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11/03/11 12:08PM

ProPublica gets all Schoolhouse Rock with a music video about congressional redistricting. OK, it's no "I'm Just a Bill," but it's kinda catchy. Enjoy. read more

Report: Romney said he'd move the GOP left (and so much for that)

Report: Romney said he'd move the GOP left (and so much for that)

11/03/11 11:58AM

Which Mitt -- the Governor Romney who sold his own rise as a hope for softening the GOP's position against abortion rights? The one who promised to be moderate on gay rights? Or the one who's campaigning as a social conservative now? Steve Benen writes that Republicans may think Mitt Romney put one over on the liberals back then, but there's a price for that:ow do they know — how does anyone know — which side Romney is lying to? read more

The National Nurses United setting up a first aid station in Washington today.

Nurses: Taxing Wall Street is good for you

11/03/11 10:50AM

And today, here come the radicals of all radicals, nurses, setting out to occupy the Treasury in Washington, D.C. They're demanding a tax on financial transactions, in the name of social justice. Members of National Nurses United are coming from all over for today's occupation. read more

And let the people's motto ever be, 'United thus, and thus united - Free'

And let the people's motto ever be, 'United thus, and thus united - Free'

11/03/11 09:52AM

I got a little lost in a national motto rabbit hole yesterday. After the ridiculousness of the "In God We Trust" bill on Tuesday, I saw a few folks wondering aloud (atwitter?) about good old e pluribus unum. Particularly since it wasn't too long ago that the whole country was paying a lot of attention to people in tricorn hats waving copies of the Constitution in the air, spitting fricatives (founding fathers!), shouldn't there be a lot of support for a nice secular motto rooted in the nation's founding and more in tune with America's identity? read more

Morning Maddow: November 3

11/03/11 07:46AM

Dozens of arrests at Occupy Oakland. Yesterday in pictures.New study: the biggest 280 public firms paid little in taxes.The SEC expects to file more charges against Wall Street firms.Coloradans vote against tax hikes.The EPA may not be read more

How do I know that face?

How do I know that face?

11/03/11 01:54AM

This is a little weird, but since we're in the wee hours I'm going to take a liberty. Y'know that weird Rosie the Riveter image in Jan Brewer's book that Rachel showed tonight? Obviously it doesn't look very much like Jan Brewer, but it really looks like someone, doesn't it?I got a lot of blank stares when I suggested this in the cube farm, but maybe MaddowBlog readers are more likely to recognize former Ms Olympia, Cory Everson. She did some guest appearances on the Hercules TV show? read more

The Oakland Rachel knows

The Oakland Rachel knows

11/02/11 08:00PM

Cory Gnazzo, senior producer for The Rachel Maddow Show, previews the stories on Wednesday night's show, including Rachel Maddow's personal impressions of... watch

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