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06/15/11 07:57PM

Big show tonight, and we're leading off with something even Elizabeth Hasselbeck agrees with. Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson and the NAACP's Hilary Shelton are on to talk about racism in right wing media.   Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has a plan to really bring down your gasoline bill. He's on with Ed tonight.   We'll talk to David Cay Johnston about the astonishing votes in Congress that will screw the poor and subsidize the rich. Ed's fired up. read more

Underbuzzed

06/15/11 04:41PM

A little short and a little late with my posts today -- we blew up the show a little bit. Lot of good stuff on the show tonight. Our lead, as of now, is a look at something not enough people are talking about. Meanwhile, here's today's OTHER Underbuzzed stories:This one went up last week but I missed it and it couldn't be more important. Just as the GOP is simultaneously helping to make food more expensive by protecting Wall St. read more

The Wednesday Outlook

06/15/11 04:14PM

We've got Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on tonight. At a news conference today, he spoke about new legislation he's introducing to crack down on the Wall Street speculation that has driven up gas prices. Literally, if it were passed and implemented, the law could bring gas prices down by some estimates as much as 25%. read more

Morning EDition: June 15, 2011

06/15/11 11:15AM

Weiner-gate continues to fade. Real stuff continues to reassert itself in Wisconsin and Washington. We've got our eye on a couple of events today, Sen. Sanders' news conference, and the House vote on taking food out of the mouths of the poor. Check back later for today's Outlook and Underbuzzed. Meanwhile, here's your Morning EDition:TODAYSen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) held a news conference at 10:30 today on a new bill giving the CFTC more power to bring down gas prices.NBC/WSJ poll to be released tonight.House considering Agriculture Appropriations Bill today. Votes expected this afternoon. read more

BREAKING NEWS IN WISCONSIN

06/14/11 07:30PM

The AP is now reporting that the Scott Walker law stripping public employees of their collective bargaining rights has been upheld by the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The Ed Show will be all over this tonight with WI Assemblyman Peter Barca (Remember, he was at the center of all of this). State Senator Chris Larson who was one of those Wisconsin 14 who fled the state to stop this law from being voted on in the first place, and the great John Nichols of the Nation Magazine. Here's how WTMJ is reporting the news. read more

Man on the Street: What do you think about Anthony Weiner?

06/14/11 03:54PM

As of now, he's holding on to his job.  We asked people in New York's Time Square Friday what they thought of Anthony Weiner - whether what he did counts as cheating, whether he should resign and whether they thought the sex scandal effects his ability to serve as a congressman.  The responses varied.  Here's what people had to say. read more

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