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No muzzle, no debate in Massachusetts

06/20/12 08:00AM

As Rachel explained last night, "Something weird is going on with Republican Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts." As we discussed yesterday, Brown and his campaign team have been highly reluctant to debate Democrat Elizabeth Warren, and announced this week that the senator would only participate in a Kennedy Institute event if Brown&... read more

Morning Maddow: June 20

06/20/12 07:39AM

Meet the first beneficiaries of the new Obama policy not to deport young, illegal immigrants.The story behind that infamous Bain Capital money photo.House Republicans vote to let border patrol agents drive through sensitive wildlife areas.The Darrell Issa/Eric Holder kerfuffle isn't over.Birther Kreep beats prosecutor Peed to win a... read more

Will Ron Paul's success alter the GOP?

Will Ron Paul's success alter the GOP?

06/19/12 08:00PM

Steve Schmidt, McCain-Palin campaign senior strategist, talks with Rachel Maddow about whether the Ron Paul supporters insurgent within the Republican Party at the state level can have a directional impact on the party at the national level. watch

Egypt on edge as new government takes shape

Egypt on edge as new government takes shape

06/19/12 08:00PM

Richard Engel, NBC News chief foreign correspondent, reporting from Cairo on the political turmoil there and talks with Rachel Maddow about the political powers at odds in Egypt as the country determines its new leadership. watch

Ahead on the 6/19 Maddow show

06/19/12 07:07PM

Tonight's guests include:Richard Engel, NBC News chief foreign correspondent, reporting from CairoSteve Kornacki, senior writer for SalonSteve Schmidt, McCain-Palin campaign senior strategist and msnbc political analystWhile watching tonight's video preview, take a listen to tonight's soundtrack. Make sure to let the ad below play... read more

Tuesday's Mini-Report

06/19/12 05:30PM

Today's edition of quick hits:* Tahrir Square is once again the center of massive Egyptian protests.* On a related note, ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak's health is reportedly failing. read more

Infoxication takes a turn towards self-parody

Infoxication takes a turn towards self-parody

06/19/12 04:56PM

About a month ago, we talked about an Occupational Safety & Health Administration effort to prevent heat illnesses among outdoor workers, which led Fox News' Fox Nation website to run this headline: "Obama Regime: Working Outdoors Can Kill You."My esteemed colleague Kent Jones used the opportunity to launch the TRMS... read more

McConnell's imaginary high crimes

McConnell's imaginary high crimes

06/19/12 03:34PM

Late last week, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) spoke at a conservative think tank to make a spirited case against public disclosure in the campaign-finance system. As far as the Republican Leader is concerned, there's nothing wrong with wealthy interests buying American elections -- the real scandal is a proposal to let... read more

Rhode Island lawmakers starve own town

Rhode Island lawmakers starve own town

06/19/12 01:21PM

In Michigan, the state takes over broken cities by appointing an emergency manager with unilateral power to hire and fire, to sell or buy, to keep the town or recommend its dissolution. Under the new Republican majority, Michigan cut the money it used to share with local governments. Towns and cities and school districts that were already... read more

Rep. David Schweikert (R) of Arizona

The House GOP's 'fix' to Obama's immigration policy

06/19/12 12:42PM

Since Friday, most of the Republican complaints about President Obama's new immigration policy have focused on process -- the critiques have had less to do with the substance and more to do with how the president made the decision.There are, however, exceptions.Rep. read more

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