"To tell you the truth, I just assumed they would change the title," says Chris Rock. "I didn't think it would get this far."
That's because the show that's bringing Rock to Broadway — after 20 years of performing stand-up on stages large and small — has a title that's kind of unprintable. On the radio, we had to use a bleep. For the Web, we'll go with The Motherf----- with the Hat.
It's a five-person ensemble show that deals with addiction, friendship, and betrayal in New York City. Not a frothy comedy, by any stretch.
Wisconsin Senate Republicans have found a way to vote on collective bargaining legislation — even though 14 Democrats are hiding out in neighboring Illinois. The state senate has now passed a measure that would cut most collective bargaining rights of public workers. Robert Siegel talks with Wisconsin Public Radio's Shawn Johnson.
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) says she was shocked – shocked – at what only recently had been found out about last year's health law.
"There is a Congressional Research Service report that just was issued in February, and we discovered that secretly, unbeknownst to members of Congress, over $105 billion was hidden in the Obama care legislation to fund the implementation of Obama care," she said Sunday on Meet the Press. "This is something that wasn't known."
When he rejected $2.4 billion in federal funds for a high-speed rail project, Florida Gov. Rick Scott explained that the train line would lose money, and put the state on the hook to pay millions for the system. But a new study undercuts Scott's claim.
In fact, the proposed Orlando-Tampa line could show a profit of $10 million in its first year, according to the study.
From Miami, NPR's Greg Allen filed this report for Newscast: