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Rep. Jeff Landry (R-La.) is the one with the sign.

Imaginary TSA 'waivers'

06/05/12 11:30AM

Rep. Jeff Landry (R-La.) is working with the American Center for Law and Justice, a legal group founded by radical TV preacher Pat Robertson, to challenge the Obama administration's policy on access to contraception. read more

'Don't try and stop the foreclosure process'

06/05/12 10:11AM

Last fall, campaigning in Nevada, Mitt Romney took a curious line on housing policy, which Democrats were quick to seize on.The Republican said at the time, "on't try and stop the foreclosure process. Let it run its course, and hit the bottom." In states like Arizona, Florida, and Nevada, where so many families are underwater,... read more

Giving new meaning to 'reckless spending'

Giving new meaning to 'reckless spending'

06/05/12 09:25AM

Karl Rove's attack operation, Crossroads GPS, is launching a new attack ad this week, spending $7 million on commercials accusing President Obama of adding to the national debt through "reckless spending."The complaint is ironic, in a way -- the driving factors behind the debt are the policies left behind by Rove's old boss -... read more

Obama campaign pushes against double standard

06/05/12 08:35AM

For the last few months, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has had quite a bit of success driving the major political discussions of the day. Team Romney says Hilary Rosen's comments matter, so for a short while, the political world obsesses over Hilary Rosen. They say Cory Booker's comments matter, so for a short while, the... read more

Paycheck Fairness Act faces Senate vote

06/05/12 08:00AM

After weeks of wrangling, the Paycheck Fairness Act will finally reach the Senate floor today, where it's likely to face strong opposition from Republicans. Democratic supporters, however, are investing quite a bit of energy into the proposal.Yesterday, for example, the White House organized a conference call on the legislation, and... read more

Morning Maddow: June 5

06/05/12 07:45AM

It's Wisconsin recall day. Mother Jones has the numbers.There are also primaries in Iowa, California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota.Local elections boards in Florida are advised to stop the voter purge, while Gov. Rick Scott defends it.Solyndra, meet Konarka.How Romney used to talk about the individual mandate.If you don&... read more

The far-reaching impact of a Texas-sized mess

The far-reaching impact of a Texas-sized mess

06/04/12 08:00PM

Gail Collins, columnist for the New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about her new book, “As Texas Goes: How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda," and how the size and influence of Texas on national politics and policy means that when... watch

The eve of many things

The eve of many things

06/04/12 08:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of Monday’s show – a preview of tomorrow’s recall election in Wisconsin, plus it is the eve of the vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act in the House of Representatives, and Gail... watch

Wisconsin boils down to ‘people politics’

Wisconsin boils down to ‘people politics’

06/04/12 08:00PM

Mordecai Lee, professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and former WI state senator, talks with Rachel Maddow about the campaign conditions in Wisconsin, the day before the election that could recall Governor Scott Walker, his lieutenant... watch

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