Under growing pressure, the Obama administration signaled Wednesday it might accept legislation eliminating Federal Aviation Administration furloughs blamed for lengthy delays affecting airline passengers, while leaving the rest of $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts in place. Full story
CHANGES: America's tech industry is finalizing voluntary disclosure standards on the sensitive information being sucked from your smartphone such as your location, surfing habits and contacts. Microsoft is offering a new browser that encourages people to block the technology that enables tracking. S Full story
Democratic strategist Chris Kofinis and Republican strategist David Winston discuss the battle for control of the Senate in 2014 and the challenges Democrats face in light of decision by Sen. Baucus not to run in 2014.
A proposed bill to extend gun background checks failed in the Senate on Wednesday in a 54-46 vote. Politico's Mike Allen and Maggie Haberman and the Huffington Post's Sam Stein join Morning Joe to discuss what happened in the Senate and the president's response.
Jimmy Williams joins MSNBC's Thomas Roberts to talk about which senators announced their support.
Rep. Sander Levin, the top Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee, joins Daily Rundown guest host Chris Cillizza to talk about the next steps in budget negotiations and briefly explains who he would like to see replace his brother in the Senate.
NBC’s Mike Viqueira reports on why Senate Democrats decided today to strip an assault weapons ban from larger gun safety legislation.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas., was dressed down by Senate Democrats after he questioned the constitutionality of Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s proposed assault weapons band. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., discusses.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to the press after the weekly Senate Democrats policy luncheon on March 19, 2013 in Washington, DC.
President Barack Obama departs the U.S. Capitol after meeting with Senate Democrats in Washington March 12, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
President Barack Obama is accompanied by Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate Terrance Gainer as he arrives for a meeting with members of the Senate Democatic Caucus in the Mansfield Room at the U.S. Capitol on March 12.