Republicans War on the American People
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► Republican Voter suppression in Florida could swing presidential election
Senator Bill Nelson and other lawmakers are outraged at what Republican Governor Rick Scott is doing with his so-called voter purge. Ed Schultz talks to Mike Ertel, supervisor of elections for Seminole County, Florida, and Broward County Democratic Party Chairman Mitchell Ceasar about the voter purge.
► Dem Rep: GOP balances defense spending on backs of poor
Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., joins MSNBC’s Martin Bashir to explain why the House GOP is insistent that cuts to social safety net programs must come first before cuts anywhere else.
► GOP frustrated as accountability sidelines talking points
Karen Finney, columnist for The Hill and former DNC communications director, talks with Rachel Maddow about the frustration Republican politicians express when confronted on their actions in the war on women or against homosexuals instead of their preferred talking points.
► War on the Poor, courtesy of House Republicans
War on the poor, courtesy of House Republicans, with an unbelievable bill with draconian cuts. E.J. Dionne of the Brookings Institution hashes it out with Ed Schultz.
● Cuts to the elderly, children, poor and unemployed.
● Conservatism has been degraded and narrowed.
● 16 Republicans defected - couldn't bring themselves to vote for them.
● Isaiah - We shall beat their swords into plowshares... This is beating plowshares into swords.
► House GOP Targets Food Stamps, Health Care to Spare Defense Budget
5-10-12, Republicans in the U.S. House pushed through a bill today to prevent a 10 percent cut in the defense budget. It's set to take place at year's end because Congress failed to agree last year on deficit reduction. The Republican bill maintains military spending by cutting $300 billion in food stamps, health care and federal pensions over 10 years - The debate divided sharply down party lines.
► Boehner’s ultimatum: billions in cuts, but no new revenues
Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., joins MSNBC’s Martin Bashir to discuss Speaker John Boehner’s comments today that debt reduction will come entirely from massive spending cuts and none from new revenue.
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► GOP picks big business over poor Americans
Last year, Fortune 500 companies made record profits, while the national poverty rate in 2010 hit its highest rate since 1993, but Congressman Paul Ryan won’t give up tax breaks for big business and Senate Republicans are filibustering the student loan interest rate bill. Former Vermont Governor and DNC Chairman Howard Dean joins Ed Schultz to discuss the latest.
Koch brothers paying to change America’s middle class
Filmmaker Robert Greenwald joins Ed Schultz to talk about the extent to which the Koch brothers are trying to destroy the middle class.
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