The economy is recovering, the White House is dealing with multiple controversies, and President Barack Obama appears generally unaffected either way. Full story
"Republicans and political media remained blissfully oblivious to the language of the law," said Lawrence O'Donnell. (Looking at you, John Boehner). But some lawmakers are catching on. Full story
Clarence Page and Maria Teresa Kumar discuss the difference between the IRS and Apple congressional hearings this week – and both weigh in on the real scandal: Barack Obama’s note to his best friend’s prom date.
Republicans hate federal spending, but a new report shows they have no problem taking taxpayer funded trips to exotic destinations
MSNBC host Krystal Ball and Lili Gil Valetta of the XL Alliance discuss the possible Senate breakthrough on immigration – and what that may mean for Speaker John Boehner and the House.
In a 13-5 vote, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would overhaul immigration. AOL co-founder and head of venture capital firm Revolution, Steve Case, joins Morning Joe to discuss the Senate vote and the virtual march in favor of immigration reform.
A new estimate from the Congressional Budget Office has the country's budget deficit shrinking to $642 billion by the end of fiscal 2013. So why does it seem like the budget, which has been shrinking over the past few years, is the best kept secret in politics? The Washington Post's Ezra Klein discu
Speaker of the House John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi walk through an honor cordon at the National Peace Officers Memorial Service at the Capitol in Washington May 15, 2013. The annual ceremony honors law enforcement who were killed in the line of duty in the previous year. R
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is pictured as he speaks to the press about U.S. debt reduction talks on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 25, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed
US Vice President Joseph R. Biden and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) applaud as President of South Korea Park Geun-hye bows after addressing a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill May 8, 2013 in Washington, DC. Park proposed an international park on the tense border with North Korea
REFILE FOR QUALITYSouth Korea's President Park Geun-hye is applauded by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) as she addresses a joint meeting of Congress in Washington May 8, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)