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Is Joe Biden just like Alben Barkley?

Is Joe Biden just like Alben Barkley?

08/03/13 08:00PM

Steve Kornacki goes back to one of political history’s “near misses”, Alben Barkley, Harry Truman’s Vice President, and how this man has a very similar track to that of current Vice President Joe Biden. watch

File Photo: A Washington Redskins helmet sits on the field before the start of the preseason game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Redskins at FedExField on September 1, 2011 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images, File)

What's in a name?

08/03/13 12:27PM

Despite the fact that the name is undeniably racist, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder refuses to change it. This week, Eni Faleomavaega, the congressional delegate from American Samoa, spoke passionately about the horrific history behind the slur and why those who defend Snyder are wrong. read more

Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton appear onstage at the Vital Voices Global Partnership 2013 Global Leadership Awards gala at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, Tuesday, April 2, 2013. ...

Up for August 4: What you should know

08/03/13 10:34AM

On Sunday's Up with Steve Kornacki, we'll discuss the impending recall election in Colorado, where state senators are facing challenges after supporting gun control reform. It's also the 20th anniversary of the Clinton budget, which marks 20 years of the still evolving Republican strategy of unified opposition. We'll get into a little 2016 conversation following this week's lunch between Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden. Joining Steve Kornacki at the table will be: Fmr. Rep. and congressional candidate Marjorie Margolies (D-PA) (@MMargoliesPA) read more

President prepares for major economic...

President prepares for major economic appointment

08/03/13 09:00AM

As President Obama weighs his choices for a new chairman of the Federal Reserve, progressives in Congress have been publicly urging Obama to pick the Fed's current Vice-Chair Janet Yellen. The other top contender is Obama's former top economic adviser... watch

Limbaugh stokes heated battle over racism

Limbaugh stokes heated battle over racism

08/03/13 08:51AM

Rush Limbaugh ripped Eni Faleomavaega, American Samoa's delegate to the House of Representatives, and 9 other members of Congress for sending a letter to Washington Redskins’ owner last month asking him to change the team's name. Wilson Pipestem, an... watch

Fancy Farm picnic the premier event in KY...

Fancy Farm picnic the premier event in KY politics

08/03/13 08:27AM

Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is battling Democratic Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes on his left and Tea Party businessman Matt Bevin on his right. Steve Kornacki’s panel talks about the Kentucky Senate race, and the Fancy Farm... watch

A debt ceiling fight? Again?

A debt ceiling fight? Again?

08/03/13 08:00AM

As an October 1st government shutdown looms, the Up panel looks at Congress’ struggles to pass seemingly impossible legislation. Buzzfeed’s Evan McMorris-Santoro, The Washington Post’s Nia-Malika Henderson, MSNBC host Krystal Ball, and Republican media... watch

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