Steve Kornacki and the Up team aren't the only people excited about tomorrow's show; legendary singer-songwriter Carole King took time to send a special message to Kornacki and let him know how much she's looking forward to being an #upper.
Steve Kornacki took time from preparations for the April 13 premiere of Up w/ Steve Kornacki to send a message to the early risers that take to Twitter to talk serious politics every weekend from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
The #Uppers are an essential part of what makes the show so special, and Kornacki knows it. “This is something that sprung up because this show means something to so many people who watch it,” he said. “They give it some kind of meaning because they’re getting some kind of meaning out of the show.” read more
President Obama used Saturday’s weekly address to make a case for the budget he will unveil on Wednesday, arguing that his plan was the best way to grow the economy after a dismal monthly jobs report indicated that millions of Americans are still struggling to find work.
Calling the revitalization of the middle class the government’s “North Star,” Obama reiterated a commitment to creating jobs a day after March’s employment data showed a drop in overall labor force participation and a much smaller increase in job creation than experts had predicted. read more
New York City workers won a huge victory with this week when a compromise was reached to require businesses with more than 15 employees provide paid sick days. City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn has blocked paid sick leave legislation from coming to a vote for three years. read more
On November 10's Up w/ Chris Hayes, Chris had a few words of thanks to the men and women who worked tirelessly to elect and re-elect President Obama. Pundits and reporters have already begun handicapping the 2016 presidential election, but it's worth taking a moment to remember the people who build the systems that take candidates from straw polls to the White House.