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Some White House records may not be preserved

The nation's archivist said Tuesday he's uncomfortable with allowing White House staff members to decide whether their tweets, emails and Facebook messages from personal accounts are work-related and must be saved. Full story

Was waterboarding integral to finding bin Laden?

   Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counter Terrorism, John Brennan, joins Morning Joe to discuss if waterboarding was an important factor to finding Osama bin Laden. Brennan suggests that information on bin Laden came from many different sources.

White House announces plans to reduce prescription drug abuse

President Barack Obama's administration unveiled on Tuesday a plan to fight what it calls a prescription drug abuse epidemic. Full story

How realistic is Washington’s budget discussion?

   Despite both sides claiming significant deficit reductions, the national debt would still grow trillions of dollars over the next decade. The White House Office of Management and Budget Director, Jack Lew, joins the show to explain the president’s plan.

Veteran of 1995 shutdown says don't repeat

The official who carried out the last government shutdown has a warning for squabbling lawmakers -- another one now could be disastrous for the economy. Full story

White House sees "very real" impact in government shutdown

A U.S. government shutdown would inflict real harm on ordinary Americans and hinder the country's economy, a top White House aide said Thursday. Full story

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  Daley looming as next chief of staff?

NBC's Chuck Todd discusses the White House staff changes, including the search for a new chief of staff.

  Gibbs to leave White House, not D.C.

After two years as White House press secretary, Robert Gibbs is leaving the West Wing. The Morning Joe gang discuss the arc of his career, and potential successors.

  Is Issa a threat to the White House?

Politico’s Jonathan Martin and the Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson debate how aggressive Rep. Darrell Issa will be as chair of the Oversight Committee.

  Guthrie: TSA issue difficult for White House

The Daily Rundown's Savannah Guthrie joins Morning Joe to discuss the recent political developments.

  ‘We made mistakes’ prioritizing, says Biden

Reflecting on their midterm “shellacking,” at the hands of Republicans, Vice President Joe Biden tells msnbc’s Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough that the White House is learning what they can from the defeat.

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BESTPIX Michelle Obama Welcomes Children To White House For Take Our Sons And Daughters To Work Day

WASHINGTON - APRIL 28: First lady Michelle Obama greets children after speaking during a "Take Our Sons And Daughters To Work Day" event in the East Room of the White House April 28, 2011 in Washington, DC. The first lady held the event to welcome the children of Executive Office employees to the

Michelle Obama Welcomes Children To White House For Take Our Sons And Daughters To Work Day
Michelle Obama Welcomes Children To White House For Take Our Sons And Daughters To Work Day

WASHINGTON - APRIL 28: Staff listens from the Cross Hall as first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a "Take Our Sons And Daughters To Work Day" event in the East Room of the White House April 28, 2011 in Washington, DC. The first lady held the event to welcome the children of Executive Office empl