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Rubio, House GOP again warn immigration bill lacks support without border fixes

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 4:27pm
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday that there will not be enough votes in the House to pass the Senate's immigration bill as it is currently written even if the legislation can find the 60 votes it will need in the upper chamber. "I can tell you that the bill as currently structured is not going to pass in the House. And I think it's going to struggle to pass in the Senate," Rubio said after ...    

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Obama: Rice ‘is fearless, she is tough’

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 3:33pm
    

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With laughs, Biden remembers Lautenberg as public servant who 'worked like hell'

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 3:21pm
 As lawmakers paused Wednesday to remember Sen. Frank Lautenberg, Vice President Joe Biden eulogized the late New Jersey lawmaker as a man who “worked like hell” on behalf of the American people – and who loved both the Senate and Amtrak almost as much as Biden himself. “Like me, he loved the Senate,” Biden said of the late senator, who died Monday at the age of 89. “Because he saw it as...    

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Obama to meet with China’s new president

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 3:21pm
    

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How will Rice’s critics respond to her new appointment?

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 3:21pm
    

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Poll: Obama’s approval ratings hold steady

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 3:21pm
    

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Obama shuffles around foreign policy team

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 3:21pm
    

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IRS places two top staffers on administrative leave

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 3:21pm
Two senior IRS staffers have been put on administrative leave for accepting free food and "other items" at a conference, two congressional sources told NBC News.Amid newfound scrutiny of the tax agency's actions following revelations that it had targeted conservative-sounding groups for extra scrutiny, the IRS put the two staffers in the office in charge of implementing health care reform on leave...    

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First lady heckled during speech

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 3:21pm
    

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Obama appoints Susan Rice as national security adviser

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 2:59pm
Hailing her longtime role as a “trusted adviser,” President Barack Obama formally named U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice as his next national security adviser on Wednesday.Obama tapped Rice, a target of Republican criticism in recent months, to succeed Tom Donilon; the president also nominated Samantha Power, a longtime foreign policy adviser, to take over Rice’s role at the United Nations.“I am absolut...    

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Biden recalls day Amtrak waited for Lautenberg

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 2:48pm
    

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Clinton applauds Lautenberg's work in Senate

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 1:58pm
    

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Leadership and failure at the Pentagon

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 1:36pm
    

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Gallup explains why its polls were wrong

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 1:36pm
    

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Baseball union says league interviewing players in new drug probe

MSNBC: Sports - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 1:31pm
The Major League Baseball players union, on the defensive after a new steroid scandal erupted in the sport, said Wednesday that the league is interviewing players in a probe into a Miami clinic but urged people not to rush to judgment.The disclosure came after ESPN reported that baseball would seek to penalize players, including New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez and Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ry...    

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First Lady expresses zero tolerance for hecklers

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 1:14pm
    

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