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MSNBC’s Chris Matthews: Trump’s Base Acts ‘Like Trained Seals’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” host Chris Matthews said the audiences at President Donald Trump’s campaign rallies act like “trained seals.” After playing a clip of Trump’s audience booing as the president discussed the leaked information of sexual misconduct during the confirmation process of

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‘Hardball’: Pence Speech ‘Barn-Burner,’ ‘Power-Packed’

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews reacted Saturday to Donald Trump vice-presidential selection Gov. Mike Pence’s (R-IN) acceptance speech, calling it a “barn-burner” and “power-packed.” “It was a barn-burner,” Matthews said. “And it had all the elements of a keynote speech for next week’s convention.

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Kellyanne Conway: Hillary Is ‘Corporate America’s Sweetheart’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” GOP pollster Kellyanne Conway discussed Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton’s ties to corporate America. Conway referred to Clinton as “corporate America’s sweetheart,” noting her associations to K Street lobbyists tied to corporations. Partial transcript as follows:

President Barack Obama gestures while speaking at the Concord Community High School Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in Elkhart, Ind. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chris Matthews Promotes Hillary-Kasich Presidential Ticket

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” host Chris Matthews interview former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, who touted the presidential candidacy of Gov. John Kasich (R-OH). During that interview, Matthews also praised Kasich and suggested he could be a potential running mate

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Watch: Ann Coulter, Liz Mair Face Off Over Donald Trump on MSNBC

Monday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” conservative columnist Ann Coulter and Republican strategist Liz Mair debated the merits of the candidacy of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and the eligibility of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to be president of the United States. Partial transcript

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