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Georgia sets new date to kill Troy Davis

Georgia sets new date to kill Troy Davis

09/07/11 02:05PM

I admit that I don't know as much as I should about the Troy Davis case. I know, as you might, that 20 years ago, Davis was convicted quickly and sentenced to die in Georgia for the killing of off-duty policeman Mark MacPhail two years earlier. I understand also that a significant movement believes that Mr. Davis may be as he maintains: innocent.As noted in this article about Mr. Davis' brief 2007 stay of execution, most of the witnesses have recanted or contradicted their earlier testimony (and some alleged that they were coerced into giving it). read more

A tale of two tweets

A tale of two tweets

09/07/11 11:05AM

This morning two tweets appeared within four minutes of each other in my news feed. First I saw this: And then this:Discuss. read more

We came in peace for all mankind

09/07/11 10:10AM

what I believe history will record. That America's challenge of today has forged man's destiny of tomorrow. And, as we leave the Moon at Taurus-Littrow, we leave as we came and, God willing, as we shall return: with peace and hope for all mankind..." read more

The light-blue chunks of deficit are mostly the Bush tax cuts.

The fight of your middle-class life

09/07/11 09:00AM

Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) had this to say last night about her new campaign for Senate:We're in an epic struggle. This is really, in my mind and many others, about the survival of the middle class. read more

Morning Maddow: September 7

09/07/11 07:39AM

There will be no formal Republican response to President Obama's jobs speech.The White House tries to save the Post Office.Would today's Republicans elect Ronald Reagan?Fmr. Pres. Bush (43) to speak at the 9/11 commemoration in Shanksville, PA.Nearly a third of middle class Americans are downwardly mobile.Ummm... okay, John Bolton. Thanks for your time.Charles Koch: Chris Christie is "my kind of guy." read more

Describing a serious jobs plan

Describing a serious jobs plan

09/06/11 08:00PM

With Mitt Romney threatening to literally bring back the architect of of the George W. Bush economic disaster, Bob Herbert, distinguished senior fellow at Demos, talks with Rachel Maddow about what needs to be in President Obama's jobs plan. watch

Up for a game of Plan-o-poly?

Up for a game of Plan-o-poly?

09/06/11 08:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of tonight's show - the GOP presidential candidates release their own jobs plans in preparation for President Obama's jobs plan announcement this Thursday, plus the executive... watch

Obama comes out big for unions

Obama comes out big for unions

09/06/11 08:00PM

With President Obama and Vice President Biden coming out strong for unionized workers over the Labor Day weekend, Rep. Tammy Baldwin talks with Rachel Maddow about the importance of organized labor to Democratic electoral success. watch

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