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Austerity Wisconsin

Austerity Wisconsin

11/10/11 01:55PM

Three related headlines from Wisconsin. First, regarding Wisconsin education, "Survey finds school districts have taken hits, Walker touts reforms."The loss of aid was supposed to be made up with flexibility passed by the Legislature that allows school districts to impose an increased share of costs for health insurance and pensions on employees.Some districts, however, were locked into labor contracts that pre-empted the new state law.Second, regarding Wisconsin proposing to charge the poor more for health coverage, "Medicaid changes would drop 65,000 state residents."Rep. read more

The many minds of Mitt Romney, the blank mind of, of...

11/10/11 09:22AM

Texas Governor Rick Perry says that he's not quitting and that his inability in last night's to remember his own burn-it-down platform for governing won't finish his presidential campaign. But when a politician is seemingly so bent on such a complete remaking of government, he can look remarkably unserious in a hurry if he can't remember the third pillar he intends to knock down. Gail Collins, bless her heart, knows where her sympathies lie: read more

Morning Maddow: November 10

Morning Maddow: November 10

11/10/11 08:17AM

Perry: "This ain't a day for quitting nothing."Americans for Prosperity says its reimbursements to Herman Cain's campaign were legal.Sen. Rand Paul to try to block EPA regulations today.Senate Judiciary votes on DOMA repeal.Greece names a new Prime Minister.Police try to disband "Occupy" encampment at UC Berkeley.Penn State student rally in support of Joe Paterno gets out of hand.As promised on last night's show: Christmas-birthday-graduation-anniversary-Hogmanay for Civics dorks comes today.  read more

Hairline fractured reality

Hairline fractured reality

11/10/11 02:20AM

Inspired by the fine work at Moustair, here's our contribution to the mustache-as-hair genre.I kinda went for uni-brow with Cain.ADDING: Here's the video in case you're finding this in the future and wondering what the heck this is all about. read more

You might think you're having a tough week...

11/09/11 10:38PM

...but at least you didn't accidentally set off 20 minutes worth of fireworks all at once at the town festival.(I know the explanation is "technical hitch" but can you imagine the poor guy standing next to the switch after this happened?) read more

Post-election analysis

Post-election analysis

11/09/11 07:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of tonight's show - the latest on the results of last night's elections, plus... watch

Ahead on the 11/9 Maddow show

11/09/11 06:25PM

Tonight's guests include:Celinda Lake, Democratic pollster   Rep. Raul Grijalva, (D) Arizona, co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus   Terry O'Neill, president of the National Organization for WomenExecutive producer Bill Wolff shares a preview of tonight's show: read more

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