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Senator Inhofe thinks he is above the law

Senator Inhofe thinks he is above the law

07/06/11 08:00PM

Ed Schultz, who is a pilot himself, calls out Senator James Inhofe's nonsense that he was the aggrieved party when he recklessly landed a plane on a runway that was closed for repair and full of construction workers. watch

Underbuzzed

07/06/11 02:31PM

Here's my list of today's underbuzzed stories. Add your own in the comments, as always.Even including Pres. Obama's twitter town hall today, I think the day's most telling tweet came from Speaker Boehner (R-OH). He said, asking of the president:Will you outline a plan #4jobs - other than more spending - for the American people? http://bit.ly/jr7prr #askobama GOP plan: jobs.gop.govWhat's so telling about this is that Boehner implicitly acknowledges that spending is a plan 4jobs. And then rules it out. Why? Because the deficit is more important? But then why the refusal to raise taxes? read more

The Wednesday Outlook: Proximity and Paranoia

07/06/11 01:07PM

The Tea Party's fiscal disconnect between spending on themselves and cutting spending on others isn't hypocrisy. It's not even disingenuous. But it is vital to understanding the mentality that has paralyzed our ability to manage our national affairs at the moment.Sam Stein has an absolutely essential piece up at Huffington Post. He'll be on tonight to talk about it, too, so make sure you don't miss it. What he found out was that lots of freshman Republicans are cutting national spending on the one hand, while also seeking more spending for their own districts. read more

Morning EDition: July 6, 2011

07/06/11 11:46AM

Here's today's Morning Edition. Full day in Washington today. The default clock's ticking one day louder.Check back later for today's Underbuzzed and Outlook.TODAYPres. Obama holds a twitter town hall this afternoon.House debates defense-spending bill. BUDGET / ECONOMY read more

Romney flip flops on the lies

Romney flip flops on the lies

07/05/11 08:00PM

Romney is twisting himself in knots over his lies about Obama's economic policies, including his claim that Allentown Metal Works closed because of Obama, but the Mayor of Allentown joins Ed Schultz to set it straight. watch

Minnesota is shut down

Minnesota is shut down

07/05/11 08:00PM

More than 20,000 people in Minnesota are out of work as the state government shutdown continues. Republican Presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty says he was the winner of Minnesota's last government shutdown. But former Republican Minnesota Governor... watch

Health insurance rates slashed as much As 40%

Health insurance rates slashed as much As 40%

07/05/11 08:00PM

President Obama's Department of Health and Human Services cuts the rates of the health care law's Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan by as much as 40% in 17 states. To help the uninsured get health care, "The Ed Show" teams up with the National... watch

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