It has taken a dramatic switched vote by one senator, a lengthy flight back from North Dakota by another and a long, drawn-out roll call, but Democrats moved Wednesday toward clearing the way for one of President Barack Obama's nominees to win Senate confirmation. Full story
Former Obama advisor David Axelrod talks about the deal and whether enough Republicans in the House will accept the proposal and move forward. Politico’s Maggie Haberman joins the conversation and turns the conversation to Anthony Weiner and the NYC mayoral race.
Republicans and other supporters of the proposed 5.3 billion dollar project argue it would create tens of thousands of jobs. President Barack Obama says the jobs created would not be permanent. Politico’s Andrew Restuccia joins to discuss.
On Wednesday the administration released NSA documents revealing the government’s ability to analyze millions of phone records in the hunt for terror suspects. This comes as top NSA officials are expected to testify before the Senate in a FISA oversight hearing. Former U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel A
The Obama administration released newly declassified documents today that shed additional light on the NSA’s surveillance programs, including new details on their extent and capabilities. New York Times reporter Charlie Savage joins MSNBC’s Tamron Hall to discuss.
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., joins The Daily Rundown to talk about the fiscal fight and president’s time on Capitol Hill.
President Barack Obama talks with House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi of Calif., after a meeting on Capitol Hill with the House Democratic Caucus in the Capitol Visitors Center, Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in Washington. Obama’s trip to Capitol Hill, just days before Congress breaks Friday for a f
President Barack Obama responds to a reporter's question as he leaves a meeting with Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Obama’s trip to Capitol Hill, just days before Congress breaks Friday for a five-week summer recess, comes amid growing concerns among Democr
President Barack Obama gestures during a meeting with his economic team, including from left, Counsel of Economic Advisors Chair Christy Romer, National Economic Council Director Larry Summers, and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, in the Oval Office, March 5, 2010. This official White House pho