Politico Playbook: "Sen. Joe Manchin, co-author of a plan to expand background checks on gun sales, is launching a TV ad to defend himself from attacks by the powerful National Rifle Association," writes John Bresnahan. Mike Allen joins Morning Joe to discuss.
Nathan Gonzales of the Rothenberg Political Report, The National Review’s Robert Costa, and The Washington Post’s Ruth Marcus discuss what we should expect out of the President Barack Obama's G-8 trip, recent poll numbers on the president's approval rating, immigration reform, and the recent NRA ad
The NRA has put out an ad targeting Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., after he sponsored a bill mandating background checks for gun purchases. Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Jon Meacham and Politico’s Maggie Haberman join the Morning Joe team to look at Manchin’s response. Anne Gearan from The Washingto
The Morning Joe panel talks about the new ad targeting Sen. Joe Manchin and discusses how it impacts the gun control debate.
Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, D-W.Va., left, and Sen. Patrick Toomey, R-Pa., arrive at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2013, to announce that they have reached a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more gun buyers.
Relatives of the victims killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut meet with Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.VA) on Capitol Hill in Washington April 10, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron