‘ED Show’ playbook: Thursday, Nov. 15

Updated

Mitt Romney’s comments about “gifts” turns into a big gift for Democrats and a new reason for Republicans to run away from their former nominee as fast as they can.

Tonight, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) and Michael Steele, former Chairman of the Republican National Committee and msnbc Analyst, joins Ed to look at the Republican chaos that plays right into the hands of Democrats.

Then, Sen. Bernie Sanders stands up for the middle class, while Republican leaders try to hold the line for millionaires. Ruth Conniff, Political Editor of The Progressive Magazine, and E.J. Dionne, a Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution and Washington Post columnist, join Ed for that discussion.

President Obama and the Democrats focus on what’s really at stake in the fiscal fight, visiting  a section of Staten island still reeling from Hurricane Sandy. We’ll explain what it all means for American cities.

Sen. John McCain demands answers on Benghazi, and then skips a briefing on the attack that left four Americans dead. Richard Wolffe, Executive Editor, msnbc.com, msnbc Political Analyst, breaks down another bizarre day for McCain.

A Denny’s franchise owner delivers a grand slam to workers over the president’s health care law. We’ll have the details.

And in the Big Finish, outrage over President Obama’s re-election hits a whole new level as radical Republicans bring up impeachment. Seriously. Michael Tomasky, Special Correspondent, The Daily Beast, joins Ed for reaction and analysis.

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'ED Show' playbook: Thursday, Nov. 15

Updated