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06/13/11 02:51PM

Tonight's GOP debate may crowd out a lot of important stories today. Here are some of the ones that deserve more attention than they're getting. Spread the word, and add to the list in the comments if you've got your own. Republicans want to raise taxes. You'd think that would be a lead, but no. A Republican presidential... read more

The Monday Outlook

06/13/11 12:55PM

Of course, tonight's big political story will be the GOP presidential debate. We'll be watching it, so you don't have to, and we'll bring you all the must-see TV you can handle. That said, there are a bunch of real stories about real issues that affect real people out there, too.Larry Summers calling for economic stimulus to... read more

Morning EDition: June 13, 2011

06/13/11 11:14AM

Democrats today seem to be continuing the odd strategy of talking about how bad the Weiner story is, because people keep talking about it. Weird. Anyway, here's what's caught my eye today. Check back later for today's Outlook and Underbuzzed.TODAYPres. Obama tours LED maker, meets with jobs council.GOP presidential debate. read more

What's in Ed's Head: 6/9/11

06/09/11 06:22PM

These are the stories the staff of The Ed Show are keeping an eye on ...The White House is putting job creation on the back burner.Mitt Romney is under Republican fire for abandoning Detroit.Herman Cain says if he becomes president, he won’t sign a bill that’s longer than 3 pages.Newt Gingrich’s top aides resigned from his presidential campaign. read more


06/09/11 03:41PM

Here are some of the stories I wish were getting a little more attention today!First up is a great piece of video in which Iowa state Sen. Shawn Hammerlinck (R) tells students he doesn't want them lobbying him. Here it is:  A new poll finds that a big majority of Americans think the economy will suffer serious harm if we default. Some of... read more

The Thursday Outlook

06/09/11 02:37PM

The National Journal finds that America has changed fundamentally -- embracing pessimism about the future. With the current political landscape making sane economic policy impossible, it's hard to blame them. But there are signs of hope.Bloomberg News reports that some in the Obama Administration are not content to sit on their hands as... read more

Morning EDition: June 9, 2011

06/09/11 10:59AM

Here's a look at what we're eyeballing today. Not too much new to fuel the Weiner scandal, it seems. And plenty of other stuff going on that could determine our country's economic future. Here's a look at some of it -- and check back later for today's Outlook and Underbuzzed:TODAYPres. Obama meets with Pres. Ondimba of... read more