Wow. That didn't take long. Even before the recounts drew to a close, Washington's chattering classes began looking for someone to blame for the Democrats' falling fortunes, focusing their ire on Valerie Jarrett. read more
If you missed Morning Joe this morning, you missed Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and the panel talk about the day's big political news. But don't worry, we've got you covered with this handy re-cap of the day's highlights and quotable moments. watch
Sen. Rand Paul came out strongly in favor of declaring war in the Middle East, a move that sets the likely 2016 contender apart from the rest of his party and perhaps even his previous skepticism on foreign interventions.
American officials acknowledged negotiations on Iran's nuclear program likely wouldn't be reached by Monday's deadline. The Iran Initiative at New America Foundation's Suzanne DiMaggio discusses. watch
Investigative journalist Sabrina Rubin Erdely wrote about the rape of a freshman student on the campus of the University of Virginia, and the story has since caused the campus to suspend Greek life at the school until next year. watch
Politico Playbook: "Mitch McConnell spent years charting the Republican path back to power -- and now he’s already plotting to make sure they don’t lose it," writes Politico. Mike Allen discusses. watch
Morning Papers: Russian President Vladimir Putin says he won't be the country's president for life; Iranian nuclear talks are set to miss a deadline; Jonathan Gruber has been called to testify before a House committee; LA will soon have the highest... watch
Top Talkers: President Obama isn't expecting to get a phone call from Hillary Clinton to help campaign for her if she chooses to run in 2016. And on the GOP side, could Mitt Romney still decide to run? watch