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Nation on alert heading into the Fourth of...

Nation on alert heading into the Fourth of July

07/02/15 07:29PM

The country goes on heightened alert heading into the July 4th weekend. While law enforcement says there's no specific or credible threat, there's new concern because of the rise of ISIS. NBC News Justice Correspondent Pete Williams has more. watch

US team's Carli Lloyd (10) after scoring a penalty kick against Germany as Meghan Klingenberg (22) follows during a semifinal in the Women's World Cup soccer tournament, June 30, 2015, in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press/AP)

Why the women's soccer team has Ted Kennedy to thank

07/02/15 11:37AM

Let me finish tonight with a message to women, young women, girls, fathers and mothers of girls. Okay, to everybody. Isn't it great to see pictures of those bright young American women out there going for the World Cup? Is there another word but sheer delight in seeing their love of sport, love of the physical joy up there in Montreal... read more

President Obama makes history, again

President Obama makes history, again

07/01/15 07:19PM

President Obama announced that the U.S. and Cuba are opening embassies in Havana and Washington. Obama's got the hot hand right now... and he's playing it. David Axelrod joins Chris Matthews, and also clears the air about Hillary Clinton’s emails. watch

Donald Trump now #2 in GOP polls

Donald Trump now #2 in GOP polls

07/01/15 07:00PM

Republican presidential candidates should keep a close eye on Donald Trump. After announcing his candidacy last week, the real estate mogul is now surging in the polls and is second among Republican voters both nationally and in Iowa. watch

Clown Car Tuesday: Gov. Bobby Jindal

Clown Car Tuesday: Gov. Bobby Jindal

06/30/15 07:47PM

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is in the driver’s seat for this week’s Clown Car Tuesday with the most absurd reaction to the SCOTUS same-sex marriage ruling yet. Sabrina Siddiqui, Clarence Page and Anne Gearan make up the Hardball Roundtable. watch

The new GOP Bash Brothers: Christie vs. Trump

The new GOP Bash Brothers: Christie vs. Trump

06/30/15 07:00PM

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announces his presidential campaign and it looks like between him and Donald Trump, the Republican race is about to get a hard dose of “telling it like it is”. Michael Steele, Stephanie Cutter and Heather Haddon have... watch

Senator and GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz answers questions from local media following a town hall meeting at the Beacon Drive-in restaurant on April 3, 2015 in Spartanburg, S.C. (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty)

Ted Cruz auditions for "The Simpsons"

06/30/15 03:42PM

Apparently, Senator Ted Cruz is a fan of "The Simpsons". The Republican presidential hopeful took some time off from his campaign to show off his impersonation skills of various characters on the hit TV show. read more

Police officers stand in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., June 22, 2015. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Bloomberg/Getty)

The U.S. Supreme Court knows its country

06/29/15 10:32PM

Let me finish with the stunning observation (I think it is) that the U.S. Supreme Court knows its country. It's not just following the election returns, as Mr. Dooley prophesized a century ago; it's following the American character. read more

Christie to launch presidential campaign

Christie to launch presidential campaign

06/29/15 07:50PM

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is set to announce his run for the White House on Tuesday, but the question remains whether his “tough guy” image can appeal to Republican voters. April Ryan, Howard Fineman and Ruth Marcus make up the Hardball... watch

GOP civil war over same-sex marriage ruling

GOP civil war over same-sex marriage ruling

06/29/15 07:17PM

There's a civil war breaking out among Republicans. The ones who have a better shot at winning the White House want to move on from Obamacare and gay marriage. The rest want to fight until the end. Republican strategist John Feehery and Mother Jones’... watch


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