What Did We Learn: Mika Brzezinski, Brian Shactman and John Heilemann tell us what they learned today.
Must-Read Op-Eds: Mika Brzezinski reads from Ron Fournier's latest National Journal column on the White House's somewhat confused response to scandals involving the IRS, AP and Benghazi. Brzezinski also reads from a Wall Street Journal editorial on the White House and E.J. Dionne's latest Washington Post column on the Oklahoma tornado.
The New Yorker's George Packer has just released his new book 'The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America,' and he joins Morning Joe to discuss why the country is a superpower in danger of coming apart at the seams.
Top Talkers: The damage caused by Monday's tornado in Moore, Okla. is estimated at $2 billion with 13,000 homes damaged or destroyed and 24 dead. The Weather Channel's Mike Bettes has the latest details, and he joins Morning Joe to discuss.
Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn joins Morning Joe to discuss the debate over federal funding in the wake of natural disasters.
Building the world s most-visited website is only the beginning and now Google is tackling everything from eyeglasses that display email to floating turbines that collect wind power. Josh Tyrangiel of Bloomberg Businessweek joins Morning Joe with an inside look at Google s secret lab.
Politico Playbook: Senator Ted Cruz, R-Ariz., stated on Wednesday on the Senate floor that he doesn't trust his own party to hold fast on a compromise over the debt ceiling and why he objects to sending the Senate budget over to the House. Politico's Mike Allen joins Morning Joe to discuss.
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus joins Morning Joe to discuss the IRS' scrutiny of Tea Party groups, the current hearings, Sen. Ted Cruz's recent comments on the budget and IRS official Lois Lerner's pleading of the Fifth.
Top Talkers: In Moore, Oklahoma, emergency crews and the National Guard are beginning the task of clearing debris from areas hit hard by Monday's tornado. Joe Scarborough discusses what he saw while in Moore and how he thinks area schools should rebuild in the future, and MSNBC's Chris Jansing, Brian Shactman and Thomas Roberts also report from Moore, Okla.
Will more Oklahoma schools have safe rooms and shelters after Monday's devastating tornado tore through Plaza Towers Elementary School, reportedly killing seven students? Why don't more residences in tornado alley have safe rooms or underground shelters? NBC News' Tom Costello reports and MSNBC's Brian Shactman and Chris Jansing discuss.
MSNBC's Bill Karins says good weather in Moore, Okla. will help recovery efforts on Wednesday. Karins also offers more details on Mondays' tornado, including the twister's track, it's overall size and its duration.
FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate joins Morning Joe to discuss what the agency is doing on Wednesday in Moore, Oklahoma following a devastating tornado and what the agency has learned since Hurricane Katrina.
MSNBC's Brian Shactman talks with Time's Jay Newton-Small about the magazine's latest issue, which focuses on the tornado that struck Oklahoma on Monday May 20, 2013.
Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., returned to his home state to survey the damage following Monday's devastating tornado, and he says the scene at home is heart-wrenching but recovery efforts give him hope.
In a 13-5 vote, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would overhaul immigration. AOL co-founder and head of venture capital firm Revolution, Steve Case, joins Morning Joe to discuss the Senate vote and the virtual march in favor of immigration reform.