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No House vote tonight

No House vote tonight

07/28/11 08:00PM

Rev. Al Sharpton and Michael Eric Dyson react to the breaking news on Capitol Hill and discuss what this means for President Obama going forward. watch

Morning EDition: July 28, 2011

07/28/11 11:22AM

Politico's reporting that unnamed GOP leaders say the Boehner plan will be their last act on raising the debt ceiling. Quite a bluff, if that's what it is. I think a Boehner/Reid hybrid will end up passing, but I still say a last-minute clean bill is possible, too. We'll see. Here's today's Morning EDition:TODAYHouse tonight expected to vote on Speaker Boehner's (R-OH) budget cuts. DEBT CEILING / BUDGET read more

Guest List, Wednesday 7/27

07/27/11 08:05PM

Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) Katrina Vanden Heuvel, Editor and Publisher of The Nation     Boehner is working hard to round up enough votes to pass his plan "To Hold President Obama Accountable" (yes, that's really the name)-- dealing with the ideological rifts within his own party. While he told his caucus that the Senate would go along with the plan, Senate Democrats and Independents are sending a firm message that they will NOT support the bill, scheduled to be voted on tomorrow. Time is wasting and this dangerous game of politics is already taking a toll on the stock market. read more

Tea Party buyer's remorse

Tea Party buyer's remorse

07/27/11 08:00PM

Establishment Republicans and Republican tools who helped elect Tea Party Republicans are now regretting it because the Tea Party wants default that would... watch

Assault on the middle class

Assault on the middle class

07/27/11 08:00PM

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) joins Ed Schultz to explain how the debt ceiling plans in Congress put all the burden on lower- and middle-class Americans. watch

Morning EDition: July 27, 2011

07/27/11 11:31AM

 The dog days of summer are quieting things down a bit, finally -- on the non-debt ceiling stuff. Of that, however, there is plenty. Here's today's Morning EDition:TODAYTwo House committees hold hearings on homegrown terrorism. Unless it's by white Christians.BUDGETThe Treasury might have an extra week's worth of cash on hand. Pres. Obama's call for contacting Congress worked. Just ask Rep. Allen West (R-FL). And it ain't over yet.Wall St. created a monster it can't control. Yet, anyway.The Wall St. Journal is also sad about the monster.But maybe Wall St. read more

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