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Sunday's Guests (Oct. 14): Romney's jobs record & Staples, the David Siegel email, Nate Silver on what polls really tell us

Zephyr Teachout on MSNBC, October 13, 2012

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Tomorrow on Up w/ Chris, we'll examine Mitt Romney's crowning achievement when it comes to job creation: Staples.  We'll talk with Staples founder Tom Stemberg about Romney's Staples record, and take a close look at the types of jobs big retail chains like Staples offer. We'll also discuss the trend of CEOs ordering their employees to support particular candidates, and share some breaking news about the Koch brothers. And we'll dive into the polling industry with Nate Silver of The New York Times, who will provide us with the latest news on what the polling says about the presidential election.

Joining Chris at 8 AM ET on MSNBC will be:

Nate Silver (@fivethirtyeight), Founder of FiveThirtyEight: Nate Silver’s Political Calculus and author of “The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail – But Some Don’t.”

Thomas Stemberg, founder of Staples, Managing General Partner of the Highland Consumer Fund.

Sarita Gupta (@saritasgupta), Executive Director of Jobs with Justice and Executive Director of American Rights at Work.

Josh Barro (@jbarro), Lead Writer for Bloomberg View's "The Ticker."

David W. Moore, Senior Fellow at the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire, Policy Critic at iMediaEthics.org and Former Managing Editor and Senior Editor of the Gallup Poll.

Maya Wiley, Founder and President of the Center for Social Inclusion.

Zephyr Teachout, Professor at the Fordham University School of Law.

Monica Youn, Brennan Center constitutional fellow at the New York University school of law where she focuses on election law and First Amendment issues.

Alec MacGillis, senior editor for "The New Republic" and currently serving as the magazine's correspondent for the 2012 campaign.