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Post Columnist Is Big Offender on CBO Obamacare Report

Sandy Goodman | Posted 04.09.2014 | Media
Sandy Goodman

The worst offender I saw in the press was Dana Milbank. I found him terribly hypocritical because he offered two almost completely contrasting takes on the CBO report on successive days, without ever admitting he'd done so.

Strategy Anatomy: Plays Behind the Obamacare Rollout

Alan Kelly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Alan Kelly

When corporations and administrations get in a fix, conventional wisdom is to pat down the negatives. (Rarely do they leverage them, but that's another story.) And if they're listening to crisis counselors, the other imperative is to get ahead of the bad news.

John Kerry's 'Iraq Hangover' on 60 Minutes

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Joseph Bobrow

How quickly we forget war's multidimensional and devastating costs. How thoughtlessly we label the crucial act of remembering as "blindness," and judge ourselves and others for our understandable weariness.

As Mass Shootings Become Routine, So Does Legislative Inaction

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

As more facts emerge in the aftermath of the horrific Navy Yard shooting, issues relating to guns, mental illness and access to sensitive locations by armed unstable individuals have resurfaced.

WATCH: Chris Matthews' Plea With Viewers

Posted 08.26.2013 | Media

Chris Matthews closed out his Monday MSNBC show with a plea to viewers. In light of the news that MSNBC decided to move Ed Schultz back to weekday...

WATCH: Chris Matthews Calls Ted Cruz A 'Political Terrorist'

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 08.01.2013 | Media

MSNBC host Chris Matthews called Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) a "political terrorist" on Wednesday night's edition of "Hardball." Cruz and a few other T...

Chris Matthews Announces Changes

Posted 04.30.2013 | Media

Chris Matthews inked a new long-term deal with MSNBC on Tuesday, extending his presence on the network into the 2016 election. The Hollywood Report...

WATCH: Chris Matthews' Heated Clash WIth Gun Advocate

Posted 04.05.2013 | Media

Chris Matthews found himself in a heated clash with Gun Owners of America executive director Larry Platt on his Thursday MSNBC show. Matthews opene...

Chris Matthews: Do Women Really Worry About 'Wife Beating?'

Posted 04.04.2013 | Media

Chris Matthews wondered aloud on Wednesday whether or not "wife beating" was something that women "really worry about." Matthews was speaking to fe...

WATCH: Matthews Cuts Off Maher's Nazi Comparisons

Posted 11.08.2012 | Comedy

Maybe it was the post-election high (or the regular high, celebrating Colorado's new law), but comedian and "Real Time" host Bill Maher seemed to get ...

Chris Matthews: Debates Are Like Reality TV

www.hollywoodreporter.com | Posted 12.16.2012 | Media

The MSNBC anchor -- and a man of great on-air passion -- tells THR that the entire event is akin to ...

WATCH: Chris Matthews Has Officially Lost It

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.28.2012 | Media

Chris Matthews was on fire Thursday night during a particularly lively segment of "Hardball." The MSNBC host spent the first half of the segment g...

PHOTOS: Chris Matthews' Hair Changes

Posted 11.19.2012 | Media

We at HuffPost Media have been tracking a very important story for years now. We speak, of course, of Chris Matthews' hair. if you're a close watcher ...

Chris Matthews' Bad Week

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 11.01.2012 | Media

NEW YORK — In the cable television news world where provocation is prized, MSNBC's Chris Matthews took home the trophy from Tampa's Republican N...

Chris Matthews' Smackdown of Reince Priebus Should Be Taught in Journalism School

Andy Ostroy | Posted 10.28.2012 | Media
Andy Ostroy

With the exception of a couple of righteously indignant journos like Matthews and O'Brien, the American news media, given all that's at stake in this most critical election, appears utterly useless right now.

I Get Breathing Lessons At HuffPost Oasis, Then A Shouting Match On 'Hardball'

Howard Fineman | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

So first I got soothing breathing lessons. Then I got into a televised shouting match on "Hardball." I'm not sure whether there is a relationship between the two events. Maybe New Age therapy made me do it. Here's the story.

WATCH: Chris Matthews Highlights Differences Between The Romneys

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 08.24.2012 | Media

Chris Matthews stopped by the "Tonight Show" on Thursday and chatted with host Jay Leno about presumptive GOP presidential candidate, Mitt Romney. ...

WATCH: Chris Matthews' Wild Chat With Newt Gingrich

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.24.2012 | Media

Chris Matthews and Newt Gingrich were united at last on Thursday's "Hardball." It was an undeniably entertaining session between the two, with big voi...

WATCH: Chris Matthews Hammers Cory Booker Over Obama Criticisms

Posted 07.22.2012 | Media

Chris Matthews tore into Newark mayor Cory Booker on Monday's "Hardball," saying that Booker had committed an "act of sabotage" and a "betrayal" of Pr...

Chris Matthews: It's 'Weird' When Husbands Cook Dinner

Posted 02.17.2012 | Food

Perhaps Chris Matthews just had a momentary lapse when he made the following statement Wednesday evening about how "weird" it is when husbands cook di...

Activist Group Calls For MSNBC To Stop Inviting Controversial Guest On Air

Posted 02.16.2012 | Media

Faith-based activist group Faithful America and Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson, delivered a petition filled with 20,000 s...

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...

WATCH: Obama Shoots Down Reporters Over Controversial Ruling

Posted 04.11.2012 | Media

President Obama shot down reporters pestering him for a comment on his controversial ruling on contraception during a Thursday photo op in the Oval Of...

MSNBC Pundits' Harsh Words For Mitt Romney

Posted 03.03.2012 | Media

Chris Matthews and Martin Bashir had some harsh words for GOP candidate Mitt Romney on Monday. Matthews appeared on Bashir's MSNBC show, live from...

MSNBC Apologizes To Romney For Incendiary Comments

Posted 02.14.2012 | Media

MSNBC issued a formal apology to Mitt Romney on Wednesday for comparing a slogan of the presidential candidate's to one used by the Ku Klux Klan. A...