May 5: Ted Cruz, Obama’s coalition, Syria

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas
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On Sunday’s Up with Steve Kornacki, we’ll be talking about Ted Cruz, and what the Republican party’s newest ultraconservative superstar could mean for the GOP’s future. We’ll also be talking about the coaltion of voters that was so crucial to President Obama’s reelection, and discuss the Syria and what, if any, role America should take in the conflict there.

Joining Steve Kornacki will be:

Abby Rapoport, staff writer, The American Prospect (@RaRapoport)

Nate Cohn, staff writer, The New Republic (@electionate)

Joan Walsh, editor-at-large,, msnbc Political Analyst (@joanwalsh)

Nia-Malika Henderson, National Political Reporter, The Washington Post (@niawapo)

Maria Teresa Kumar, president, Voto Latino, msnbc Contributor (@Mariateresa1)

Michael Hanna, senior fellow at The Century Foundation.

Amr Al-Azm, History Professor at Shawnee State University in Ohio and member of the Syrian opposition (@alazmamr)

Andrew Tabler, senior fellow, The Washington Institute and author of In the Lion’s Den: An Eyewitness Account of Washington’s Battle with Syria

May 5: Ted Cruz, Obama's coalition, Syria