Steve Kornacki breaks down what’s dividing Democrats: like Larry Summers and Bill Daley; then talks with Irin Carmon, Amanda Terkel, Pat Brady, and Norm Ornstein about what has changed for these two men since the 1990s. watch
With every defeat, the GOP gets more and more conservative-- exactly the opposite of what happened after Clinton’s election in the 90s. The Up panel discusses if the Republican Party will ever “evolve toward the middle” or if it will just keep pushing... watch
Former Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady, Norm Ornstein, Michelle Bernard, and former Rep. Steve LaTourette talk about the rift in the Republican party and what Mackinac Island has to do with GOP politics. watch
Singer, songwriter, and activist Carole King, The Huffington Post’s Amanda Terkel, author Norm Ornstein, and MSNBC.com’s Irin Carmon discuss the changing make-up of the left and the role of Millennials in the party going forward. watch
This week marks the return of the Up with Steve Kornacki politics game show, and it has a new name: UP Against the Clock. After a stirring first installment, UP panelists Krystal Ball of MSNBC's the Cycle, Business Insider's Josh Barro, and Buzzfeed's Evan McMorris-Santoro put their knowledge of this week's major political events to the test. There are stricter rules and bigger prizes for the pundit with the fastest finger - who will win this time?
Watch to find out and play along.
What are Democrat Terry McAuliffe's chances in his run for governor of Virginia? If you ask former Gov. Doug Wilder, not good.
It's one thing to run against a well-known Republican like Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, but the question for McAuliffe is, as Wilder put it, "is there meat on the bones of that candidacy? The fact that you are not Cuccinelli is one thing, but who are you?" Without any clear answers for voters, McAuliffe could be in trouble. read more
MSNBC host Krystal Ball of The Cycle, Buzzfeed.com’s Evan McMorris Santoro and BusinessInsider.com’s Josh Barro are this week’s contestants for “Up Against the Clock,” a rapid-fire question quiz show about what happened in politics in the past week. watch
In Congress, lawmakers have seen to it that the clock is ticking down to a potential government shutdown. MSNBC host Krystal Ball of The Cycle, Buzzfeed.com’s Evan McMorris Santoro, BusinessInsider.com’s Josh Barro and Suzy Khimm from MSNBC.com join... watch
MSNBC.com reporter Benjy Sarlin joins the Up panel to discuss his new article on the dilemma faced by ambitious Republicans like Cory Gardner who live in swing states and would want to run for higher office someday, but have trouble winning over voters... watch
Carl Sciortino, one of the democratic candidates running for the House of Representatives seat for Massachusett’s 5th District, joins Up to discuss his political ad campaign that has gone viral where he “comes out” to his Tea Party dad as a liberal. watch