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Finding solutions in the Middle East

Finding solutions in the Middle East

04/18/12 08:00PM

Former British Prime Minister and Middle East Quartet Special Envoy Tony Blair explains how faith affects the peace process and how it influences situations such as the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Blair says he aims to "create platforms to... watch

Empire State Building goes green

Empire State Building goes green

04/18/12 08:00PM

Tony Malkin, co-founder of the Center for Market Innovation, explains why the Empire State Building is a successful model for energy efficiency.  Malkin also describes his vision to save energy in the city. watch

Must-Read Op-Eds for Wednesday, April 18, 2012

04/18/12 11:58AM

LET THE HORSE RACE BEGINBY JOE SCARBOROUGHPOLITICOBoth campaigns will tell anyone who is listening that the Obama-Romney showdown will be decided in the final weeks of the campaign - with the outcome resting on unemployment rates, gas prices and their impact on swing states like Florida, Ohio and Virginia. So take a deep breath. We are still in the preseason for presidential campaigns. As the Boston Red Sox cruelly taught their fans again last season, winning big in the spring doesn't mean jack. It's how your side performs when the leaves start to change colors. read more

Scarborough: Why does Washington insist on playing games?

04/18/12 11:19AM

In his latest vlog, Joe Scarborough calls into question the wisdom of the Obama administration's pushing for the so-called "Buffett Rule" and the House GOP's championing of a new budget they know is "dead on arrival."Previous vlog posts:Scarborough's advice for Romney: Just be yourself, governorGOP beware: Romney's no conservative read more

Heilemann on Hillary 2016: 'I think she's probably going to run'

04/18/12 10:38AM

A new PPP poll skips over the 2012 race and heads straight for what we all really want to know: Who’s looking strong for 2016?It finds that among Democratic voters, Hillary Clinton leads Joe Biden by a whopping 57-14 percent, with Elizabeth Warren, currently running for the Senate for Massachusetts, third with 6 percent.Clinton has said she’s planning to retire from politics after leaving the State Department at the end of this year. read more

Scarborough on Citi CEO's pay package: 'They shouldn't pay this guy 15 dollars'

04/18/12 10:00AM

Citigroup shareholders voted Tuesday against a planned $15 million pay package for CEO Vikram Pandit. The non-binding vote, required by the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation, is the first time shareholders at a major financial firm have given a formal thumbs-down to a proposed executive payout, and sends a powerful message to the bailed out megabank’s leadership.On Morning Joe Wednesday, the gang was all fired up. “Citi is an absolute collosal mess,” said Joe Scarbrough. read more

Morning Headlines: Wednesday, April 18

04/18/12 05:53AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Santorum letters to Iowans rip into RomneyProstitute's $50 fee sparked Secret Service scandalTed Nugent has some interesting words on Romney, Obama administrationLevon Helm in final stages of cancerYou've GOT to be kidding meGSA official’s wife went on trips — and taxpayers picked up tabWarren Buffett diagnosed with stage-1 prostate cancer  read more

The Tease: Coming Up on MJ

The Tease: Coming Up on MJ

04/17/12 08:26PM

It was all over $40-60. Investigators say that two agents refused to pay a Colombian prostitute and ultimately blew their cover in the embarrassing Secret Service Scandal. If the agents are found guilty, Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) wants them to be "punished severely." MJ regulars Mike Barnicle, John Heilemann, Mark McKinnon will weigh in with their thoughts at the morning roundtable. According to funnyman David Steinberg, "If you had a great childhood, been very successful financially, and have a happy marriage, you’d make a lousy comedian." What does it take to be a great comic? read more

Band drummer, Levon Helm, in final stages...

Band drummer, Levon Helm, in final stages of cancer

04/17/12 08:00PM

Top Talkers: Legendary drummer and singer Levon Helm, who is perhaps best known for his time in The Band, is in the final stages of a battle with throat cancer, according to a letter from his wife and daughter posted to his Web site. The Morning Joe... watch

Following chimpanzees in the wild

Following chimpanzees in the wild

04/17/12 08:00PM

Legendary primatologist Jane Goodall and director Alastair Forthergill talk about Disney-Nature’s new film, “Chimpanzee,” a documentary that follows the life of a chimpanzee and his family in the forests of the Ivory Coast. watch

Kate, Pippa Middleton top new Time list

Kate, Pippa Middleton top new Time list

04/17/12 08:00PM

Time Magazine’s Richard Stengel reveals the publication’s latest issue – “The 100 Most Influential People in the World.” A Morning Joe panel shares their thoughts on some of the moguls, politicians and athletes featured on it. watch

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