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'ED Show' playbook: Friday, March 1

No deal to avert the sequester. The spending cuts start now and we all know who's to blame.

No deal to avert the sequester. The spending cuts start now and we all know who's to blame.

Tonight on “The Ed Show” at 8p & 11pET on msnbc, Ed Schultz welcomes Paul Krugman, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Princeton University Economics Professor and author (“End This Depression Now”).

And  while thousands of middle class Americans are fighting for their jobs, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has sent Congress home. We’ll look at the political fallout with the MEGA Panel of Robert Reich, Former U.S. Labor Secretary, UC Berkeley Professor, Karen Finney, msnbc Political Analyst and Former DNC Communications Director and Leo Gerard, International  President, United Steelworkers.

If you work 40 hours a week, wait until you see how little your Congressman works.

The unemployed millionaire has finally emerged after his crushing loss in last year’s presidential election. The BIG Panel will break down Mitt Romney’s “roller coaster ride” of an interview. Tara Dowdell, Political Strategist & Founder of the Tara Dowdell Group, Chris Kofinis, former Edwards Campaign Comm. Director, and Susan Del Percio, Republican Strategist, msnbc Contributor.

And in the BIG Finish, President Obama offends Star Wars and Star Trek nerds. George Takei, Actor & Activist, beams aboard “The Ed Show” tonight.

It’s going to be another essential @edshow tonight at 8p/11pET on @msnbctv.

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