Morning Maddow: It’s A Billionaires World — We’re Just Living In It

Maddow may have been off last night, but never fear, true believers — rosy-cheeked weekend warrior Chris Hayes was in to pinch hit, and knocked one out of the park. In this segment, Hayes takes a look at this past Saturday’s Nevada Caucuses and how the role played by (fickle) billionaire...

Monday Upper: ‘Democracy in Cages’

Nothing more really needs to be said about Nevada — continued plummeting turnout, an honest-to-G*d religious test for Jewish voters at an official caucus site (yes, really) and a most curious redefinition of ‘elitism’ from Gingrich (hey, let’s hear it for Noo Yawk — 9/11...

Harry Reid is Giving Me An Ice Cream Headache (Redux).

Worst Senate Majority Leader Ever is apparently also the Worst Debater Ever: Why Harry Reid agreed to have a debate with Sharron Angle is a bit of a mystery to me. If your campaign is based on portraying your opponent as loony, then why give that opponent a chance to look reasonable? Lyndon Johnson never...

Meet the New Boss…

Following up on Amy’s post last week re: flip-floppin’ Tea Party blunderkind Sharron Angle, Jill Lawrence of Politics Daily provides┬áseven examples of brazen GOP backpeddling. Lawrence asks: What accounts for the shifts? Evolving principles? Pressure from the right? Political Strategy 101, block...

The Electoral Map Continues To Narrow

Time is not the only thing McCain has working against him in the final two weeks of the presidential election; a lack of resources will continue to rear its ugly head. I say this because with the lack of resources, McCain is going to have to continue to make electoral sacrifices in order to make the best...

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