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Republican debate debacle

Republican debate debacle

05/21/15 07:38PM

Who's in and who's out when the Republicans hold their first presidential debate on August 6? It's a big field, and the Hardball Roundtable talks about which candidates won't make the cut. The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart, The Daily Beast’s Betsy watch

GOP revisionist history on Iraq

GOP revisionist history on Iraq

05/21/15 06:59PM

It's hard not to see the ugliness in the partisan effort to put the hell of ISIS entirely on the shoulders of President Obama as 2016 candidates try to shed political burden of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The Daily Beast’s Michael Tomasky and the Brooking watch

Free Syrian Army fighters carry their weapons as they walk on a frontline in Mork, Syria on March 8, 2015. (Photo by Khalil Ashawi/Reuters)

Let Me Start: May 21, 2015

05/21/15 12:52PM

Let me start with the stories the Hardball Staff is talking about this morning: ISIS advances, Hillary Clinton's emails are revealed and a 2016 update on the Iowa Straw Poll. read more

Dick Cheney on ''Meet the Press''

Let Me Finish: Something that really matters

05/20/15 08:10PM

Let me finish with something that truly matters. The late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan once noted that we are entitled to our own opinions but not our own facts. The fact that came forth here last night was pure, clear, and stunning. It's that the leaders of our country, led by Vice President Dick Cheney, led this country -- bugled it --... read more

Cockfighting 'supporter' running for governor

Cockfighting 'supporter' running for governor

05/20/15 07:49PM

Matt Bevin, who once defended the rights of cockfighters, is trying to become governor of Kentucky. The Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman, U.S. News & World Report’s Susan Milligan and NBC's Perry Bacon make up the Hardball Roundtable. watch

Inside the mind of Osama bin Laden

Inside the mind of Osama bin Laden

05/20/15 07:16PM

Newly de-classified documents give new insights into what the world's number one terrorist was thinking. He was committed to hitting us here at home right up until he was killed by Navy SEALs. Sen. Angus King (I-ME) and Evan Kohlmann have more. watch

The truth about the Iraq War

The truth about the Iraq War

05/20/15 07:00PM

This is the treachery. This is the lie that sold the war. It's when Dick Cheney told the American people that Saddam Hussein possessed nuclear weapons. But how can that 2003 claim come to haunt us today in Iraq? David Corn and Eugene Robinson discuss. watch

Candidate queries: Top searches of 2016 hopefuls

05/20/15 05:24PM

Listen to what the voters want to find out about the presidential candidates. According to Google, the top searches about Hillary Clinton during the past week include things like how old she is and how tall she is (for the record, she's 67 and five foot seven). read more

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Let Me Start: May 20, 2015

05/20/15 11:37AM

Let me start with the documents released this morning on the Osama bin Laden.   More than 100 classified documents have been released that were recovered during the raid on bin Laden's compound in Abottabad, Pakistan.  read more


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