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New: Ed's promos with Spike Lee

04/25/11 04:52PM

Last month Ed went back to his hometown of Norfolk, VA to create his new msnbc Lean Forward promos, directed by Spike Lee.Ed returned to his hometown of Norfolk, Virginia, a place that helped shape his personal beliefs. Growing up in a middle-class neighborhood, Ed speaks up for those who have experienced the negative effects of the economy, including Norfolk factory and shipyard workers.Watch:Watch all the ads here. read more

What's in Ed's Head: 4/25/11

04/25/11 03:39PM

These are the stories the staff of The Ed Show are keeping an eye on …The GOP backpedaling on Medicare reform begins.Gov. Walker takes credit for jobs his Democratic predecessor created.Republicans are ready to make high gas prices a fault of the Dems. Boeing is biting the taxpayer’s hand that feeds it. read more

Michael Steele feels the middle class heat

04/22/11 04:38PM

Last night, former RNC Chairman Michael Steele was on the show.  He stuck around to meet two middle class public workers: Garrett Lamp, a Florida firefighter, and Michael Weinman, Director of Government Affairs for the Fraternal Order of Police in Ohio.  They used to vote Republican, but feel that the party is letting people like them down.    Watch these two middle class Americans give it to Steele straight and ask him why the GOP insists on making ends meet a constant struggle for them.   You'll be fired up when you do: read more

The joke's on Trump

04/21/11 09:42PM

Donald Trump has been getting a lot of attention for his flurry of media appearances lately, in which he suggests President Obama was not born in the United States--much like this interview with Meredith Vieira: Now, Jerry Seinfeld is backing out of an appearance for Eric Trump's charity event because of the birther comments and Papa Trump isn't happy about it.  In a NY Post article from today, The Donald lashes out at Seinfeld for taking a stand against the outrageous accusations against the president.This is the second public run-in with a comedian this month.  On April 7th, Bill Cosby re read more

Ed's Guest List, Thursday 4/21

04/21/11 08:45PM

Michael Steele, Former RNC Chairman. Garrett Lamp, Firefighter with the Orlando, Florida Fire Department.Michael Weinman, Director of Government Affairs for the Fraternal Order of Police in Ohio. Fmr. Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-ND) Bart Chilton, Commissioner of the Consumer Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Stephanie Miller, Radio talk show host.    read more

Trump’s birther flip-flop

Trump’s birther flip-flop

04/21/11 08:00PM

Radio host Stephanie Miller talks about the business mogul’s attempts to focus on more serious issues and get away from the birther issue in the upcoming... watch

Shots for signatures

Shots for signatures

04/21/11 08:00PM

A Wisconsin bartender is caught on tape exchanging alcoholic beverages for signatures on a recall petition for a Democratic state Senator. watch