MSNBC political analyst Joan Walsh, Demos’ Bob Herbert, American Prospect’s Jamelle Bouie, TheGrio’s Joy Reid, and Steve Kornacki discuss the IRS targeting of conservative and tea party groups, past problems with government bureaucracy that weren’t labeled “scandals,” and whether Democratic presiden
Demos’ Bob Herbert, The American Prospect’s Jamelle Bouie, The Grio’s Joy Reid, and Center for Constitutional Rights' Shayana Kadidal discuss the chilling effect of the records seizure for journalists and whether the recently-revived proposal of a shield law is just window dressing.
Rachel Maddow reports on the recent history of the idea of a shield law to protect journalists who deal with sensitive sources, putting a federal judge between journalists and federal subpoenas, and the resurrection of that idea in the wake of outrage over the Justice Department's seizure of AP phon
NBC News' Chuck Todd and Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., join Morning Joe to discuss the upcoming House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the IRS' scrutiny of Tea Party groups as well as the DOJ's use of a secret subpoena to obtain two months of the Associated Press' phone records.
Former White House Senior Advisor David Axelrod and the National Memo's Joe Conason join Morning Joe to discuss the latest details in the DOJ's use of a secret subpoena to obtain two months of the Associated Press' phone records.
The New York Times' Frank Bruni, Demos' Heather McGee, the BBC's Katty Kay and MSNBC's Michael Eric Dyson discuss the latest details of the Justice Department's seizure of telephone records of Associated Press journalists and editors.
Top Talkers: Associated Press Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll joins Morning Joe to discuss the Justice Department's use of a secret subpoena to obtain two months of phone records of AP reporters without notifying the organization. Carroll says the Associated Press finds the Justice Department's ac
Steve Kornacki and the Up panelists look at potential political issues involved in the Boston Marathon bombings, investigation, and trial.
An Islamist protester sprays the words, "The state security are dogs of the country" at the main entrance of the state security headquarters in Cairo May 2, 2013. Egyptian security forces fired tear gas to disperse a small group of hardline Islamist protesters who were attempting to scale the walls
France's President Francois Hollande delivers a speech to ministers and members of the White Book of Defence and National Security committee at the Elysee Palace in Paris April 29, 2013. REUTERS/Bertrand Langlois/Pool
France's President Francois Hollande listens to White Book of Defence and National Security committee's president Jean-Marie Guehenno at the Elysee Palace in Paris April 29, 2013. REUTERS/Bertrand Langlois/Pool