MITCHELL REPORTS: The House of Representatives has passed the extension of the US debt limit to May 19 with a vote of 285 to 144. The measure moves on to the Senate for final passage. MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell reports.
MORNING JOE: The House is expected to vote on suspending the debt ceiling through May. How does this move put pressure on the Democrats? What does the House Speaker want from Senate Democrats? The Morning Joe panel – including Mike Barnicle, Time's Mark Halperin, former RNC Chair Michael Steele, NBC News' Kelly O'Donnell and the Huffington Post's Sam Stein -- discusses.