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Maine voters reject Republican war on voting

Maine voters reject Republican war on voting

11/08/11 07:00PM

Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree talks with Rachel Maddow about the Republican war on voting rights in her state and across the country and reacts to the news that Maine voters have retaken the right to same-day voting registration. watch

(Not) funny because it's true

(Not) funny because it's true

11/08/11 07:00PM

Rachel Maddow points out that the day after former presidential candidate and Fox News host, Mike Huckabee, joked that Ohio Republicans should use dirty tricks to keep their political opponents from voting, like lying about election day, Ohio voters... watch

Rights issues raise profile of off-year...

Rights issues raise profile of off-year elections

11/08/11 07:00PM

Ben Jealous, president and CEO of the NAACP, talks with Rachel Maddow about the breaking news that Ohio voters have struck down the Republican union-stripping law, and discusses the civil rights themes in many of the state elections Tuesday night. watch

Election Night in America

Election Night in America

11/08/11 07:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of tonight's show - it's an Election Night extravaganza, plus we've got the... watch

Delightful

Delightful

11/08/11 04:15PM

Stop what you're doing and go scroll through Christoph Niemann's sketched account of his NYC marathon run. Now.  read more

Fear Itself (special asteroid edition)

11/08/11 03:30PM

An article in Foreign Policy detailing what potential threats keep our leaders up at night launched quite the discussion about your own fears and anxieties.Your responses were inspired (more on that in a sec.)I neglected to share my own personal nightmare, which is that an aircraft-carrier-sized asteroid will smash into the earth like Gallagher's hammer into a watermelon.A 1,300-foot-wide space bullet called 2005 YU55 is making a pass by the Earth today so close it's actually inside the moon's orbit. Too close! Too close! Says the L.A. read more

Michelle Obama not feeling sorry for Michelle Obama

11/08/11 01:45PM

This week the President is rolling out new Head Start reforms, but soon the First Lady will be reaching kids (and contrary to speculation, having a fun time doing it) by unabashedly dancing to a Maroon 5 song. On an upcoming episode of the Nickelodeon favorite iCarly, Mrs. Obama will dance and promote her Joining Forces initiative. The First Lady filmed the appearance back in June but this week, Perez Hilton got ahold of a clip in which the First Lady raises the roof and admits her daughter's friend, Jessica, didn't think she had the pull to appear on a popular tween show. read more

Maine GOP: Same-day voter registration is so gay

Maine GOP: Same-day voter registration is so gay

11/08/11 01:22PM

 The chair of Maine's Republican Party is defending an ad circulating in community newspapers that urges voters to keep Maine's new law making it harder to vote. The ad says that Equality Maine, a civil rights group, has donated to the ballot issue that would keep same-day voters registration in Maine -- and so, the ad says, voters should reject the ballot issue. read more

Best noon thing (or things)

Best noon thing (or things)

11/08/11 12:00PM

Some days there just doesn't seem to be anything fun to share. Some days there's an embarrassment of riches. Today we have three possible best noon things. Perhaps you could hit the comments and choose one?1. Chinese retirees perform Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance." Which is the only way I want to experience Lady Gaga from now on:2. A submission by Summer Ash: turtles and strawberries.3. A time-lapse video of Iceland during the midnight sun.Midnight Sun | Iceland from SCIENTIFANTASTIC on Vimeo. read more

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