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Is the GOP failing?

Is the GOP failing?

05/26/11 08:00PM

Msnbc political analyst Howard Fineman and The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza talk about the Republican Party’s sinking approval ratings. watch

Matthews on Palin's 'outlaw' quality

05/26/11 08:00PM

Let me finish tonight with Rolling Thunder.There's a certain outlaw quality to Sarah Palin, just as there is to the bikers who converge on Washington this weekend.  Think "Easy Rider" on the right.  They come out of the Vietnam War experience, these men.  They came back to America in the early 1970s and became a different version of the anti-establishment left that had opposed the war they fought.This Sunday Sarah joins the bikers of Rolling Thunder to produce some powerful Memorial Day pictures for the country.   It's a statement; let's not kid ourselves, of what she could offer to the countr read more

The GOP’s taxing problem

The GOP’s taxing problem

05/25/11 08:00PM

Big Number: Out of the 287 Republicans in Congress, 273 of them have signed the Grover Norquist pledge, which pressures incoming lawmakers to never, ever... watch

Race gives GOP a wake-up call

Race gives GOP a wake-up call

05/25/11 08:00PM

Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., and Inside City Hall’s Errol Louis talk about the outcome of the NY-26 election and the impact Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget had on it. watch

2012 – Another 'elephant cycle'

05/23/11 08:05PM

Let me finish tonight with the old story of the elephants' graveyard.I first heard about this wondrous African land in old Tarzan movies; you know, the ones with Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan as Jane.  I loved those movies. We're now seeing the whole thing again, just as weirdly, with the political party that has the elephant as its symbol.   We're watching the old herd sadly trudging into the jungle to that place only they know.Elephants have great memories, of course.  It's all part of their great mythology. read more

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