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SNL’s part in the political conversation

SNL’s part in the political conversation

09/29/13 09:31AM

Saturday Night Live has left an enduring mark on American culture, and its pointed political commentary has had an effect on real-world politics. The New York Times’ Dave Itzkoff and Stephen Battaglio from TV Guide magazine join the Up panel to discuss... watch

The aftermath of Ted Cruz’s marathon speech

The aftermath of Ted Cruz’s marathon speech

09/29/13 08:47AM

MSNBC contributor Perry Bacon Jr., joins the Up panel to discuss the aftermath of Ted Cruz’s marathon speech on the Senate floor in opposition to the Affordable Care Act, and if Cruz's ensuring increase in popularity with his base will be short-lived.... watch

House takes giant step toward shutdown

House takes giant step toward shutdown

09/29/13 08:00AM

In a rare early Sunday vote, House Republicans voted on a government funding bill that would delay the Affordable Care Act. The National Journal’s Beth Reinhard, Former Obama administration secretary of the interior, Ken Salazar, Bloomberg Businessweek... watch

up against the clock

Watch: Up Against the Clock

09/28/13 12:19PM

It's another action-packed installment of "UP Against the Clock," the most exciting game show you've ever seen on a Saturday at 9 a.m. On this week's installment, MSNBC contributor Jonathan Capeheart, The Guardian's Ana Marie Cox, and Salon's Joan Walsh compete to see who can measure up to Quizmaster Steve... read more

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Obamacare still a mystery to many Americans

09/28/13 10:52AM

President Obama has spent three and a half years trying to explain his signature health care law to the American people, but the public still don't seem to know  how it's going to work. After yet another round of polls that found a majority of Americans don't support Obamacare (even if other polls show support for broader health... read more

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Angus King: GOP demands risk crashing global economy

09/28/13 10:49AM

Sen. Angus King, the Maine Independent, joined Up with Steve Kornacki to discuss the current state of budget negotiations, what Republican House members want in exchange for avoiding a government shutdown, and the coming fight over the debt ceiling.... read more

What we now know this week

What we now know this week

09/28/13 09:55AM

The Up panel share what they now know at the end of this week including what everyone now thinks of Ted Cruz, President Barack Obama’s progress on international relations and one Twitter handle to follow. watch

The complicated legacy of Woodrow Wilson

The complicated legacy of Woodrow Wilson

09/28/13 09:43AM

The legacy of former President Woodrow Wilson is a complicated one. A. Scott Berg, author of “Wilson,” joins the Up panel to discuss the many ways we are still feeling the reverberations of his presidency. watch

A quick tour of Beltway politics

A quick tour of Beltway politics

09/28/13 09:31AM

The Up panel discusses recent political news from the Beltway including the feud between the Cheneys and former Senator Alan Simpson, the mayoral race in Virginia between Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli, and if Texas State Senator Wendy Davis will... watch

Can democrats win back the House in 2014?

Can democrats win back the House in 2014?

09/28/13 09:13AM

Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., joins the Up panel to discuss the House's weekend session and the looming government shutdown. He also talks about what the chances are for the democrats to win back the house in the 2014 midterms. "No Republican Congress in... watch

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