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Scarborough and Morning Joe panel on shooting of Trayvon Martin

03/21/12 07:32AM

This morning, the Morning Joe panel discussed the Feb. 26 shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by 28-year-old, George Zimmerman, who considered himself to be a neighborhood watch captain of a gated Florida community.The U.S. Department of Justice and FBI have announced they will open an investigation into the killing.We had msnbc's Rev. Al Sharpton on to share his thoughts."Zimmerman wasn’t standing his ground," Joe Scarborough said at the top of the discussion. read more

Morning Headlines: Wednesday, March 21

03/21/12 05:47AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Romney wins Illinois GOP primaryRomney shows strength as GOP starts to uniteFlorida's 'Stand Your Ground' law could complicate Martin case3 French police injured in shootout with suspect in Jewish school killings7.4 magnitude earthquake strikes near AcapulcoFreshman unseats 10-term Ill. Rep. ManzulloObama-Boehner debt deal not on table, officials sayGoing gets tougher for Santorum as focus shifts north read more

Rattner returns with his charts: GOP...

Rattner returns with his charts: GOP budget time

03/20/12 08:00PM

Financier Steven Rattner returns with his charts that break down Paul Ryan's budget plan. Rattner highlights the programs that would be cut under the Ryan plan. Mika Brzezinski also reads from an NYT editorial on the GOP budget and why the paper... watch

Connecting NYC residents

Connecting NYC residents

03/20/12 08:00PM

Chief Digital Officer Rachel Sterne says her job is to help make Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s dream of New York City becoming the “best digital city in the world” a reality. The Morning Joe panel then talks about the different social media aspects used... watch

New book focuses on White House battles

New book focuses on White House battles

03/20/12 08:00PM

“Showdown” author David Corn talks about his book which focuses on trying times of the Obama administration including the midterm elections and the debate over the debt ceiling. Corn said Obama remained focused during the political drama to overcome... watch

Barack Obama, as U.S. president, on flag texture, partial graphic

The Tease: Coming up on MJ

03/20/12 06:16PM

It's their words against his... Or is it really? Fox News is denying claims made in Mother Jones Washington Bureau Chief David Corn's latest book, Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Fought Against Boehner, Cantor, and the Tea Party. Corn quotes President Obama blaming Fox News for "losing white males" in 2010. The President blasted the station for trumpeting the idea that he was "a Muslim, 24/7." Last night, Bret Baier defended his network, which didn't sit too well with Corn. We'll ask him to flesh out the points he raised in his counterargument. We'll also talk with Rep. read more

Must-Read Op-Eds for Tuesday, March 20, 2012

03/20/12 11:07AM

WHEN THE GOOD DO BADBY DAVID BROOKSNEW YORK TIMESThe inner world is a battlefield between light and dark, and life is a struggle against the destructive forces inside. The worst thing you can do is, in a fit of pride, to imagine your insecurity comes from outside and to try to resolve it yourself. If you try to “fix” the other people who you think are responsible for your inner turmoil, you’ll end up trying to kill them, or maybe whole races of them. ... According to this older worldview, Robert Bales, like all of us, is a mixture of virtue and depravity. read more

Santorum, Romney talk unemployment ahead...

Santorum, Romney talk unemployment ahead of primary

03/19/12 08:00PM

Top Talkers: During an Illinois campaign stop, Rick Santorum made a comment about the country's unemployment rate. Mitt Romney is seizing on the comment. Santorum's wife also defends her husband's stance on contraception. The Morning Joe panel –... watch

Sgt. Bales, Afghanistan and the memory of...

Sgt. Bales, Afghanistan and the memory of My Lai

03/19/12 08:00PM

The top U.S. commander for the war in Afghanistan, Gen. John Allen, will testify on Capitol Hill Tuesday before the House Armed Services Committee on what's happening in the country. The Morning Joe panel discusses this in the wake of last week's... watch

Romney slams Obama for attacking innovation

Romney slams Obama for attacking innovation

03/19/12 08:00PM

Top Talkers: Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., shares his thoughts on Mitt Romney’s comments and says that if the economy is going to be successful once again and America is going to remain the innovative capital of the world then the government must stop ... watch

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