“I’m not a politician,” he said.
Looks like the president probably took a shot in friendly territory.
You never quite know what you’re going to get with a Hardball cold open.
During a press-only sneak peak at MSNBC’s soon-to-be launched new website, network president Phil Griffin had plenty to say.
The Hardball host is a man of many talents.
Running against the popular, no-nonsense governor was always going to be tough business. But inside and outside New Jersey, Sen. Barbara Buono can’t catch a break.
You don’t see this kind of stuff on cable news all the time.
MSNBC was a very different place before the Iraq War.
Al Sharpton: “To tell people that, ‘You have the right to be my maid,’ is not exactly a liberation struggle.”
The Hollywood duo come within sniffing distance of pot smoke at the premiere party for the stoner coming-of-age tale.
After 5pm is fine though. The MSNBC show host also said only “idiots” vote for third party candidates.
The MSNBC host sees Romney’s revenge soundbite as more “ethnic talk” from the “bad side” of the campaign.
Chris Matthews gives lucky 18 year olds the Hardball treatment.
The MSNBC Hardball host’s post-debate analysis tonight couldn’t have been more different from his Oct. 3 meltdown. Obama “punched him hard.”
The MSNBC host told his colleague Andrea Mitchell, “That’s the goal. You’re laughing because you know it’s all true. You don’t have to say it. I am.”
During an appearance tonight on Hardball, Newt Gingrich fired back at Chris Matthews accusing him of race baiting for calling Barack Obama a “food stamp President.” “Why do YOU assume food stamp refers to blacks? What kind of racist thinking do you have,” Gingrich said.
Reince Priebus: “I’m not going to get into a shouting match with Chris.” Matthews: “Because you’re losing, that’s why.” Priebus: “Garbage.”
A ringing endorsement from the man the RNC put on the phone to attack Obama on Romney’s behalf just yesterday.
The “Hardball” host laments that his “perfectionist” son’s concerns with Gitmo places him to the “left of Obama” politically, something he vows to “work on a little.”
BuzzFeed’s Michael Hastings joined Hardball with Chris Matthews to talk about whether the president’s courtship of military families will win over a group that has traditionally supported the GOP. “The Obama campaign has bent over backwards to make inroads with military veterans,” Hastings said.
A classic screencap from the ‘08 cycle.
Romney gets the silent movie treatment in this fake trailer from The Chris Mathews Show. He does look good in black and white…
It seems the real fireworks came after the big event! Following Sunday morning’s NBC News-Facebook debate, former New Hampshire governor and Mitt Romney surrogate John H. Sununu appeared live on MSNBC. What followed was a contentious discussion, as questions from Matthews regarding Romney’s connection to the anti-Newt Gingrich SuperPAC ads that ran in Iowa made Sununu increasingly angry.
Ben Ginsberg seems to suggest, for a moment, that the Romney Super PAC and Romney campaign are “affiliated.”
Chris Matthews’ immediate reaction to Obama’s State of the Union address was to declare that he “forgot he was black for an hour,” instantly diminishing a phenomenal speech. Gotcha Media Watch Video ›
I love Chris Matthews. Watch him cut through this GOP front man like a Ginsu through Tofu. I appreciate Matthew’s persistence by not letting Pence ignore the issue. Watch Video ›
I don’t know how we missed this gem of a segment from the show last year, where Chris Matthews cups Ellen’s boobs like he means it. Watch Video ›
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NBC execs have decided David Gregory will anchor MSNBC’s election coverage, with Keith Olbermann and Chris Mathews being relegated to analysts. Read More ›