Primary eve in New Hampshire!And looking at tomorrow, the polls show Romney with a commanding lead. The attacks we saw yesterday at NBC's spirited debate on "Meet the Press" may have come too late, as Romney is up not only in New Hampshire but in South Carolina and Florida, too. This could be game, set and match before we know it. read more
Let me finish tonight with this: This test to see who goes up against President Obama is an interesting. Leave it to the Republicans to do it differently than the Democrats.Democrats pick the guy with the hot hand, the candidate who seems to have something special to say to the American people, the one who seems just right for the times. read more
Will December’s optimistic job numbers effect Mitt Romney’s campaign message that he’s the candidate to fix the economy? Meet the Press moderator David Gregory and USA Today’s Susan Page join Hardball to debate. watch
In an exclusive interview with Chris Matthews, Newt Gingrich takes on the barrage of negative attacks he's faced from the pro-Mitt Romney Super PAC, Restore Our Future. New York Magazine's John Heilemann joins Hardball to analyze: Is it just politics... watch
A half century ago, bigotry in this country had a somewhat different face. A large number of Protestant ministers nationwide held a meeting in Washington, DC to stop a certain candidate from winning the presidency. The candidate causing the wildfire of concern was John F. Kennedy. read more
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