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Jonathan Capehart on why Trayvon Martin's death affected him personally

03/22/12 01:52PM

This morning in the second half of the six a.m. hour, we continued our discussion on the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.Yesterday, we had some really incredible dialogue with the Rev. Al Sharpton, who is in Florida this evening for a rally in Sanford.Capehart also walked around his former home of Newark, NJ yesterday with the Rev. read more

Must-Read Op-Eds for Thursday, March 22, 2012

03/22/12 11:28AM

SUSTAINING SUCCESS IN AFGHANISTANBY JOHN MCCAIN, JOE LIEBERMAN, & LINDSEY GRAHAMWASHINGTON POSTA key part of this post-2014 U.S. military commitment should be a counterterrorism force that can continue working with our Afghan partners against al-Qaeda and the Taliban, ensuring that these groups can no longer pose a military threat to Afghanistan, our allies and us. ... This agreement could change the narrative in Afghanistan and the region from one of imminent international abandonment to enduring international commitment. These decisions rest … with President Obama. read more

Etch-A-Sketchs on assembly line, Ohio Arts Factory, Bryan, Ohio

The Tease: Coming up on MJ

03/21/12 09:26PM

Who knew that Etch-A-Sketch, the classic toy from the 1960s, would make such a big comeback in the 2012 GOP race? Here's the quote of the day from Romney aide Eric Fehrnstrom.  “Well, I think you hit a reset button for the fall campaign. Everything changes. It’s almost like an Etch-A-Sketch. You can kind of shake it up and restart all over again.”Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, and even the Obama campaign seized on the misstep and gleefully hit back with their own criticism. read more

Is the GOP now 'scuffling' toward Romney?

Is the GOP now 'scuffling' toward Romney?

03/21/12 08:00PM

Now that former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla., has put his support behind Mitt Romney and is encouraging the rest of the GOP to do so, does it finally mean the GOP is coalescing behind Romney? Joe Scarborough gives reasons why that's not the case and PBS' Jeff... watch

McCain, Graham and Lieberman on Afghan...

McCain, Graham and Lieberman on Afghan success

03/21/12 08:00PM

Must-Read Op-Eds: Mika Brzezinski reads from a Washington Post column written by Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Joe Lieberman on why they believe the U.S. should maintain a “counterterrorism force” in Afghanistan after 2014. watch

Jeb Bush, Romney and the Etch a Sketch...

Jeb Bush, Romney and the Etch a Sketch problem

03/21/12 08:00PM

Top Talkers: Former Gov. Jeb Bush endorsed Mitt Romney for president on Wednesday in a move that appears to show the GOP rallying around Romney as their candidate. The Morning Joe panel – including the Council on Foreign Relations’ Richard Haass, the... watch

What to do about this 'wimpy' US recovery?

What to do about this 'wimpy' US recovery?

03/21/12 08:00PM

Time's Rana Foroohar joins Morning Joe to reveal the magazine's latest issue, which focuses on the U.S. economic recovery and why it can be characterized as "wimpy." Foroohar says the country's $4 trillion in housing debt is like a refrigerator on the... watch

How poker has changed

How poker has changed

03/21/12 08:00PM

Director Douglas Tirola of the documentary, “All In … The Poker Movie,” and 2003 World Series Poker Champion Chris Moneymaker talk about the evolution of the game and the increasing interest in it. watch

If the economy does well, will Obama?

If the economy does well, will Obama?

03/21/12 08:00PM

Josh Green of Bloomberg Businessweek explains why the economy can have a major impact on President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign. Green calls the economic recovery, “long, slow and painful,” but Obama “can probably make the case that he stopped... watch

Must-Read Op-Eds for Wednesday, March 21, 2012

03/21/12 01:52PM

THE CARELESS HOUSE BUDGETEDITORIALNEW YORK TIMESIn the long run, the premium support plan could shift costs to beneficiaries because it would limit annual per capita spending growth to well below the level required by the health care reform act. The plan would also cap the federal contribution to Medicaid by turning the program into a block grant to states. These extreme cuts and changes would greatly impede the nation’s economic recovery, and hurt those on the middle and lower economic rungs who suffered most from the recession. read more

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