When the GOP has 2014 Senate candidates saying on the floor of the U.S. House that schools should teach traditional gender roles, like Georgia Rep. Phil Gingrey did a couple months ago, it's easy to start conjuring visions of Missouri Rep. Todd Akin, "legitimate rape," and a Democratic electoral victory. It's more complicated than that, as the panel on Up with Steve Kornacki discussed Saturday, but even if primary voters keep rewarding conservative views, general elections could get harder to win. read more
North Carolina passed a slew of voting restrictions that has been called the most draconian in the United States, and it could have massive implications for voters in the state and for the nation as a whole. On Saturday's Up with Steve Kornacki, the panel discussed a few of the changes that could have the biggest impact, like the provision that cuts the time allotted for early voting in half. read more
On Sunday's Up with Steve Kornacki, the show will talk about the differences between parties when they talk about jobs, Republicans and race, and how Detroit represents America and what it can tell us about the divide between urban and suburban culture.
Joining Steve Kornacki on Sunday's show will be:
Ana Marie Cox, political columnist, The Guardian (@anamariecox)
Josh Barro, politics editor, Business Insider (@jbarro)
Jamelle Bouie, staff writer at The American Prospect (@jbouie)
Melissa Harris-Perry, msnbc host “Melissa Harris-Perry” (@MHarrisPerry)