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Is Florida's voter purge 'all but over'?

06/08/12 10:52AM

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) is pushing a controversial voter-purge scheme, ostensibly trying to remove non-citizens from the voter rolls, but the effort has relied on bad data and had the effect of targeting thousands of eligible citizens. The Justice Department wants the purge to stop; Scott doesn't care.But on the ground, the decision isn... read more

Changing the way the Senate does business

Changing the way the Senate does business

06/08/12 09:20AM

A few weeks ago, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), a traditionalist who's resisted changes to the way the chamber operates, raised some eyebrows when he voiced support for systemic institutional changes. Three weeks later, it looks like he meant it.Referencing last year's reform efforts from Democratic Sens. Tom Udall and... read more

Free enterprise is not at risk

06/08/12 08:35AM

Back in December, Mitt Romney delivered one of several "major" speeches on economic policy, telling a New Hampshire audience that in President Obama's vision, "everyone receives the same or similar rewards, regardless of education, effort, and willingness to take risk." The Republican added, "Obama believes that... read more

Bernanke's less-than-subtle message to Congress

06/08/12 07:59AM

When Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered testimony to the Joint Economic Committee yesterday, most of the focus was on potential steps the Fed may consider to boost the domestic economy. And to be sure, Bernanke's willingness to act is critically important.But there was something else the Fed chairman told lawmakers that stood... read more

Morning Maddow: June 8

06/08/12 07:30AM

 Look out, public unions.Wisconsin recall spending topped $125 million.NY AG says mortgage task force won't rule out prosecuting big banks.Pentagon to law enforcement: No more spare weapons until you find the ones we gave you before.Congressman Issa jumps all over AG Holder over Fast and Furious gun program.California tax on cigarette ban... read more

A beautiful day for news

A beautiful day for news

06/07/12 08:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of Thursday’s show – lies in politics, plus disclosure dilemmas in political advertisements and an update in the John Ensign scandal. watch

Birther Kreep, or Peed into the win?

Birther Kreep, or Peed into the win?

06/07/12 08:00PM

Rachel Maddow reports that while birther Orly Taitz was not successful in her bid to challenge Senator Diane Feinstein, another avid birther, Gary Kreep, is extremely close to defeating opponent Garland Peed for a Superior Court judgeship. watch

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