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Morning Headlines: Friday, January 20

01/20/12 05:43AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Romney, Gingrich in spirited debate battle ahead of SC primaryGingrich denies 'open marriage' allegationCheck out the Post and Courier's coverage of the debateTax returns show Gingrich is among the wealthiestRomney’s challengers look for their openingThe GOP race is shaken up, and now it’s no longer on autopilotPresident Obama sings at Apollo fundraiserElizabeth Warren raises $1 million in single dayGreece, creditors edge closer to deal read more

Romney's finances, comments paint him as 'out of touch'

01/19/12 12:04PM

 The Morning Joe panel discussed  Mitt Romney's wealth, finances and unreleased tax returns, and how he is currently being perceived in the race. John Heilemann: "People don't begrudge Mitt Romney his wealth, but the most damaging thing from yesterday is the very cavalier way Romney talked about his $374,328 speaking income as 'not that much.' That's the killer. That to even an upper middle class earner sounds like, 'Really? read more

Must Read Op-Eds for Thursday, January 19, 2012

01/19/12 10:18AM

THE 1% AND THAT 15%EDITORIALNEW YORK TIMESMr. Romney is clearly hoping that by drawing this process want someone who understands how the next 10 years can produce an American economy that offers the opportunities for them that the 1980s produced for Mitt Romney.GOP SHOULD HEED RON PAULBY MICHAEL TANNERNATIONAL REVIEWWhat... can Republicans do to keep Paul’s supporters in the tent? Well, to start with, instead of deriding Paul as a RINO or some sort of a crank, and hoping his supporters go away, they might begin to take some of his ideas seriously. ... read more

Morning Joe live in Charleston

Morning Joe is live in Charleston

01/19/12 07:01AM

Morning Joe is live today and tomorrow at the Mills House in Charleston, South Carolina. We'll be updating our blog and our Flickr page with tons and tons of pictures, so make sure to check us out for all kinds of fun pictures from the road. read more

Morning Headlines: Thursday, January 16

01/19/12 05:36AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?NBC poll: Gingrich gains ground on Romney in SCNewt campaign gets bigger SC crowdsRomney parks millions in Cayman IslandsABC insider: Marianne Gingrich interview likely to air before primary; Gingrich daughters respondObama campaign releases 2012 campaign adOut of work, nearly out of money, S.C. man ‘not looking for handout’Keystone pipeline rejected over politics, say RepublicansWas Gingrich daughter's teen job illegal? read more

S.C. statesmen talk education, unemployment

S.C. statesmen talk education, unemployment

01/18/12 07:00PM

South Carolina GOP Chairman Chad Connelly and State Rep. Bakari Sellers, a Democrat, offer their perspectives on education and unemployment in the Palmetto State, and how those issues will weigh in on the 2012 elections. watch

Romney's finances portraying him as 'out...

Romney's finances portraying him as 'out of touch'?

01/18/12 07:00PM

Must-Read Op-Eds: Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, Mark Halperin, John Heilemann and Willie Geist discuss the New York Times op-ed on Mitt Romney's finances. The panel deliberates Romney releasing his tax returns, his 15 percent dividend tax, and his ... watch

Locating a road to recovery

Locating a road to recovery

01/18/12 07:00PM

Former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker joins Morning Joe, weighing in on the tough choices lawmakers in Washington need to make in order to regain stability. watch