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Ed's Guest List, Thursday 3/31

03/31/11 09:14PM

Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger, Captain of flight 1549: “Miracle on the Hudson”E.J. Dionne, a Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution and Washington Post columnistWes Spradlin, Ohio firefighter of 20 yearsLeo Gerard, United Steel Workers International PresidentFormer Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA) and former Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy read more

Exclusive Interview: Capt. Sullenberger

Exclusive Interview: Capt. Sullenberger

03/31/11 06:28PM

In an exclusive TV interview tonight, Captain Sullenberger, the pilot who famously saved flight 1549 by landing it in the Hudson River, will be speaking out to Ed about the provision in the FAA bill that would impede on aviation and rail workers' rights to band together as unions.  The White House has also taken a stand against the amendment and is threatening to use veto power to block passage, if it comes to that.   Tonight, Capt. Sully explains his outrage on this proposed legislation. read more

Roast gone wrong

03/31/11 05:19PM

Rep. Ben Quayle (R-AZ) went down in flames last night as he tried his hand at comedy during the 67th Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association dinner.At one point he singled out Politico and got some especially loud groans for this one:"I'm really honored to be here with so many distinguished speakers and members of the media. I gotta tell you, it's a little weird for me to be speaking at an event that's been sponsored by the media. Although I come from a newspaper family, we seem to have a strained relationship with the press. read more

What's in Ed's Head: 3/31/11

03/31/11 03:35PM

These are the stories the staff of The Ed Show are keeping an eye on ...Third time’s a charm:  It took three orders, but Scott Walker is coming around to accepting the judge’s ruling that there should be no further implementation of his anti-union bill.White House may veto the FAA bill if it interferes with aviation and railway workers’ ability to organize. read more

Even Right-Wing Media Not Good Enough for Palin

03/31/11 11:49AM

I try not to bother with Sarah Palin stories. I've never thought she'd run for president, so it always seemed like sideshow stuff to me. This one, though, makes me laugh. On that basis, I wanted to share it.The Daily Caller, Tucker Carlson's answer to HuffPo, did a piece cataloguing conservative criticism of a Palin law that, after she quit, benefited the production of her show in Alaska. It's important to understand that the piece is not about Palin, it's about conservative criticism of something involving Palin.Palin attacked The Daily Caller. For several things, all of which are amusing. read more

Ed's Guest List, Wednesday 3/30

03/30/11 08:34PM

Col. Jack Jacobs, (Ret.), msnbc Military AnalystJeremy Scahill, National Security Correspondent of The NationRep. Tim Ryan (D-OH)Chris Hayes, Washington Editor of The NationRobert Reich, Former U.S. Labor Secretary, UC Berkeley ProfessorSen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) read more

What's in Ed's Head: 3/30/11

03/30/11 04:07PM

These are the stories the staff of The Ed Show are keeping an eye on ...There are mounting fears of a government shutdown which could lead to a recession and Democrats are worried there’s no way around it. Obama takes a stand for energy reform in his speech at Georgetown University today. While Exxon Mobile rakes in billions, they're denying the standard annual raise for the clerical staff of a refinery in Texas.A WI judge stands firm on her ruling and WI Republicans face even more well-deserved obstacles.                          read more