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Guest List, Monday 7/25

07/25/11 07:48PM

***Breaking news tonight with President Obama speaking from the East Room at 9pm about the ongoing debt ceiling debate-- with only 8 days until the U.S. government will default. We'll talk about what the President has to say and where we're headed as the countdown continues.***   Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY)Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN)  Robert Reich, Former U.S. read more

Morning EDition: July 25, 2011

07/25/11 11:51AM

I'm back. Did I miss anything? Here's today's Morning EDition, reflecting, I'm sure, my attempt to play catch-up on the stuff I missed while I was off. Apologies in advance!TODAYWe are one week from the Aug. 2 deadline; keeping in mind we've already blown through the timeframe the president said was necessary to allow for time to write the legislation.Pres. Obama addresses the National Council of La Raza on immigration.House Republicans meet early this afternoon; House Democrats, late this afternoon.BUDGETSadly, we know the way out. And it's easy. read more

SEN. INHOFE'S OFFICE MOCKS HEAT WAVE, AFTER PEOPLE DIE IN HIS STATE

SEN. INHOFE'S OFFICE MOCKS HEAT WAVE, AFTER PEOPLE DIE IN HIS STATE

07/22/11 05:49PM

As Think Progress pointed out earlier today, Oklahoma City has seen 30 days this year with temperatures topping 100 degrees. The city normally has around 12 100 degree days every year. The number of heat related deaths in Oklahoma is now at 5 and with autopsies pending on 8 more cases that number could rise to 13. So... What does Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe's Press Office do when their state is in the midst of a killer heat wave? read more

Norquist flip-flops

Norquist flip-flops

07/21/11 08:00PM

Grover Norquist said not extending a tax cut did not technically constitute a violation of his no tax pledge, then he changed his mind. watch

Tea Party hijacking

Tea Party hijacking

07/21/11 08:00PM

The Tea Party Republicans are passing up the deal of a lifetime. And more Republicans are starting to call them out for holding up a deal. watch

House GOP hijacks the FAA

House GOP hijacks the FAA

07/21/11 08:00PM

The House and Senate are at war over a bill to fund the Federal Aviation Administration. Ed Schultz talks about what Rep. John Mica has done to cost some... watch

Guest List, Thursday 7/21

07/21/11 07:59PM

Rep. John Garamendi (D- CA)Jim Wallis, President and CEO of Sojourners     80% of Americans don't want Washington to touch Social Security or Medicare.. and about 50 million Americans rely on Social Security benefits. Yet, "modifications" to the Big 3 are STILL on the table in the debt ceiling negotiations. Democrats need to decide which side they're going to take and whether they're willing to place the burden of sacrifice on the middle class. We'll talk about it. read more

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