Republican lawyer, television and radio personality, and host of Morning Joe on MSNBC. As an attorney, he famously represented Michael F. Griffin, the man accused of murdering David Gunn, a physician who performed abortions.
He attended the University of Alabama and the University of Florida College of Law.
He penned several politically-themed books, including The Last Best Hope and The Right Path: From Ike to Reagan, How Republicans Once Mastered Politics--and Can Again.
His first two marriages -- to Melanie Hinton and Susan Waren -- produced a total of three sons and one daughter. He later got engaged to his co-host, Mika Brzezinski, in 2017.
Like Rachel Maddow, he worked for MSNBC.