Two years and almost four months from now, the Iowa caucuses will be held. But despite the date being far off, the 2016 campaign is already real. Steve Kornacki breaks down “the invisible primary” and why the posturing we’re seeing now on both sides is... watch
Steve Kornacki talks about how it may be what de Blasio didn’t do on his way to victory for the Democratic candidate for mayor of New York that earned him the top spot; then Kornacki gives an ode to campaign mailers, which may soon become a thing of... watch
Remember Jesse Helms? He’s back in the news this week thanks to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz lamenting that there's not more lawmakers like him. Rev. Joe Watkins, Jamelle Bouie, Phillip Bump, and Kate Nocera join Steve Kornacki to break down this resurgence of... watch
Rep. Alan Grayson, Amy Davidson, Kate Nocera, and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries discuss the evolving narrative of criticism about President Obama and the developments of the Syria situation from the time Obama set the red line to now that the deal has been made. watch
The Up panel joins Steve Kornacki to discuss the recent deal reached between Russia and the U.S. on Syria, how the president has handled the situation, and why if diplomacy should fail, the threat of force is still on the table. watch
On Sunday's Up with Steve Kornacki, the panel will discuss the latest developments in Syria and the deal to destroy its chemical weapons, the legacy of Jesse Helms, the late Senator praised by Sen. Ted Cruz this week, how to run for President, and what Billie Jean King's victory in the legendary "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match still means to women's sports today.
Joining Steve Kornacki at the table will be:
Kate Nocera, capitol hill reporter, BuzzFeed.com (@KateNocera)
Philip Bump, writer, TheAtlanticWire.com (@pbump)
Amy Davidson, sr. editor, The New Yorker (@tnycloseread) read more
Republican candidate for New York City Mayor Joe Lhota joined Up with Steve Kornacki on Saturday to discuss his chances in a race that is widely expected to go to the Democratic nominee. While he supports the controversial "stop-and-frisk" policing program that was recently ruled unconstitutional by a judge, Lhota pointed out he agrees with progressives on social issues like abortion and marriage equality, wildly popular positions in the country's largest city. read more
How closely were you paying attention to what happened this week in politics? Do you know what the debt ceiling is set at right now? Do you have what it takes to play along with the Up with Steve Kornacki game show Quizmaster 2000?
Guests Molly Ball, Christina Bellantoni, and Perry Bacon Jr. put their knowledge to the test. They might know more about former candidates for New Jersey's open Senate seat that the average mall-goer, but are they any match for Steve's trivia knowledge? Find out in the video.
Steve Kornacki and the Up panel discuss the stories you should know this week on the possible future mayor of New York City, the Affordable Care Act and the politics behind the keystone pipeline. watch