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Palin on the road

Palin on the road

05/31/11 08:00PM

Msnbc’s Thomas Roberts reports on the next phase of Sarah Palin’s bus tour when she meets with Donald Trump, biker dudes, and Greta Van Susteren. watch

Bachmann on 2012

Bachmann on 2012

05/31/11 08:00PM

Michele Bachmann says she’s been consulting with God on whether or not to run for president. She also says that if she did become president she doesn’t know... watch

Top Stories: 5/31/11

05/31/11 05:02PM

We’re keeping an eye on the House vote scheduled for today on the decision of whether or not to raise the debt-ceiling. Gas prices were curiously low during Memorial Day weekend.More Wisconsin GOP state Senators join the recall list.Weiner accused of showing his Boehner.There’s more on Roger Ailes and his right-wing political machine in a new profile piece from Rolling Stone magazine. read more

Underbuzzed

05/31/11 04:04PM

WAY too much buzz is getting eaten up by Sarah Palin. Today's first Underbuzzed demonstrates that in a way the Gray Lady oughtta find embarrassing.From 6:01 yesterday morning to 11:40 this morning, a period of more than 24 hours, not a single posting on the politics and government blog of the New York Times was about anything other than Sarah Palin.Weather.com has a graphic representation of just how many places on the Eastern seaboard are seeing record heat this week. read more

The Tuesday Outlook

05/31/11 02:25PM

I had just noted for myself what a lot of commentators are pointing out -- that today's House vote on the debt ceiling is being done under suspension rules, which require a 2/3 majority and thus invalidate it as a test -- when I came across Jed Lewison unpacking even more reasons why it's bogus. I'm not sure I agree with Jed's recommended course of action in his headline, but it's definitely worth noting his point that, for no legislatively necessary reason, the bill includes blame for the debt. read more

Morning EDition: May 31, 2011

05/31/11 11:03AM

Hope everyone had a good Memorial Day. Summer is unofficially under way and here's what's going on today. Today's Outlook and Underbuzzed will be here later today, so check back.TODAYNo public events scheduled for the president. read more

The Ed Show Guest List, Thursday 5/26

05/26/11 09:15PM

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA). E.J. Dionne, a Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution and Washington Post columnist. Dan Dicker, Author of Oil's Endless Bid: Taming the Unreliable Price of Oil to Secure Our Economy.John Nichols, Washington Correspondent of The Nation.Shushannah Walshe, Newsweek magazine contributor and co-author of Sarah from Alaska: The Sudden Rise and Brutal Education of a New Conservative Superstar. read more

T-Paw supports rejected Ryan plan

T-Paw supports rejected Ryan plan

05/26/11 08:22PM

The Senate rejected the Ryan plan today after prominent public outcry against the budget proposal. Still, Republican GOP presidential candidate, Tim Pawlenty, says he would sign the wildly unpopular plan into law if he were president.   In a desperate attempt to defend himself, Pawlenty turned to Twitter and attacked the president.   read more

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