Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post joins the Morning Joe gang to elaborate on his latest column, “The spoiled-brat American electorate,” which argues that “the nation demands the impossible: quick, painless solutions to long-term, structural problems.”
In a new ad, West Virginia Republican Senate candidate John Raese attempts to tie Democratic opponent Gov. Joe Manchin to President Obama, honing in on his support of the health care reform law.
"Raising taxes right now, which is effectively what you're doing to a lot of the tax cuts to expire, I think does real damage to a very fragile economic recovery," Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) said on FOX News. Connolly says not extending all of the Bush tax cuts for now would be "unwise."
FOX News' Major Garrett (on his last day working for the network) asks President Obama if he regrets the label "summer of recovery."
MSNBC: U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis comments on the August jobs report, saying the “engine of growth is small business.”
Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA) joins the Morning Joe gang to comment on this new, lower polling numbers in the Pennsylvania Senate race.
Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) on the new economic numbers and the midterm elections.
President Barack Obama said that while jobs were being created, "they're not being made as fast as they need to." He also said he would announce a series of proposals designed to create jobs and boost economic growth next week.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie supports Delaware Rep. Mike Castle for the U.S. Senate.
Former Rep. Tom DeLay (R-TX) says the American people are "scared to death" of President Obama's policies. DeLay says health care reform will destroy our economy.
Network claims dictator was softening prior to the U.S.-led invasion.
CNN: Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson responds to accusations regarding charitable scholarships going to family members.
Dr. Charles Krauthammer: "And if that number holds, the generic spread of ten, then you get this kind of wave. I think you do get the House, clearly will fall to the Republicans and the Senate will be close."
MSNBC: Rachel Maddow and The Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson talks about Gov. Haley Barbour’s spin about his own history, and race and life in Mississippi.
MSNBC: The Countdown host takes a look at the false facts in Bush political advisor Mark McKinnon’s recent column.