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Is Romney really the life of the party? And do women care?

04/03/12 11:08AM

As we noted Monday, the Morning Joe crew was none too impressed by Mitt Romney’s effort to delegate to his wife the job of wooing women voters.The team picked up on the same theme again Tuesday, noting a recent interview in which Ann Romney told a radio host that, though her husband is commonly seen as stiff, he’s actually "the life of the... read more

Must-Read Op-Eds for Tuesday, April 3, 2012

04/03/12 06:15AM

ROLLING THE VICE DICEBY JOHN HEILEMANNNEW YORK MAGAZINERomney and his team of course could not be more different from McCain and his. The former candidate is methodical, data-driven, and risk-averse; the latter impetuous, instinctive, an inveterate gambler (politically and in Vegas). The former campaign is a hospital-corners operation; the... read more

Excerpt from Simon Johnson and James Kwak's book "White House Burning"

Excerpt from Simon Johnson and James Kwak's book "White House Burning"

04/03/12 05:58AM

Chapter OneImmortal Credit ardently wishes to see it incorporated, as a fundamental maxim in the system of public credit of the United States, that the creation of debt should always be accompanied with the means of extinguishment.—-Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, January 17901On April 30, 1789, when George Washington was inaugurated as... read more

Morning Headlines: Tuesday, April 3

04/03/12 05:42AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?When does Santorum's slim hope become a GOP problem?Romney image-makers split on strategy5 things to watch in today's primariesRocked by spending scandal, GSA chief resignsGunman kills 7 at small California universityKentucky fends off... read more

Deutsch: Palin has star quality

Deutsch: Palin has star quality

04/02/12 08:00PM

Donny Deutsch joins a Morning Joe panel to discuss Sarah Palin's appeal to the public and why American can't seem to get enough of her. John Heilemann says despite her significant flaws Palin is "endlessly watchable." watch

Who will Romney pick as his VP running mate?

Who will Romney pick as his VP running mate?

04/02/12 08:00PM

Must-Read Op-Eds: Mika Brzezinski reads from a new John Heilemann New York Magazine piece on Mitt Romney's campaign and who he could possibly choose as a VP running mate. Who could it be? Heilemann's got a few ideas. The National Journal's Major... watch

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