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Morning Maddow: December 5

Morning headlines: GOP men learn how to run against women, fast-food workers to strike today, "crazy ants" take over Texas.

GOP men are getting schooled in how to run against women. (Politico)

Democratic state lawmakers meet to discuss how to counter voter suppression. (USA Today)

A Virginia Republican reportedly doesn't want his party to use his dues money to support gay candidates. (Politico)

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was targeted by gang members in blackmail plot, police say. (Toronto Star)

Fast food workers in 100 cities to walk off the job today. (AP)

Railroads to start offering health care to same-sex spouses. (AP)

A fascinating story about the "crazy ants" devouring Texas. (NY Times Magazine)