Shortish show this week. Pre-show notes follow after the jump…

Original air ate: 1/27/13
Total run time: 1:35:47
File size: 46 MB

JJ Abrams to get Star Wars

Being Human





* Obama’s spirited defense of ‘collective action’

* “The era of liberalism is back”

* GOP feels left out

* Looking out ‘one last time’

Election-rigging scheme

* Looking shaky in Virginia and Florida

* Looking possible in Michigan

* And also watch Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Ohio

Senate reform

* Filibuster reform that doesn’t reform the filibuster

* Supermajorities don’t (and shouldn’t) define the Senate

House GOP suspends debt ceiling

Women in combat

Senate retirements

* Saxby Chambliss in Georgia

* Tom Harkin in Iowa


1. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

2. Tucker Carlson, Fox News pundit

3. Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.)

4. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)

5. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)