Former Congressman Joe Scarborough (R-Fla.) is the host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe, “the show Time Magazine calls “revolutionary” and The New York Times ranked as the top news program of 2008. In April 2011, Scarborough was named to the prestigious “Time 100” list of the world’s most influential people. Along with co-host Mika Brzezinski, “Morning Joe“ features interviews with top newsmakers and in-depth analysis of the day’s biggest stories. The unique broadcast has been called “the thinking viewer’s choice” by USA Weekend and called “an important wake-up call for political and media leaders” by the Associated Press. In addition to his career in television Scarborough is also the author of the New York Times bestseller “The Last Best Hope: Restoring Conservatism and America’s Promise.” Prior to his career in television, Scarborough was the publisher and editor of the award-winning newspaper The Florida Sun. He served as a member of Congress from 1994-2001. While in office, he was a member of the Judiciary, Armed Services, Oversight and National Security committees. Scarborough’s 2004 book “Rome Wasn’t Burnt in a Day“ predicted the collapse of the Republican majority and US economy due to his party’s reckless spending.