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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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