Good morning! Here's what we're working on today: Republicans really don't care about a deal on the debt, do they? Once upon a time, House Speaker John Boehner promised adult action on the debt ceiling. But since then, the Tea Party wing of his party took him to task, and now it looks like Republicans are doing whatever they can... read more
In a case that moved from a tabloid fascination to a mainstream obsession, Casey Anthony was found not-guilty of murdering her two-year-old daughter, Caylee. NBC’s Savannah Guthrie and former prosecutor Susan Filan discuss. watch
Let me finish tonight with some words I have for the screaming fanatics that we hear seriously talking about the United States government refusing to pay what it owes.Deadbeats. That's the word we call them. Deadbeats. People who buy things and don't pay for them, people who make bets and don't cover them. Deadbeats.How about this... read more
Here's what we're looking at today: What kind of party is the Republican Party? In his New York Times column, David Brooks writes that the Republican Party has been offered the deal of a century -- "trillions of dollars in spending cuts in exchange for a few hundred million dollars of revenue increases" -- but it won't... read more
USA Today’s Susan Page, The Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson and MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe talk about President Barack Obama’s less-than-stellar political summer and whether his reprimanding of Congressional Republicans exemplifies how he... watch
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