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Let Me Finish: Leading ladies of D.C.

04/24/15 08:10PM

Let me finish with the spate of TV dramas about hot-shot women politicians. I speak tonight as a fervent fan of Julianna Margulies in "The Good Wife," someone hooked on Robin Wright's Lady MacBeth-like role in "House of Cards." Not only that, I speak to you as a regular watcher of "Madam Secretary" with Tea... read more

Let Me Finish: Majority of Democrats vote for the trade deal

04/23/15 08:10PM

Let me finish with this news that a majority of Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee voted to put the Pacific rim trade deal on fast-track. I find it impressive that senators from Oregon, the State of Washington, Florida, Delaware and Virginia all voted favorably. This is not, if you haven't noticed it, the way this story has been... read more

Looking into the 'Clinton Cash'

Looking into the 'Clinton Cash'

04/23/15 07:19PM

10 days into her campaign, and there's a flood of questioning headlines today about Hillary Clinton, the Clinton Foundation, and overseas money. Chris Matthews looks at the facts with Stephanie Schriock, Michael Steele and Jonathan Allen. watch

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in Public Service Project leadership symposium, Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pa. (Photo by Matt Rourke/AP)

The Right vs. The Left vs. The Press

04/23/15 07:08PM

Emily’s List President Stephanie Schriock dismissed a flood of press scrutiny over the Clintons’ financial dealings as a result of partisan attacks from Republican critics. "What I really see in this is a very clear orchestrated Republican strategy when you don’t have much to offer the voters in policies they want, you attack your likely... read more

Drone warfare and its consequences

Drone warfare and its consequences

04/23/15 07:00PM

A U.S. drone sent to target terrorists kills two captives, including an American. Is drone warfare still better than going to a Middle East ground war? Richard Engel, Chuck Todd, Rep. John Delaney and Evan Kohlmann weigh in. watch

Let Me Finish: The trade issue

04/22/15 08:10PM

I think it's important that the Democrats take a hard look at any trade deal for the impact it's likely to have on jobs and economic development in this country. It's important that the country and the party look at how this Pacific trade deal affects us overall. Will it help us compete in the world? Will it help create jobs for... read more

Hillary Clinton caught in the middle on...

Hillary Clinton caught in the middle on issues

04/22/15 07:38PM

Hillary Clinton's trying to strike the a balance between the progressive wing of her party and the mainstream. But doesn't she need to go center-left for a big win next November? Joy Reid, Joe Conason and Michelle Goldberg make up tonight’s Hardball... watch

Rand Paul's 'war' over war

Rand Paul's 'war' over war

04/22/15 07:18PM

Sen. Rand Paul is going after the war hawks in his own party, including John McCain and Lindsey Graham. Paul is making a bet that everyday Republican voters are as sick and tired of war as the everyday Democrats. Howard Fineman and Ron Fournier have... watch

Chuck Schumer

Schumer on trade fight: "We're turning over our economy to the Chinese"

04/22/15 07:05PM

Senator Charles Schumer, the next leader of the Democrats in the Senate and a vocal critic of the President’s trade agenda, dug in for a prolonged fight with the White House on the issue of Chinese currency manipulation. This after President Obama slammed critics as “wrong” to oppose his trade agenda during a roundtable discussion with "... read more

The trade debate heats up

The trade debate heats up

04/22/15 07:00PM

The debate is on! Are Democrats for expanding U.S. trade with the world and perhaps creating new American jobs…or are they out to protect existing U.S. jobs? Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) responds to Pres. Obama’s comments on Hardball last night. watch

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