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Morning Maddow: November 16

11/16/11 07:53AM

Occupy Cal protesters defy authorities and pitch tents. The White House responds to the raid on Zuccotti Park, and Occupy DC takes over the corporate HQ of the park's owners.The latest on the efforts to restore the People's Library at Occupy Wall Street.New study: America increasingly divided into rich and poor.President Obama announces our permanent military presence in Australia.A new poll shows a majority of Wisconsin voters want to recall Gov. Scott Walker.Mark Kelly accuses Speaker Boehner of bad manners for not visiting Rep. Gabby Giffords. read more

'Occupy' is here to stay

'Occupy' is here to stay

11/15/11 07:00PM

Robert Reich, professor of public policy at UC Berkeley and former Secretary of Labor under President Clinton talks with Rachel Maddow about the staying... watch

A whole lotta news

A whole lotta news

11/15/11 07:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of tonight's show - Occupy Wall Street protesters were evicted out of Zuccotti... watch

Ahead on the 11/15 Maddow show

11/15/11 06:25PM

Tonight's guests include:Robert Reich, professor of public policy at UC Berkeley, former secretary of labor under President Clinton and author of "Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future"   Jeff Sharlet, assistant professor at Dartmouth University, has covered the Occupy Wall Street story for Rolling StoneAbrahm Lustgarten, reporter for Propublica on frackingExecutive producer Bill Wolff shares a preview of tonight's show:  read more

Four Score and Eleventy Something Years Ago - Your Version

Four Score and Eleventy Something Years Ago - Your Version

11/15/11 04:26PM

Yesterday in response to a story in Salon that claims an official at Ford's Theatre found historical inaccuracies in Bill O'Reilly latest novel "Killing Lincoln," we invited you, our viewers, to create some Lincoln historical fiction of your own.The response was breathtaking. Though it's impossible to choose just one, here are a few notables:Trudi Brown Lincoln had been taking a lot of flack from the media about taking his fashionable wife to the theater. read more

Dining out with Thomas and Scalia

Dining out with Thomas and Scalia

11/15/11 03:30PM

Yesterday we noted that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is married to a paid advocate against the health reform law, which raises the question of whether he'll recuse himself now the Supreme Court says it will hear the case.Today, the LA Times raises another point:The day the Supreme Court gathered behind closed doors to consider the politically divisive question of whether it would hear a challenge to President Obama’s healthcare law, two of its justices, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas, were feted at a dinner sponsored by the law firm that will argue the case before the high cou read more

New York City pulls an Oakland on Occupy

New York City pulls an Oakland on Occupy

11/15/11 01:18PM

Of all people, ?uestlove broke the news.Soon after a Twitter alert from The Roots' drummer that police in riot gear were on their way to the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park, police swept in and cleared out what Mayor Mike Bloomberg deemed an "intolerable situation," arresting dozens of protesters (to the point of removing trees to which Occupiers chained themselves) (and even whatever journalists were allowed to cover the story). read more

Mayor Bloomberg orders Occupy Wall Street protesters to clear out

Mayor Bloomberg orders Occupy Wall Street protesters to clear out

11/15/11 08:51AM

 UPDATE: Here's some video from the scene this morning at around 2am. The location is about one block north of Zuccotti Park. Fair warning, some of the language may not be completely safe for work.Producer Mike Yarvitz recently moved downtown to the Financial District and sent this dispatch from Zuccotti Park and the Occupy Wall Street raid at 2:32 am this morning:As a new resident of the neighborhood, I just ran down there to check it out. It's a pretty wild scene.  HUGE NYPD presence everywhere in the area. read more

Morning Maddow: November 15

Morning Maddow: November 15

11/15/11 07:53AM

Occupy Wall Street moves to Foley Square after a surprise raid by police. What Mayor Bloomberg has to say about the clearing of Zuccotti Park.NY Times liveblog on #ows. Also check out Will Femia's overnight reports and morning updates, below.It's Day 1 of the campaign to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.Herman Cain responds to that amazing tape.Remember when ketchup was a vegetable? Looks like those days are back.We have a (semi) functioning government for another month. read more

Police raid Occupy Wall Street

Police raid Occupy Wall Street

11/15/11 03:32AM

UPDATING, 7:18 AM TUESDAY: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that the occupy party of Occupy Wall Street is over, and that protesters will no longer be allowed to bring tents, sleeping bags or tarps into the park: "Protestors have had two months to occupy the park with tents and sleeping bags. Now they will have to occupy the space with the power of their arguments." It sounds like a couple of hundred people have gathered in nearby Foley Square and may be planning to march back to the park. read more

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