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Matthews on why the government isn't working right now

10/27/11 08:00PM

Here's how government is supposed to work in this country. You have an election.  One party wins; the other loses.  Both get the message and do what they're supposed to do.Republicans won the 2010 congressional elections.  They were supposed to come to Washington and make a deal with the Democrats, one favorable to their side and the people who voted for them, but a deal none-the-less.  Making a deal requires making concessions to the other side, as they say in business, "leaving some money on the table."Democrats lost the 2010 congressional elections. read more

Flip Flop Mitt

Flip Flop Mitt

10/27/11 08:00PM

Chris talks to MSNBC Senior Political Analyst Mark Halperin and New York Magazine's John Heilemann about what Mitt Romney's latest flip-flop says about his... watch

Is Cain able?

Is Cain able?

10/27/11 08:00PM

Chris talks to the Washington Post's Dana Milbank and political commentator Ron Reagan about the intense scrutiny Herman Cain is under now that he's a... watch

Abortion in Mississippi

Abortion in Mississippi

10/27/11 08:00PM

Chris Matthews talks to the Family Research Council's Ken Blackwell and the Daily Beast's Michelle Goldberg about a radical proposal in Mississippi to define... watch

The Strategists

The Strategists

10/27/11 08:00PM

Rick Perry may duck the debates and Marco Rubio's family history may take him off the list as a vice presidential running mate. Chris talks to Democratic... watch

Let me finish

Let me finish

10/27/11 08:00PM

Hardball's Chris Matthews looks at why government isn't working right now… and it begins with Tea. watch

Coming up on Hardball...

10/27/11 04:55PM

Leading off tonight: Why Mitt Romney’s flip-flopping matters. He doesn’t seem to want to be the Tea Party candidate, but that doesn’t stop him from throwing a bone to the far right every now and then. TIME magazine’s Editor-at-Large Mark Halperin and New York Magazine’s National Affairs Editor John Heilemann, co-authors of Game Change, are here tonight to discuss. The anti-abortion fight is heating up in Mississippi, where a “Personhood Amendment” threatens birth control and in vitro fertilization. If it passes, could a woman in Mississippi be arrested for taking a morning-after pill? read more

Let Me Start...

10/27/11 09:20AM

Is Mitt Romney a more egregious flip-flopper than we thought? When you watched his waffle over the anti-union law in Ohio this week, you couldn't help but think that Romney in reality is worse than the cartoon version of John Kerry the Republicans tried to paint in 2004. TPM writes about why Romney's latest flip-flop matters, and we'll get into it tonight. read more

Is the wind at Obama's back?

Is the wind at Obama's back?

10/26/11 08:00PM

Chris Matthews talks to former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and Republican Strategist Steve Schmidt about whether President Obama is starting to get the... watch

Matthews: Is the system broken?

10/26/11 08:00PM

I was in East Berlin the week the Wall came down.  I interviewed a number of East German working people about the reasons for their despair with the Communist system. It was telling. What they complained about was the way the system betrayed them.  The people who believed in the Socialist system - who considered themselves good communists - did their jobs as best they could and expected to be treated with economic respect - with fairness. read more

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