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Ahead on the 10/11 Maddow show

10/11/11 06:38PM

Tonight's guests include:John Stanton, reporter for Roll Call   Bill Maher, host of "Real Time with Bill Maher" on HBOExecutive producer Bill Wolff shares a preview of tonight's show:  read more

Occupy Wall Street, voting rights edition

10/11/11 05:12PM

Former Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer, a Republican, has come out in support of Occupy Wall Street. Locked out of the debates because of low polling, Mr. Roemer is using his presidential campaign to hammer away at the issue of big money buying elections.Today, he took his cause to Occupy Wall Street. Only a few people knew who he was -- not none, but not many. Most seemed stunned that a Republican showed up. One group in particular grilled him about why he was running as a Republican, given this year's Republican laws to make voting harder. read more

You okay, mister?

Funny/not funny?

10/11/11 02:21PM

This seems like maybe the one time it's okay to laugh at people's pain. The Associated Press reports today that sixteen actors dressed as zombies were injured when they fell from a platform during a movie shoot today. The funny part?Toronto emergency medical spokesman Peter Macintyre said the victims' costumes made it difficult at first for crews to assess the severity of their injuries.Paramedics responded to the call from Cinespace Film Studios around 8 a.m. read more

This is working for Herman Cain

This is working for Herman Cain

10/11/11 11:45AM

Say what you want about Herman Cain, but the guy could sell tax cuts for millionaires to a nation of working families. Yesterday on the Sean Hannity Show:I said they should be protesting in front of the White House because Wall Street did not produce these failed economic polices. Wall Street did not spend a trillion dollars, nearly, of if you want to start at $787 billion, almost a trillion dollars, of failed economic stimulus.Wall Street isn't the one that is now proposing that we spend another $450 billion that's not going to work because the other trillion dollars didn't work. read more

Whose public space?

Whose public space?

10/11/11 10:54AM

It wouldn't be the first time Andy Dallos looked out the windows of the TRMS global command center to see a bunch of goofy people swimming in the fountain across the street so perhaps he shouldn't have been too surprised.  read more

Fighting back in the hardest places

Fighting back in the hardest places

10/11/11 09:48AM

Last night's opening block was all about fighting back. We looked at examples in Arizona, Ohio, Tennessee, Maine and Colorado, all places where progressives have decided not to give up. Whether they're pushing back for voting rights or union rights or humane immigration policy, people across the U.S. are not giving up.This morning my aunt Cathy posted this from our hometown in Mississippi, the story of what might be the first-ever pro-gay anything in Tupelo. read more