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Is the country finally ready for Hillary?

Is the country finally ready for Hillary?

12/31/15 07:15PM

Eight years after her loss to Barack Obama, is the country finally ready for Hillary Clinton? A look at the Democratic frontrunner, as she fends off a challenge from the liberal left. The Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman, USA Today’s Susan Page and the Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson discuss. watch

Trump: The political man of the year

Trump: The political man of the year

12/31/15 07:00PM

When you talk about the man who rocked American politics in 2015, you gotta be talking about Donald Trump. The Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman, USA Today’s Susan Page and the Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson discuss. watch

Best of Hardball in 2015

Best of Hardball in 2015

12/30/15 07:38PM

Donald Trump was just one of many headliners who sat down with Chris Matthews in this wild year of politics. The Hardball Roundtable looks back at the best moments this year. watch

Trump aims to take down Hillary Clinton

Trump aims to take down Hillary Clinton

12/30/15 07:28PM

For the better part of 2015, Donald Trump dominated headlines, polls, and the pack of Republicans running for president. Now, he's trying to take down the Democratic front-runner. The Washington Post’s Robert Costa and Anne Gearan discuss. watch

Cosby charged with assault in PA

Cosby charged with assault in PA

12/30/15 07:00PM

An incredible scene unfolded in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, where television legend Bill Cosby was charged with aggravated indecent assault against a woman. The charges stem from an incident that allegedly happened nearly twelve years ago. NBC News’ Stephanie Gosk and Kate Snow report. watch

Rubio vs. Bush in latest GOP showdown

Rubio vs. Bush in latest GOP showdown

12/29/15 07:36PM

The Republican establishment candidates are going after each other. Today’s example? The pro-Jeb Bush super pac is slamming Marco Rubio for not showing up to his Senate job. Of course, Rubio’s camp has something to say about that. Sabrina Siddiqui, Michael Tomasky and Ginger Gibson make up the Hardball Roundtable. watch

Trump: Bill Clinton’s history 'fair game'

Trump: Bill Clinton’s history 'fair game'

12/29/15 07:00PM

Donald Trump continues his attacks on Bill Clinton and his “terrible record of women abuse”. But back in 2008, Trump thought Clinton’s history with Monica Lewinsky and Paula Jones was “nonsense”…now today he says it’s all “fair game”. But what will voters think? Huffington Post’s Sam Stein, NBC News’ Perry Bacon and the Washington Post’s Ruth... watch

Sanders wants to win over Trump voters

Sanders wants to win over Trump voters

12/28/15 07:52PM

If Donald Trump voters can be swayed by another candidate…could that candidate be Sen. Bernie Sanders? The socialist from Vermont thinks he can sway Trump’s populist supporters who are fed up with the status quo. The Hardball Roundtable discusses. watch

Gowdy hits the trail with Rubio

Gowdy hits the trail with Rubio

12/28/15 07:43PM

Marco Rubio is hitting the campaign trail this week alongside Benghazi Committee Chair Trey Gowdy, but can the establishment knock Donald Trump out of the frontrunner’s spot? Susan Milligan, David Weigel and Rebecca Berg make up the Hardball Roundtable. watch

No indictment in Tamir Rice case

No indictment in Tamir Rice case

12/28/15 07:29PM

A grand jury in Cleveland decides not to press charges against the two police officers who shot 12 year-old Tamir Rice. The news comes as Mayor Rahm Emanuel changes policy on police shootings in Chicago after two people were killed this weekend. The Chicago Tribune’s Clarence Page and Ron Reagan discuss. watch

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