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John Kasich, Ed Fitzgerald

Debate a no-go in Ohio gubernatiorial race

09/17/14 08:11AM

The last time candidates running for governor of Ohio did not debate, Jimmy Carter was President, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.  In 1978, Governor Jim Rhodes refused to debate his Democratic challenger, Dick Celeste. Thirty-six years later, Ohio's current Republican Governor John Kasich is taking the same position. read more

Let Me Finish: Unnecessary roughness

09/16/14 10:32PM

Let me finish with this NFL thing about child-beating. It seems to me that a number of people did the right thing in this matter of Adrian Peterson. The mother took the four-year-old to the doctor. The doctor saw the welts on him and notified the authorities. The authorities took action. read more

White House announces Ebola campaign

White House announces Ebola campaign

09/16/14 07:20PM

A dramatic escalation today in the US response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa. The White House has announced a major military-led campaign involving 3,000 troops to support relief efforts. Howard Dean and Chris Smith join to discuss. watch

Lilly Ledbetter, Harry Reid

Senate Republicans block Paycheck Fairness Act

09/16/14 11:20AM

In a vote late Monday afternoon, Senate Republicans failed to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act in its fourth appearance in Congress.  The bill, introduced by Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), needed 60 votes to outweigh a Republican filibuster but only managed to collect 52 votes. read more

Matthews on what proves Hillary is running

Matthews on what proves Hillary is running

09/15/14 07:59PM

Chris Matthews finishes the show by noting that no other possible Democratic candidates for 2016 have made overtures about running – all the proof you need, he says, that Hillary Clinton will announce her own candidacy in due time. watch

Hillary fuels candidacy hopes in Iowa

Hillary fuels candidacy hopes in Iowa

09/15/14 07:34PM

This weekend, Hillary Clinton left no doubt - if any still existed - that she's running for president. Clarence Page and Jonathan Martin join Chris Matthews to discuss her appearance at Tom Harkin’s annual steak-fry. watch

Storm builds around NFL commissioner

Storm builds around NFL commissioner

09/15/14 07:18PM

While the Ray Rice saga continues to generate headlines, the league is now facing multiple incidents connected to child abuse and domestic violence. Michael McCann and Shaunna Thomas join Chris Matthews to discuss. watch

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