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Wisconsin GOP says jobless don't want jobs

Wisconsin GOP says jobless don't want jobs

06/22/11 08:00PM

More than 10,000 jobless Wisconsinites are no longer receiving unemployment benefits because State Republicans keep delaying a decision to accept federal benefit funding. State legislators say extending the benefits will discourage the jobless from... watch

Obama’s goal in Afghanistan

Obama’s goal in Afghanistan

06/22/11 08:00PM

President Obama said his goal in Afghanistan is to make sure there is “no safe-haven from which al Qaeda or its affiliates can launch attacks against our homeland, or our allies.” watch

What's in Ed's Head: 6/22/11

06/22/11 07:37PM

These are the stories the staff of The Ed Show are keeping an eye on ...President Obama will give his plan for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan tonight.  Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews join Ed on the program and we'll get all 3 of their reactions to the speech at 10 PM on msnbc. The Wisconsin GOP is jeopardizing unemployment benefits for... read more

Underbuzzed

06/22/11 04:23PM

Tonight's Afghanistan speech will blow a lot of other stories off the newscape. A few of them caught my eye as deserving more attention than they'll likely get. Here they are:James Risen was one of the most important reporters in the struggle to reveal the excesses and abuses of power undertaken by the Bush Administration in the name... read more

The Wednesday Outlook

06/22/11 02:31PM

It's amazing how quickly hawks turn to doves. Pretty much the entire GOP presidential field wants to draw down in Afghanistan. Today, at least, we got a glimpse of why this is.Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell explained that the Republican position on the use of US military power depends in some degree...on which party the president... read more

Morning EDition: June 22, 2011

06/22/11 11:11AM

Of course, what the president has to say tonight about Afghanistan will drive much of our program. But we'll be getting other stuff in, too. Anything in particular you think we should be hitting tonight? Let us know in the comments.TODAYThe President addresses the nation about Afghanistan at 8pm eastern. read more

Saving lives

Saving lives

06/21/11 09:32PM

The National Association of Free Clinics needs your help.Last year Ed personally attended 5 of the 7 free clinics that were largely funded by msnbc viewers and now he's at it again.  On August 29th Ed will be at the free health care clinic in New Orleans.Executive Director of NAFC, Nicole Lamoureux, is on the program tonight to discuss the... read more

Ed's Guest List, Tuesday 6/21

06/21/11 08:54PM

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT).Rep. Peter Welch, (D-VT).Robert Greenwald, Documentary filmmaker and the Director of the Brave New Foundation.Nicole Lamoureux, Executive Director of The National Association of Free Clinics.Sally Kohn, Founder and Chief Education Officer of movementvision.org. read more

Does Obama's troop withdrawal go far enough?

Does Obama's troop withdrawal go far enough?

06/21/11 08:00PM

President Obama is set to announce a troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. Some are worried the withdrawal is too big. Others say it's not enough. Ed Schultz talks with Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) and documentarian Robert Greenwald about what it might mean... watch

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