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2014 another year of the woman?

2014 another year of the woman?

01/15/14 11:16AM

A slew of women are running in key political races in 2014. Abby Huntsman, Elizabeth Plank and Vanessa Bush look at whether women will make major gains in 2014. watch

Congressional Moneyball

01/15/14 07:08AM

The Brookings Institute has some great analysis using baseball-inspired statistics to measure our lawmakers' effectiveness. The research is published in Politico. read more

NARAL: 'War on Women' to ramp up in 2014

NARAL: 'War on Women' to ramp up in 2014

01/14/14 12:35PM

Women's rights group NARAL gives the nation a "D" grade when it comes to protecting women's reproductive rights. Democratic strategist Chris Kofinis and Students for Life president Kristan Hawkins discuss. watch

Heroin use a top concern for Vermont gov.

Heroin use a top concern for Vermont gov.

01/14/14 12:33PM

In his most recent State of the State address, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin said he state was suffering a "full-blown heroin crisis," which mirrors a growing surge of heroin in use in all of New England. Gov. Shumlin joins Chris Jansing to discuss. watch

A make-or-break day for jobless benefits?

A make-or-break day for jobless benefits?

01/14/14 12:26PM

Eight republican senators propose a three month extension to unemployment insurance that includes a plan to pay for it. Senator Bob Casey discusses whether he and other Democrats will support it. watch

New problems for Christie

New problems for Christie

01/14/14 12:23PM

More investigations and subpoenas are on the way, as more mayors say they were punished as political retribution. Dafna Linzer and Demos fellow Bob Herbert discuss. watch

70 million women, kids living in poverty

70 million women, kids living in poverty

01/13/14 12:14PM

A new report finds one in three women living in or near poverty. NBC Special Anchor Maria Shriver and Policy Link CEO Angela Glover Blackwell discuss the findings and offer solutions. watch

Lawmakers close in on budget agreement

Lawmakers close in on budget agreement

01/13/14 12:08PM

Politico reports Senator Barbara Mikulski and Representative Hal Rogers are close to a deal on the omnibus spending bill. That bill spells out how much money is funneled to each federal agency. Representative Chris Van Hollen discusses. watch

Top 2016 prospects and political payback

Top 2016 prospects and political payback

01/13/14 12:06PM

A new book reveals the 2008 Clinton campaign kept a 'hit list' of lawmakers. Chris Christie's administration may face another round of subpoenas. msnbc political analyst Jonathan Alter and Irin Carmon discuss. watch

Here's what’s next for Chris Christie

Here's what’s next for Chris Christie

01/10/14 11:21AM

There are 1000 new documents expected to be released, between a lawsuit, more hearings and investigations. Steve Kornacki and Josh Barro discuss what's next for Chris Christie and the George Washington Bridge scandal. watch

Shocker in December jobs report

Shocker in December jobs report

01/10/14 11:04AM

Last year ended with a disappointing jobs report: only 74,000 jobs were added. The Washington Post's Jim Tankersley and economist Peter Morici discuss. watch

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About Jansing & Co.

Get your fix for politics and learn what everyone’s talking about with veteran journalist Chris Jansing, as she discusses today’s most important issues with informed guests from all over the political spectrum.  Known as one of the hardest working women in television journalism, Jansing also takes her viewers abroad - most recently with coverage on the selection of Pope Francis and the birth of the royal baby.  “Jansing & Co” launched on October 4, 2010 and she has been honored... read more