read more

Saturday in Madison, Wisconsin.

Thousands turn out for Wisconsin recall rally. Also, Arizona?

11/21/11 03:46PM

So they had this little rally in Madison, Wisconsin, on Saturday. The Wisconsin State Department of Administration says between 25,000 and 30,000 people turned out to cheer for the recall of Governor Scott Walker. From the Wisconsin State Journal:Asked about the rally Saturday, Walker's office chose to focus on another of his priorities. "The only campaign Gov. read more

From Egypt to Occupy, and back again

From Egypt to Occupy, and back again

11/21/11 01:24PM

Comparisons between Lower Manhattan and Tahrir Square seem overdrawn -- but the bond between the Occupy movement and protestors in Egypt has become quite real. To a large extent, that bond has been formed digitally: through media coverage, Twitter, blogs, Facebook and every manner of social media communication. read more

Chart: How Paul Ryan sees poverty

Chart: How Paul Ryan sees poverty

11/21/11 10:49AM

Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the Republicans' budget guru, released a paper (pdf) last week about income inequality. In the main, it's a treatise on what Republicans see as a choice between closing the gap and choking off growth, what Ezra Klein calls a false choice.Mr. Ryan's paper is also a glimpse into how Republicans like him see poverty. While expressing some sympathy for the poor, Mr. Ryan also draws on this chart from the Wall Street Journal that shows they have more cars and TVs than they used to. read more

Occupy change

Occupy change

11/21/11 09:47AM

The noisy, focused, tireless Keystone XL protest movement appears to have gotten somewhere, with a delay in a decision from the White House, the promise of an investigation into conflicts of interest, and the rerouting of the pipeline away from what might as well be our national aquifer. Jane Mayer of the New Yorker writes:he Occupy movement could do worse than to learn from the pipeline protest. read more

Morning Maddow: November 21

11/21/11 07:39AM

UC Davis Chancellor issues a statement about the pepper-spraying of protesters on campus.Did you all check out Chris Hayes' big scoop about a campaign to undermine Occupy Wall Street this weekend?Newt Gingrich will unveil his plan to privatize social security today. He also thinks children should work as school janitors. Oh, and, um, he's the new frontrunner.Aaaaaannnnd.... that's the end of the supercommittee.Alleged "Lone Wolf" terrorist arrested in NYC bomb plot.At least 22 killed in Cairo, Egypt's Tahrir Square.You stay classy, NASCAR fans.Meet the 2012 Rhodes Scholars. read more

Links for the 11/18 TRMS

Links for the 11/18 TRMS

11/19/11 04:17AM

 Poll: Romney, Gingrich in statistical dead heat in N.H. Minorities Drove Texas Growth, Census Figures ShowFederal court rejects Texas redistricting mapsTexas redistricting's bumpy roadArizona Governor Jan Brewer Removes Redistricting Chair, Calls Special Session (w/Addendum)Gov. Jan Brewer Can't Explain Her Partisan Political Tampering In Arizona's Redistricting ProcessARIZONA INDEPENDENT REDISTRICTING COMMISSION v. JANICE K. read more

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