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The Man Who Can Bring Down Gas Prices?

05/12/11 02:47PM

Pres. Obama last night announced he will nominate Mark Wetjen to replace Michael Dunn on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. As we discussed on The Ed Show early this year, this one appointment has the potential to do more than anything else to bring down gas prices. Why? Part of the CFTC's job is to minimize the undue influence of commodity speculators on the price of gas. But so far, only two out of five commissioners have publicly supported that goal -- even though the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law requires the CFTC to do this. read more

GOP fear campaign

05/11/11 10:36PM

Tonight on The Ed Show, we showed you this montage of GOP members at the 2004 RNC.  They didn't hesitate before parading around their national security policies (albeit failed ones). Interestingly, now that President Obama caught the world's most wanted terrorist, the party is suddenly offended by the Commander in Chief talking about our national security. read more

Ed's Guest List, Wednesday 5/11

05/11/11 08:59PM

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, Former Chief of Staff at the State Department during Gen. Colin Powell's term.  He is currently the Pamela Harriman Visiting Professor at the College of William & Mary. Rep. Gary Peters, (D-MI).Rev. Al Sharpton, National Action Network President.Rep. Jim McDermott, (D-WA) read more

GM's success

GM's success

05/11/11 08:00PM

Rep. Gary Peters, D-MI, is on with Ed Schultz to talk about General Motors’ decision to invest $2 billion in 17 U.S. plants and its effect on the struggling... watch

Fox News Common nonsense

Fox News Common nonsense

05/11/11 08:00PM

Rev. Al Sharpton talks to Ed about the Fox News fixation on the rapper Common attending a poetry reading at the White House and how the network is desperate... watch

What's in Ed's Head: 5/11/11

05/11/11 03:34PM

These are the stories the staff of The Ed Show are keeping an eye on tonight ...The Navy SEALs will finally be honored by the House for their successful bin Laden raid after delays--commemorating the troops wasn't "substantive and meaningful" enough for the attention of House GOP members.Even Wall Street encourages raising taxes to address the deficit.Newt Gingrich will reportedly announce his plan to run for president tonight. The rapper, Common, will attend a poetry reading at the White House today and Fox News doesn’t approve. read more

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