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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

Anthony Weiner has advice for the media

Anthony Weiner has advice for the media

08/02/13 08:00PM

The Up panelists explore whether Anthony Weiner’s attacks on the media will work in New York City, and what it says about the field that other candidates haven’t been able to completely break out. watch

Former intelligence agency contractor Edward Snowden (C) and Sarah Harrison (L) of WikiLeaks speak to human rights representatives in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport July 12, 2013. The person at right is unidentified.   (Photo by Human Rights Watch...

Up on August 3: what you should know

08/02/13 04:27PM

On Saturday's Up with Steve Kornacki, we'll be discussing what's happening with congressional Republicans, from the split over an Obama tax proposal, the looming government shutdown, and more. We'll also check in on Mitch McConnell's increasingly tough road to reelection in Kentucky, take a look back at William Scranton... read more

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Tuesday, July 30, 2013, after receiving a verdict in his court martial. (Photo by Patrick Semansky/AP)

Not a traitor, but a warning to would-be leakers

07/30/13 10:26PM

For most people, under most circumstances, the prospect of decades in prison after being found guilty of 19 criminal charges would be devastating. For Private First Class Bradley Manning, it was a cause for celebration. He had been acquitted of "aiding the enemy"--the most serious charge against him, and one that might have carried a ... read more

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Can populism take over the Democratic party?

07/28/13 01:18PM

Democrats are trying, once again, to move the party away from big banks and towards a more populist focus. This isn't the first time this call has been made; as Up with Steve Kornacki guest Rick Perlstein pointed out on Sunday's show, populist messages are common just before elections, but they haven't yet influenced the majority... read more

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How the GOP keeps stoking racial fears

07/28/13 12:16PM

The United States has a long history when it comes to politicians exploiting economic and racial anxiety for electoral gain. Iowa Rep. Steve King's recent racist comments about immigrants drew criticism, even from his own party, but inflammatory rhetoric on race and immigration is hardly a new facet of the Republican party. On Sunday's... read more

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