‘ED Show’ playbook: Thursday, Dec. 13

Updated
File Photo: President Barack Obama sits with House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, and Sen. Dick Durbin...
File Photo: President Barack Obama sits with House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, and Sen. Dick Durbin...
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President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner meet again to discuss the looming “fiscal cliff.” Are they closer to a deal?

Tonight, Ed welcomes Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) for reaction.

Then, Republican bullies in the Senate get their way. U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice withdraws her name from consideration for secretary of state.

Michael Steele, msnbc Analyst and former Chairman of the Republican National Committee, and msnbc Political Analyst Jonathan Alter respond to the ugly politics that took Rice down.

The people of Michigan are fighting back against Gov. Rick Snyder’s assault on workers. Tonight, Michigan’s own Michael Moore joins Ed on the set to unveil his plan to undo the Republican sneak attack.

Last night’s 12-12-12 concert in New York raised a ton of money for Hurricane Sandy relief, but House Republicans are holding up federal dollars. Ed will tell us why.

And in the BIG Finish, a meteorologist is fired for responding to racist taunt on Facebook. Rhonda Lee, formerly of KTBS 3  in Shreveport, Louisiana, tells us her side of the story!

It’s going to another blockbuster @edshow at 8pET on @msnbctv.

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‘ED Show’ playbook: Thursday, Dec. 13

Updated