Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has threatened to use the "nuclear option" to change Senate filibuster rules. Politicos are having déjà vu back to Bill Frist's 2005 similar attempt to alter Senate rules. NBC's Mark Murray discusses this ongoing fight on Capitol Hill.
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NBC's Domenico Montanaro looks at the day in politics. The focus is President Obama's speech on America's use of drones. But there's some campaign news, too, with Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., in Iowa and ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., making his first campaign stop in his bid for mayor of New York.
NBC's Mark Murray reports all political eyes will be fixed on the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) next week. This year's notable speakers include many potential 2016 candidates and past presidential candidates. However, there is one popular Republican leader who was not invited to address the conference: Chris Christie.
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As NBC's Mark Murray and Domenico Montanaro discuss, it seems as if President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are closer to a deal to avert the fiscal cliff, but will they be able to sell it to their respective parties?
NBC's Mark Murray and Domenico Montanaro discuss the fiscal cliff deadline and President Obama's motives behind his trip to Michigan today.
In the ongoing fiscal cliff negotiations, some Republicans are starting to think the way forward is to give in to President Obama's demands. And as NBC's Mark Murray and Domenico Montanaro discuss, Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Paul Ryan sparked 2016 presidential speculation during speeches in Washington last night.
One month away from the fiscal cliff, NBC's Mark Murray and Domenico Montanaro discuss what the White House is offering in the negotiations including $1.6 trillion in tax increases and $400 billion in cuts to entitlements. Republicans have rejected the proposal, but negotiations continue.
NBC's Mark Murray and Domenico Montanaro discuss President Obama and Mitt Romney's lunch at The White House today and how Romney adviser Stuart Stevens may not be as ready to bury the hatchet as the former candidate appears to be.