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Huckabee argues the case for experience

Huckabee argues the case for government experience

12/15/15 11:09PM

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee talks with Chris Matthews about some of the themes in Tuesday night's Republican primary debate and makes the argument for a candidate with governing experience, contrary to the anti-establishment trend in this year's race. watch

Clinton discusses terrorism on campaign trail

Clinton discusses terrorism on campaign trail

12/15/15 07:31PM

Hillary Clinton detailed her plans for stopping ISIS, but can she find the sweet spot between the aggression we've heard from the Republicans and the cool-headed response from her one-time boss President Obama? The Washington Post’s Ruth Marcus and Republican strategist Steve Schmidt discuss. watch

Bachmann, King on the Trump phenomenon

Bachmann, King on the Trump phenomenon

12/15/15 07:16PM

Donald Trump is hitting new highs in the polls and his controversial message is resonating with many on the right. Rep. Steve King (R-IA) and former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann discuss why Trump is resonating. watch

Pres. Obama to ISIS leaders: 'You are next'

Pres. Obama to ISIS leaders: 'You are next'

12/14/15 07:19PM

As national security becomes the top issue on voters' minds, President Obama tries to re-assure the country that he's taking the fight to ISIS. But what about the Republicans? Mother Jones’ David Corn and Politico’s Michael Crowley discuss. watch

Trump attacks Cruz ahead of GOP debate

Trump attacks Cruz ahead of GOP debate

12/14/15 07:00PM

Just one day ahead of the next Republican primary debate in Las Vegas, new polling has Donald Trump at a new high of 41% in national polling. This as the attacks continue between Trump and Senator Ted Cruz. NBC News’ Katy Tur and Hallie Jackson report from Las Vegas. watch

Civil war in the GOP

Civil war in the GOP

12/11/15 07:17PM

Donald Trump's taunting the party, saying he'll consider running as an independent if he's not treated well while Ben Carson is warning that if the party elites choose the nominee at a brokered convention, he's out, too. Democratic strategist Steve McMahon and Republican pollster Kellyanne Conway discuss. watch

Battle royale: Trump versus Cruz

Battle royale: Trump versus Cruz

12/11/15 07:00PM

A new tape shows Senator Ted Cruz claiming gravity will bring the Trump campaign down, leading Trump to say that Cruz will “fall like all the others”. Who will come out on top of Trump versus Cruz? NBC News’ Katy Tur and Hallie Jackson report. watch

Trump Defends His Muslim Ban

Trump Defends His Muslim Ban

12/10/15 07:30PM

Chris Matthews and Michael Tomasky of the Daily Beast, Francesca Chambers of the Daily Mail, and Dana Milbank of the Washington Post discuss Trump’s New Hampshire rally. watch

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