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The Tuesday Outlook: The Forgotten Romney Fib

07/05/11 02:41PM

A lot of today's Romney coverage has focused on the slipperiness of his responses about the economy. Does he think we're in a recovery or not? How could we be in a recovery, if Obama's policies made things worse than what we're recovering from? All very confusing. But also all very overly concerned about rhetoric and... read more

Afternoon EDition: July 5, 2011

07/05/11 12:51PM

Running behind today. Here's today's Morning EDition -- boldly rebranded to reflect my tardiness. And check back later for today's (late) Tuesday Outlook and Underbuzzed...TODAYSenate holds key vote on resolution authorizing Libya operations. read more

New Ed Show email newsletters

New Ed Show email newsletters

07/02/11 08:00AM

Launching July 12th, a new newsletter!The Ed Show blog alerts will be replaced by a new newsletterIf you get the Ed Show blog alerts, a text digest of Ed Show blog headlines, we will soon be discontinuing that and upgrading to a new email newsletter format. The new Ed Show newsletter will feature Ed's daily poll aside... read more

Guest List, Thursday 6/30

06/30/11 08:44PM

Steve Raysely, Staff Representative for United Steelworkers.Former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA), NBC News Political Analyst.John Nichols, Washington Correspondent of The Nation.Michael Eric Dyson, Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University and author of Can You Hear Me Now?: The Inspiration, Wisdom, and Insight of Michael Eric Dyson. Mike... read more

Bye bye Beck!

Bye bye Beck!

06/30/11 08:00PM

Reverend Al Sharpton and Media Matters' Eric Boehlert discuss Glenn Beck's swan song at Fox News watch

Romney lies about a previous lie

Romney lies about a previous lie

06/30/11 08:00PM

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney falsely claims he never said that the economy got worse under President Obama, and Romney's news conference at a closed steel mill is full of other whoppers as well. watch


06/30/11 04:31PM

I already did my big underbuzzed story of the day in an earlier post (the one about Mitt Romney's news conference), but here are a handful of others that caught my eye:David Corn over at Mother Jones reminds us of how much Republicans valued certainty for the fate of the economic climate -- certainty on issues that didn't really affect... read more

Romney's Epic News Conference Fail

06/30/11 12:15PM

Mitt Romney's appearance at the shuttered Allentown Metal Works today is meant to highlight the failure of the economic policies of Pres. Obama, who once visited the plant, spotlighting it as a symbol of hope for the economy.Here's the problem with Romney's news conference there. If you go back and read contemporary accounts of... read more

Morning EDition: June 30, 2011

06/30/11 11:14AM

The fallout from Pres. Obama's news conference continues. Primarily with the mounting feeling that the two parties can't agree on a deal to avoid default. Now what?TODAYPres. Obama speaks at DNC fundraiser in Philadelphia.The Senate votes on the confirmation of David Petraeus to head the CIA.Mitt Romney holds a news conference at a... read more

Guest List, 6/29/11

06/29/11 09:12PM

Alex Wagner, White House Correspondent for Politics Daily.Sally Kohn, Founder and Chief Education Officer of Walshe, Newsweek magazine contributor and co-author of Sarah from Alaska: The Sudden Rise and Brutal Education of a New Conservative Superstar.Rep. Keith Ellison, (D-MN).Dr. Rani Whitfield, Medical ... read more