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Bachmann is in it to win it

Bachmann is in it to win it

06/27/11 08:00PM

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann officially got into the presidential race today, and former RNC Chairman Michael Steele and the former Governor of Minnesota have a lot to say about her ability to turn the Republican nomination upside down. watch

Top Stories: 6/27/11

06/27/11 06:32PM

These are the stories the staff of The Ed Show are keeping an eye on ...Michele Bachmann is running for president.President Obama meets with Sen. McConnell for debt talks.New York state legalizes gay marriage.Wisconsin GOP judge chokes fellow judge in argument over union rights. read more


06/27/11 03:14PM

The Rev. Al Sharpton will be filling in for Ed all week. We'll be on top of tonight's budget talks between President Obama and Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), of course. But there's a lot of other stuff going on today, so here's today's Underbuzzed.Herman Cain really is getting a raw deal. He consistently... read more

The Monday Outlook

06/27/11 02:31PM

The president meets with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) tonight. So how serious is Sen. McConnell about having a grownup conversation on not just the debt, but spending and revenue? This serious, as Steve Benen points out. This is all pure political theater -- and to hell with the very real lives and jobs and businesses at stake... read more

Morning EDition: June 27, 2011

06/27/11 11:14AM

The Rev. Al Sharpton is on for Ed all week -- it'll be interesting to see whether his take differs from Ed on the week's big stories. Check back later for today's Outlook and Underbuzzed. Meanwhile, here's today's Morning EDition.TODAYPres. Obama meets with Sen. Maj. Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and then at 5pm eastern, Sen.... read more

Ed's Guest List, Thursday 6/23

06/23/11 09:03PM

Hetty Rosenstein, New Jersey state Director for the Communications Workers of America.Ezra Klein, Washington Post Columnist and msnbc Policy Analyst.Bill Press, Nationally syndicated radio talk show host and author of Toxic Talk: How the Radical Right Has Poisoned America’s Airwaves.Laura Flanders, host of GRITtv on Free Speech TV and editor of... read more

What's in Ed's Head: 6/23/11

06/23/11 08:22PM

These are the stories the staff of The Ed Show are keeping an eye on ...Union members rallied in Trenton, NJ, today in anticipation of a vote in the Statehouse that would spike rates on pensions and health benefits for public workers in the state.The spending cuts Republicans are pushing for would hurt the economy and stifle job creation.57% of... read more

Historic bill would legalize marijuana

Historic bill would legalize marijuana

06/23/11 08:00PM

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) and Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), the libertarian GOP presidential candidate, teamed up Thursday to introduce a bill that would let states decide whether to legalize growing and selling pot. See what Ed has to say about why this matters. watch