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  • On Wednesday, MSNBC host Ed Schultz said that Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity had been “out of bounds as a broadcaster” for his coverage of the standoff between Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and the Bureau of Land Management. Schultz accused Hannity of “cheerleading” violence between Bundy’s supporters and federal authorities.
  • Last month, MSNBC host Ed Schultz made the very un-MSNBC-like announcement that he was coming out in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline. But after reviewing the evidence (funny how that happens), he’s had a change of heart. “Mr. President, say no to this project,” Schultz said Wednesday night on “The Ed Show.” “I turn this night on this program. I was wrong. But after researching both sides and listening to all the experts, I don’t think America needs to take this risk.”
  • MSNBC show host Ed Schultz is escalating his war of words with Fox News host Sean Hannity, calling Hannity a coward for not agreeing to a face-to-face debate on Obamacare. Schultz featured Hannity on the “Pretenders” segment on his show Monday evening, displaying a graphic of Hannity in the Cowardly Lion costume with the title “cowardly liar.” He said Hannity’s refusal to debate him shows a lack of guts.
  • MSNBC host Ed Schultz excoriated House Republicans on Thursday for taking time off while budget cuts affecting not only America’s working poor but the business sector were set to be implemented on Friday, while hiding behind what he called trumped-up political issues, or their own faith.
  • On his show this afternoon, MSNBC host Ed Schultz picked up on a portion of President Obama’s Boston speech on health care. The president boomed: So for people without health insurance, they’re finally going to be able to get it. For the vast majority of people who have health insurance that works, you can keep it. For the fewer than 5 percent of Americans who buy insurance on your own, you will be getting a better deal.
  • MSNBC host Ed Schultz mounted a spirited defense of the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday, blaming media outlets for playing into conservatives’ hands by spreading “misinformation” about the new law in an effort to protect their own reputations.
  • Ed Schultz continues to bounce around the MSNBC programming schedule, this time moving back to weekdays after a stint hosting during weekends. The host and his "Ed Show" will move to the NBCUnivers...
  • Ed Schultz is moving back to weekdays, and taking one of Chris Matthews' time slots, MSNBC said Monday. Schultz will take over the 5 PM slot Mondays through Fridays, starting August 26th. Matthews, whose "Hardball" aired at both 5 and 7 PM, will now air solely at 7.
  • MSNBC's Chris Hayes has been tapped to replace outgoing host Ed Schultz in the 8 p.m. weeknight slot, according to network sources. In just a year and a half, Hayes has generated a cult following as host of the weekend program "Up with Chris Hayes," which takes a progressive policy wonk's approach to the news. He will now host a show...
  • MSNBC’s “The Ed Show,” hosted by Ed Schultz, will move to weekend evenings next month. The announcement was made by Ed Schultz on his broadcast this evening. “The Ed Show” will air live on MSNBC from 5-7 pm on Saturdays and Sundays beginning in April. More details of Ed’s new weekend program will be announced in the coming weeks.