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The Democratic Establishment, Connected to Clinton by Funding, Won't Leave Her

Eoin Higgins | Posted 02.15.2016 | Politics
Eoin Higgins

After what can only be described as an absolute disaster of an electoral showing in the New Hampshire primary, Hillary Clinton's hopes of becoming the Democratic nominee in 2016 increasingly hinge on her support from the Democratic establishment.

Liberal-Bashing Ted Cruz Now Needs Liberals to Save Him

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 01.18.2016 | Politics
Doug Ibendahl

In order for Canadian-born Cruz to be deemed eligible for the presidency he would have to rely on liberal, activist judges who view the Constitution as a living document. A true strict constructionist, which Cruz has always fancied himself, would have to say Cruz is NOT eligible.

Rick Santorum Could Use a Lesson in Democracy!

Marvin Meadors | Posted 09.18.2015 | Politics
Marvin Meadors

Appearing on Hardball hosted by Chris Matthews immediately after the Republican debate, former Senator Rick Santorum revealed some strange contortions regarding his understanding of the constitution

Every Teacher in America Should Have a Gun

Steve Siebold | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics
Steve Siebold

The Arkansas Christian Academy in Bryant, Arkansas, is making national headlines after it announced that some staff members will be armed with guns. ...

WATCH: Chris Matthews, Andy Cohen's Surreal Interview

Posted 06.14.2012 | Media

Bravo's Andy Cohen turned up on "Hardball" Wednesday, and his chat with Chris Matthews was just as surreal as viewers might have expected. While in...

WATCH: Chris Matthews' Heated Clash

Posted 06.08.2012 | Media

MSNBC's Chris Matthews clashed with former George W. Bush official Tony Fratto on Friday during the network's coverage of President Obama's address on...

WATCH: Chris Matthews' Grim Warning

Posted 06.04.2012 | Media

Chris Matthews had a rather grim warning for President Obama's re-election campaign following the jobs report released on Friday. Appearing on the ...

Chris Matthews -- A Softball Review of the JFK Book

Mike Smith | Posted 05.06.2012 | Books
Mike Smith

Chris Matthews cut his teeth in politics for six years working for House Speaker Tip O'Neill who was famously quoted as saying, "All Politics is Local." Thus his book Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero is a political playbook.

WATCH: Chris Matthews Heated Clash Over Controversial Statement

Posted 02.21.2012 | Media

A comment made by MSNBC's Chris Matthews was brought into question on Monday, when the host sat on a Presidents Day panel at Ford's Theatre in Washing...

WATCH: Chris Matthews Scorches Limbaugh

Posted 02.16.2012 | Media

MSNBC host Chris Matthews harshly criticized conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh over comments he made on Tuesday regarding Democrats and abort...

Lucas Kavner

Chris Matthews Plays Loveball With His Presidential Obsession | Lucas Kavner | Posted 12.26.2011 | Books

Chris Matthews -- current host of MSNBC's "Hardball" -- was a 15-year-old working as a paperboy for the Philadelphia Bulletin when he found his politi...

WATCH: Chris Matthews, Bernie Sanders Denounce GOP

Posted 11.15.2011 | Media

Disheartened by news of higher poverty rates, Chris Matthews praised Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for his insights on Wednesday's "Hardball." Ma...

WATCH: Chris Matthews Wonders If Obama Could Have Handled Debt Debate More Effectively

Posted 10.01.2011 | Media

Chris Matthews asked on Monday's 'Hardball' if there may have been a more effective way for President Obama to handle the debt ceiling debate. Matthew...

WATCH: HuffPost's Alex Wagner Talks Anthony Weiner On 'Hardball'

Huff TV | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Alex Wagner appeared Monday on MSNBC's 'Hardball with Chris Matthews' to discuss Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.). Wagner explained that for t...

WATCH: HuffPost's Alex Wagner Discusses Bachmann, Palin On 'Hardball'

Huff TV | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Alex Wagner appeared Friday on MSNBC's 'Hardball with Chris Matthews' to discuss Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin. Examining the likelihoo...

WATCH: Howard Fineman Discusses Palin, Romney On 'Hardball'

Huff TV | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Howard Fineman appeared Thursday on MSNBC's 'Hardball with Chris Matthews' to discuss Mitt Romney's announcement that he is running for pre...

WATCH: Howard Fineman Discusses Sarah Palin On 'Hardball'

Huff TV | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Howard Fineman appeared Tuesday on MSNBC's 'Hardball with Chris Matthews' to discuss Sarah Palin's bus tour. When asked by Matthews if Palin is going...

WATCH: HuffPost's Sam Stein Discusses Obama, Israel On 'Hardball'

Huff TV | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Sam Stein appeared Monday on MSNBC's 'Hardball' to discuss President Obama's proposal for a two-state solution in the Israel. Chris Matthe...

WATCH: Howard Fineman Discusses Newt Gingrich On 'Hardball'

Huff TV | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Howard Fineman appeared Tuesday on MSNBC's 'Hardball with Chris Matthews' to discuss Newt Gingrich. Matthews brought up Gingrich's recent ...

WATCH: Howard Fineman Discusses Donald Trump On 'Hardball'

Huff TV | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Howard Fineman appeared Tuesday on MSNBC's 'Hardball' alongside The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson to discuss Donald Trump and the 2012 ...

Huckabee Questions Chris Matthews' Mental Health

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News host Mike Huckabee appeared on Laura Ingraham's radio show and really went after his critics. In addition to discussing political issues, Huc...

The Failure of Cable News to Follow Up

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Wayne Besen

f the cable networks insist on setting the stage for those who tell whoppers, such as the Family Research Council's Tony Perkins, the least they can do is carve out time the following evening to correct the mistruths.

Chris Matthews Takes a Base on Balls Instead of Hitting the Hardball

Trish Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Trish Kinney

I volunteer to sit in the Hardball seat and talk with Chris Matthews, subjecting myself to the potential humiliation that so many hundreds of guests before me have experienced.

Silence is Golden, Unless You're Chris Matthews

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

If you're a political talker, there is one media venue where you will never hear the sound of silence -- MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews.

Did Katie Couric Fire Walter Cronkite's Voice...Or did the Cronkite family, make his voice "quit" Katie's show?

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Viscusi

By Stephen Viscusi Although I work on TV now myself, preparing for my own TV show "The Job's Whisperer" I started my career as a headhunter, then ra...