Guest host Joy Reid gives a rundown of major events in the news this week, including the introduction of budgets by Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray, and the shooting of 6-month-old Chicago baby Jonlyah Watkins.
Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests highlight how Washington Sen. Patty Murray has consistently been a strong female voice for women despite being underrated for much of her time serving in public office.
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., joins The Daily Rundown’s Chuck Todd to talk about the fiscal cliff, Independent Senator Angus King’s decision to caucus with Democrats, and the possibility of Susan Rice becoming Secretary of State.
Democrats are seizing the opportunity to link Mitt Romney to Richard Mourdock’s comments about rape and abortion, but Republicans are hedging their bets when it comes to Election Day, women – like everyone else – care more about the economy than anything. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., discusses.