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What's in Ed's Head: 3/16/11

03/16/11 03:48PM

These are the stories the staff of The Ed Show are keeping an eye on ...“Modern day samurai” nuclear workers attempt to stop the meltdown.A new power line could be just what they need at the Fukushima nuclear facility as it may pacify the nuclear crisis.Tonight, WI GOP Senators head out of town to be meeting with their with lobbyist friends in DC, but WI Dems plan to crash the party.Protests weren’t enough in Michigan to block Gov. Snyder’s bill, so the bill to expand financial manager powers is made into law.  read more

Monitoring Japan’s nuclear disaster

Monitoring Japan’s nuclear disaster

03/15/11 08:00PM

President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research, Arjun Makhijani discusses whether the actions to fix the damaged nuclear reactors and evacuate the effected region are working. watch

What's in Ed's Head: 3/15/11

03/15/11 04:29PM

These are the stories the staff of The Ed Show are keeping an eye on ...Japan may face nuclear disaster as radiation levels are on the rise.Gov. John Kasich will reveal the Ohio state budget as his approval rating stands at 40%.GOPAC joins the Wisconsin fight, as the state anticipates the anti-union law to go in to effect March 26th.WI state Sen. Maj. Leader Scott Fitzgerald denies WI-14 the right to vote in committees. Newest Fox News Host: Former Sen. Evan “too much partisanship” Bayh. read more

Disaster in Japan

Disaster in Japan

03/14/11 09:31PM

Tonight, Ed will have the latest on the crisis in Japan.2,800 people are confirmed dead and the death toll is expected to rise beyond 10,000--especially after a third reactor exploded there just hours ago.As the rest of the world rethinks nuclear power, and Japanese officials still don't know if they can head off a meltdown, Republicans in the US are already hard at work telling Americans how safe nuclear power is. read more

What's in Ed's Head: 3/14/11

03/14/11 03:20PM

These are the stories the staff of The Ed Show are keeping an eye on …WI-14 returns home and the fights against the Walker bill remain strong through the weekend. Recall numbers could be historic as 16 of 33 WI state Senators are under the proverbial microscope.As a candidate, Obama said he supported unions.  Now, he’s turning his back on them.Surprise, surprise: McConnell blames Obama for rising gas prices. read more

Walker makes anti-labor bill law

Walker makes anti-labor bill law

03/11/11 07:36PM

This morning, Governor Walker signed into law the bill that will take away the majority of collective bargaining rights for public sector employees.This comes after a long battle from union members who, with this new law, won’t be able to bargain for fair health and pension benefits along with many other crippling limitations.The fight is far from over, and recall efforts are rampant.  Wisconsin TV ads aim to shed light on the Republican state Senators who voted with Walker, namely Jeff Stone (R-WI): and Senator Luther Olsen (R-WI): In other Wisconsin legislative news, the WI-14 are rumored to read more

"It's an honor to be back"

"It's an honor to be back"

03/11/11 02:56PM

Ed was thrilled to be home in Norfolk this week to film a handful of msnbc promos for The Ed Show, directed by Spike Lee.The Norfolk community graciously welcomed Ed back:Ed made the most of his time, doing a part of the shoot at a hometown favorite, Doumar's, a staple of Norfolk for over 100 years.Last night, he even got the chance to do his broadcast and a town hall from his high school, where he visited with the teachers to help give voice to their recent funding struggles.     You'll be able to see the completed promos in April when they premiere on msnbc. read more

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