Hardball with Chris Matthews Weekdays at 7PM

Hardball StoriesRSS

select from:

E.g., 4/29/2016
E.g., 4/29/2016
GOP capturing senior voters

GOP capturing senior voters

12/21/15 07:53PM

The Wall Street Journal’s Jeanne Cummings reports that Republicans have been capturing a majority of senior votes and their percentage of the electorate is going to start climbing. The Hardball Roundtable tells Chris Matthews something he doesn’t know. watch

President Obama confronts Republican critics

President Obama confronts Republican critics

12/21/15 07:20PM

President Obama is taking on his Republican critics, and this isn't something we normally hear from a sitting president as he looks to make sense of the most virulent voices on the hard right. American Urban Radio Networks’ April Ryan and the Atlantic’s Molly Ball discuss. watch

Clinton calls Trump 'top ISIS recruiter'

Clinton calls Trump 'top ISIS recruiter'

12/21/15 07:00PM

During Saturday night’s debate, the Democrats found a force of their own in Hillary Clinton’s attack on Donald Trump. She says his behavior makes him ISIS’ top recruiter, and now Trump is demanding an apology. NBC News’ Katy Tur reports from Donald Trump’s rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan. watch

Bush ratchets up attacks on Trump

Bush ratchets up attacks on Trump

12/18/15 07:39PM

Jeb Bush is desperate and now he's taking what may be his last best shot: going all out with his attack on frontrunner Trump. Will this be Jeb's ticket out of mediocrity? Or will he end up (as Trump put it) falling off the stage? The Hardball Roundtable discusses. watch

Romney leads establishment against Trump

Romney leads establishment against Trump

12/18/15 07:17PM

Mitt Romney is now leading the establishment charge to stop Donald Trump, but as Richard Nixon once said “If ever you hear of a 'stop x' movement...bet on 'x'.” MSNBC’s David Corn and Howard Fineman discuss. watch

Pres. Obama holds final news conference

Pres. Obama holds final news conference

12/18/15 07:00PM

President Obama held his final news conference of the year, casting 2015 as a year of significant progress for the United States. NBC News’ Perry Bacon, USA Today’s Susan Page, and presidential historian Michael Beschloss discuss. watch

Putin: Trump is bright, talented person

Putin: Trump is bright, talented person

12/17/15 07:42PM

Russian president Vladimir Putin praises Donald Trump, calling him "talented", "bright" and "outstanding". To get an idea of what a Trump presidency might look like, look to Putin's Russia, with its hyper nationalism, saber rattling and macho talk. The Hardball Roundtable discusses. watch

Can Sanders slow Clinton’s momentum?

Can Sanders slow Clinton’s momentum?

12/17/15 07:32PM

Hillary Clinton may be the prohibitive Democratic favorite, but Bernie Sanders just got a big boost to his campaign from the Communications Workers of America. CWA President Chris Shelton joins Chris Matthews. watch

Could Trump cost GOP Congress?

Could Trump cost GOP Congress?

12/17/15 07:20PM

There's growing worry among Main Street Republicans that Donald Trump could tank their chances of keeping control of Congress. Republican Senators in key swing states are bracing themselves for what's being called "Trump Shrapnel". MSNBC’s Robert Costa and Washington Examiner’s David Drucker discuss. watch

Obama: We’re hitting ISIS harder than ever

Obama: We’re hitting ISIS harder than ever

12/17/15 07:00PM

Every one of the GOP presidential candidates is shouting their fear and loathing of terrorism. Trying to calm nerves, President Obama spoke to the country on his plans to protect the country from ISIS. David Ignatius, Heidi Przybyla and Ron Reagan discuss. watch

Pages

About Hardball with Chris Matthews

Every evening, from the MSNBC studios in Washington, D.C., veteran journalist Chris Matthews hosts a passionate hour of in-depth political analysis and fiery debate. "Hardball with Chris Matthews'' features interviews and debates with prominent politicians, newsmakers, and leaders. Join Matthews, a former Washington bureau chief, presidential speechwriter, congressional staffer and  best-selling author, Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. ET.

@hardball