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Guest List, Tuesday 7/26

07/26/11 08:27PM

Rep. John Garamendi (D- CA)Leo Gerard, United Steel Workers International President Last night President Obama asked Americans to speak up in the ongoing and perpetually deadlocked debate over the debt ceiling. And they rallied to voice their concerns. House switchboards have been swamped and servers have crashed with the high volume of constituent response. Did you reach out to your Member of Congress? With only seven days left until default we're talking about the ongoing debate and the aftermath of last night's speeches by President Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner. read more

Wisconsin Gov. Walker making it harder to...

Wisconsin Gov. Walker making it harder to vote

07/26/11 08:00PM

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker already signed a bill that affects the voting rights of the poor. Now he's making it harder for them to vote at all. Democratic State Senator Lena Taylor and NAACP President Ben Jealous join Ed Schultz to discuss the... watch

Morning EDition: July 26, 2011

07/26/11 11:40AM

Not surprisingly, reaction to and analysis of last night's speeches dominate today's political news. In the actual economy, however, there is no shortage of stories suggesting we're still in trouble even if we do raise the debt ceiling. Here's today's Morning EDition:TODAYThe Senate debates the debt ceiling this afternoon.BUDGETIs Aug. 2nd really a drop-dead deadline? Maybe not. It could be almost two weeks later. Yay? What the poll numbers say, and even if Obama is "winning," the debt battle is still hurting him on the economy.Sperling won't threaten veto of a short-term increase. read more

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