‘ED Show’ playbook: Friday, Nov. 30

Updated
After private talks with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner said no substantive progress has...
After private talks with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner said no substantive progress has...
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The adult in the room continues his campaign to cut taxes for the middle class, while John Boehner keeps shooting spitballs.

Sam Stein, Huffington Post political editor, brings us the latest on the stalemate and the Democrats’ upper hand.

Then, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) gets downright ridiculous with his demands to weaken Medicare. One of the architects of Obamacare, Dr. Zeke Emanuel,  responds tonight.

Senate Republicans have used a record number of filibusters since Democrats took control, and John Boehner is fighting to keep it that way. John Nichols, Washington Correspondent for The Nation, on why it’s time to shut it down.

House Republicans pass an immigration bill Democrats say is “divisive and inferior.” Tonight, Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA) explains why the Latino community won’t be fooled.

And in the BIG Finish, the nation’s first fast food strike is a historic protest for worker’s rights. Labor journalist Sarah Jaffe tells us what you need to know about the lowest paid workforce in the country.

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‘ED Show’ playbook: Friday, Nov. 30

Updated