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AFL-CIO joins Wis. immigration group's rally

Immigration-rights leaders in Wisconsin have teamed up with national labor leaders to fight for workers' rights and support reform in Madison and Washington, D.C. Full story

Republicans signal breaks with Walker over budget

Republican leaders of the Wisconsin Legislature's budget-writing committee indicated Tuesday that they will break with Gov. Scott Walker on some parts of his two-year spending plan, including removing the requirement and money for local recycling efforts and changing the popular SeniorCare prescript Full story

1st-known US mountain hut gets makeover in NH

At 21, self-described couch potato Gary Gibson took his first hike in 1971 in the White Mountains with his college buddy, Jack. They stayed in the Madison Spring Hut along the Appalachian Trail, the first-known and longest-operating mountain hut for hikers in the country. He loved the views and the Full story

Organs from inmates? That idea should be DOA

Killers like Christian Longo may connive to get national attention with talk of  "repaying society" and finding "redemption," but obtaining organs from executed prisoners is impractical, poses huge health risks to potential recipients and is utterly unethical. Full story

The Ed Show: What's in Ed's Head: 4/18/11

The Ryan budget plan is making old mistakes. Millionaires are asking to be taxed more.Sarah Palin goes to Madison, but wasn't welcomed.Trump can't get over "birtherism" and criticizes GOP for backing off. Full story

Palin returns with feisty, anti-establishment speech

Conservative Sarah Palin returned to the U.S. political arena on Saturday after several months absence with a feisty speech attacking both the establishment Republican Party and Democratic President Barack Obama and proclaiming "the 2012 elections begin here." Full story

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  Remembering Dr. King

On the anniversary of the Civil Rights leader’s assassination, Ed talks about the “Memphis to Madison” Rally at the Wisconsin state Capitol and the attack on workers’ rights in this country.

  Wisconsin workers rally

Nathan O'Shaugnessy, a science teacher at Madison Memorial High School in Madison, Wisconsin, talks with Lawrence O'Donnell about his protest plans in the wake of being stripped of his union rights.

  Assessing the prognosis for American unions

Senator Sherrod Brown and Rev. Jesse Jackson talk with Cenk Uygur live from the Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin about the significance to other states of the Republican power move to strip public workers of union rights.

  Walker plans assault on education

Msnbc’s Ed Schultz shares his thoughts on Gov. Scott Walker’s calls for cuts to the Wisconsin public school system and his plan to split the University of Wisconsin, Madison away from the rest of the state university system.

  Thousands keep up the fight in snowy Wis.

Despite bitter cold and no hint of break in the stalemate between Gov. Scott Walker and fourteen AWOL Senate Democrats, the crowds in Madison grew by the hour. NBC’s Mike Taibbi reports.

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Taylor and Jackson greet the crowd as they and the other Wisconsin State democratic senators that left the state to protest the bill proposed by the Gov. Scott Walker in Madison
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