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How Turkey could be key to solution in Syria

How Turkey could be key to solution in Syria

02/06/12 07:00PM

Former National Security Advisor to President Carter, Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski, joins Morning Joe to discuss the latest on the attacks in Syria. The U.N. has said that more than 5,400 people have been killed in Syria since March. And what would cause... watch

Will populism be a threat to Wall Street?

Will populism be a threat to Wall Street?

02/06/12 07:00PM

New York Magazine's Gabe Sherman joins Morning Joe to discuss his new article "The End of Wall Street as They Knew It," which focuses on how populism is changing Wall Street. The discussion also moves to how 2012 candidates Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry... watch

Chrysler CEO: Commerical not a political endorsement

02/06/12 02:35PM

Via The Detroit NewsChrysler's CEO Sergio Marchionne has said the company's ad featuring actor Clint Eastwood is no political endorsement.Marchionne spoke today on Detroit talk radio station WJR (760 AM) about the ad, which Karl Rove said "offended" him:"It has zero political content," Marchionne said. "It was not intended to be any type of political overture on our part. read more

Morning Headlines: Monday, February 6

02/06/12 10:24AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?President Obama spoke with Matt Lauer yesterday before the Super Bowl.Mitt Romney's Nevada caucus win: What it meansEli, Giants beat Brady, Patriots for title againNewt Gingrich spoke on Meet the Press yesterday after his Nevada lossUS closes its embassy in Syria, withdraws staffHillary Clinton warns of 'brutal civil war' in SyriaCatholic clergymen come out swinging against HHS regulationMIA comin' back with fingah, fingahWill Ferrell had another Old Milwaukee ad on during the Super Bowl. read more

Scarborough, Brzezinski, Sharpton discuss Obama Catholic ruling

Scarborough, Brzezinski, Sharpton discuss Obama Catholic ruling

02/06/12 08:26AM

This morning the panel discussed the recent federal rule requiring religious institutions to include birth control and contraceptives in their health care to employees.Individual churches are exempt from the ruling, but Catholic universities and charities are required to observe it.Newt has been talking about it, and he discussed it yesterday on Meet the Press. Catholic leaders are protesting the ruling as well.Joe, Mika and the Rev. Al Sharpton shared their thoughts today about the ruling:Joe Scarborough: Rev. read more

Must-Read Op-Eds for Monday February 6, 2012

02/06/12 06:43AM

A BATTLE THE PRESIDENT CAN'T WINBY PEGGY NOONANWALL STREET JOURNAL... President Obama just may have lost the election. The president signed off on a Health and Human Services ruling that says that under ObamaCare, Catholic institutions-including charities, hospitals and schools-will be required by law, for the first time ever, to provide and pay for insurance coverage that includes contraceptives, abortion-inducing drugs and sterilization procedures. If they do not, they will face ruinous fines in the millions of dollars. Or they can always go out of business. read more

Conn. gov. on job creation in his state,...

Conn. gov. on job creation in his state, Eastwood ad

02/05/12 07:00PM

Gov. Dannel Malloy, D-Conn., joins Morning Joe to discuss an Obama administration decision requiring Catholic-affiliated institutions to cover contraceptives and sterilization as part of employee health care plans, job creation in Connecticut, and tax... watch

Klein: 250K jobs a month could help easy...

Klein: 250K jobs a month could help easy re-election

02/05/12 07:00PM

If jobs are being created at 150,000 a month, then the Washington Post's Ezra Klein says it's an "even odds" bet on President Obama winning re-election. However, if job creation going forward moves to 250,000 a month, then the president could win re... watch

Unemployment rate: Good enough for a...

Unemployment rate: Good enough for a second term?

02/05/12 07:00PM

Top Talkers: During an interview with Matt Lauer that aired Sunday before the Super Bowl, President Obama made his case for winning re-election in 2012. The Morning Joe panel – including Time's Mark Halperin and the Rev. Al Sharpton – discusses the... watch

Could new Obama ruling cost him the election?

Could new Obama ruling cost him the election?

02/05/12 07:00PM

Must-Read Op-Eds: Mika Brzezinski reads from a Peggy Noonan Wall Street Journal column on why a mandate from the Obama administration requiring U.S. employers to provide health care plans that cover contraceptive services is a mistake. The Catholic... watch

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