Rachel Maddow MSNBC was nominated for a Shorty Award!

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I recommend @Maddow in the Shorty Award category #politics because she is astoundingly awesome.

Friday, January 23, 2009
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I vote for @maddow in the Shorty Awards for #news cause she's wicket smaht, funny, and right. She should have made ur finals.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009
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I vote for @maddow in the Shorty Awards Finals for #news because she keeps me in the know.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009
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I recommend @maddow in the Shorty Award category #politics because she rocks my proverbial socks off.

Thursday, January 1, 2009
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#politics @maddow, finally got her audience enlarged, smartest on the air!

Wednesday, December 31, 2008
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I nominate @maddow for a Shorty Award in #politics because I herd u like politics

Tuesday, December 30, 2008
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I nominate @maddow for a Shorty Award in #politics because I've learned soooo much more about current politics from TRMS

Tuesday, December 23, 2008
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i can't believe @maddow isn't already winning the Shorty Award in #politics given her legions of fanfolk... bc she smart

Tuesday, December 23, 2008
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I nominate @maddow for a Shorty Award in #politics because her new show means I never have to watch David Gregory again.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008
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I nominate @maddow for a Shorty Award in #politics because she's funny and insightful.

Thursday, December 18, 2008
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#politics @maddow - for brains, humor and *no* crossfire interviews!

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
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I nominate @Maddow in the category #news because those are some awesome sneakers.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
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I nominate @Maddow in category #politics because she has mad the world safe for nerds.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
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I nominate @maddow for a Shorty Award in #politics because.....she's positively brilliant.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
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I nominate @maddow for a Shorty Award in #politics because...I am smarter because of her! I study politics 5 hours a week now!

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
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I nominate @Maddow in categories #politics and #news because she rocks my socks off weekdays from 9-10pm EST.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
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I nominate @Maddow in category #politics because she has mad the world safe for nerds. -anamariecox

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
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I nominate @Maddow in category #politics because she has mad the world safe for nerds.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
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I nominate @maddow in #news, no explanation needed cause she's rachel maddow

Friday, December 12, 2008
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I nominate @maddow for a Shorty Award in #news because she rocks like socks

Friday, December 12, 2008