On this week’s segment of “What We Know Now,” Up host Steve Kornacki discusses what we have learned this week with guests Eleanor Clift, contributing editor, Newsweek/The Daily Beast; Julian Zelizer, professor and political historian, Princeton University; Ann Lewis, former director of communications for President Bill Clinton; and Perry Bacon, Jr., msnbc contributor, political editor, TheGrio.com.
Tim Murray, Massachusetts Lt. Governor, Resigning To Take Job At Worcester Chamber Of Commerce
from Huffington Post Politics
Massachusetts Lt. Governor Tim Murray (D) is resigning his post, according to reports Wednesday from WBZ-TV Boston and The Boston Globe.
Murray had already decided not to run for governor in 2014, after Gov. Deval Patrick (D) steps down.
Tom Tancredo Announces Run For Governor In 2014
from Huffington Post
Former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo announced over the radio Thursday morning that he will be making a run for Republican governor in 2014.
During the announcement on KHOW’s Peter Boyles show with 9News cameras standing nearby, Tancredo said that he was prompted in part to make a run for the office after Gov. John Hickenlooper’s controversial decision the day before to grant a reprieve for convicted death row inmate Nathan Dunlap. Perhaps an even bigger motivating factor however was the governor’s support for this year’s gun control bills.
Anthony Weiner’s N.Y. mayor Web site features skyline … of Pittsburgh?
by Aaron Blake, The Washington Post
Anthony Weiner just launched his campaign for mayor of New York City.
His campaign Web site, though, suggests he’s running for mayor of another Eastern city – Pittsburgh.