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MSNBC’s Matthews: ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ ‘Should Be Outlawed’

In the wake of the shooting that left 12 people at a Southern California bar dead, MSNBC “Hardball” host Chris Matthews said lawmakers in this case sending their “thoughts and prayers” “should be outlawed.” “Thoughts and prayers … I’m sorry, but

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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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Dem Rep Himes: FNC’s Hannity, Judge Jeanine ‘Mouth-Breathers’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) slammed those pushing for the release of a three-page memo generated by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee. Host Chris Matthews postulated the release of this memo was being done to damage the

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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.

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

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:

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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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Matthews: ‘I’m Not Sure the Right Word Is Hispanic’ for Rubio, Cruz

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” host Chris Matthews called into question if using the term “Hispanic” was appropriate when it comes to describing Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX), two candidates for the Republican presidential nomination. Partial transcript as