Explainer: Morning Joe Midterm Exam

  • Morning Joe's panel of experts breaks down the political races and issues that will matter the most this November.

  • What does Obama need to do?

    Sept. 2: New York Magazine's John Heilemann, msnbc contributor Harold Ford Jr., and former Vermont Governor Howard Dean join the Morning Joe gang to discuss what President Barack Obama must do to boost the Democratic Party's midterm push.

    Video: Primary concerns: What must Obama do?
  • Primary concerns after Obama's Iraq speech

    Sept. 1: Are Democrats on the ropes? Former DNC Chairman Howard Dean, msnbc political analyst Harold Ford Jr., and New York Magazine’s John Heilemann join the Morning Joe gang to discuss the political climate ahead of the midterm elections.

    Video: Primary concerns: Lessons for midterms
  • Doctor Dean's prescription for Dems

    August 3: Former Governor of Vermont and former chairman of the DNC Howard Dean discusses the issues that should be addressed by both parties as the midterms approach.

    Video: Dean: 'Republicans in Congress have done nothing'
  • Midterm Moderates: Who’s up and who’s down

    July 30: MSNBC political analyst Pat Buchanan, The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson, and NBC News' chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd discuss the role of moderates in the midterms.

    Video: 2010: Year of the moderate?
  • “The wild cards:” Candidates changing the equation

    July 29: MSNBC political analyst Pat Buchanan, The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson, and NBC News' chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd discuss game-changing candidates in the upcoming midterm elections.

    Video: 'Wild card' candidates this November
  • If they win… Life after the midterm elections

    July 28: MSNBC political analyst Pat Buchanan, The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson, and NBC News' chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd discuss what could happen in D.C. if Republicans take control of Congress.

    Video: What if Republicans control Congress?
  • “October surprise?” Issues impacting the midterms

    July 27: MSNBC political analyst Pat Buchanan, The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson, and NBC News' chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd discuss how what happens in October could impact November's elections.

    Video: How October could affect midterms
  • “The Influencers:” Who will sway the midterms?

    July 26: MSNBC political analyst Pat Buchanan, The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson, and NBC News' chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd discuss the people who could most influence elections in November.

    Video: Who will influence midterm elections?
  • Control over Congress: The consequences

    July 9: Hardball's Chris Matthews, MSNBC's senior political analyst Mark Halperin, New York magazine's John Heilemann, and MSNBC's Mike Barnicle discuss what could happen if the Republicans gain control of Congress in the fall.

    Video: What if Republicans control Congress?
  • Voter-driving issues: A look ahead to November

    July 8: Hardball's Chris Matthews, MSNBC's senior political analyst Mark Halperin, New York magazine's John Heilemann, and MSNBC's Mike Barnicle discuss the issues that will matter most to voters in November, including jobs and the stimulus.

    Video: Importance of jobs in midterm election
  • The Palin effect: Her impact on the midterms

    July 7: Hardball's Chris Matthews, MSNBC's senior political analyst Mark Halperin, New York magazine's John Heilemann, and MSNBC's Mike Barnicle discuss the impact of Sarah Palin on the upcoming midterm elections.

    Video: Will Palin run for president?
  • Angle accuses Reid’s campaign of “dirty tricks”

    July 6: MSNBC's senior political analyst Mark Halperin, New York magazine's John Heilemann, and MSNBC's Mike Barnicle discuss the midterm elections that could have the greatest impact on the United States.

    Video: Political races that matter most in Nov.

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