NBC released a new poll that shows significant support for torture. 51 percent of Americans say harsh interrogation practices following the 9/11 attacks were acceptable under the circumstances. Steven McMahon, Susan Milligan and Sam Stein join. watch
The new book, "The Professor and the President" tells the story of how a conservative President put a liberal intellectual on his White House staff in 1969. Author Steven Hess join Chris Matthews to discuss. watch
Former Vice President Dick Cheney appeared on Sunday's "Meet the Press" to defend the CIA's actions portrayed in the Senate torture report. He went as far as to say he'd once again approve the measures used following the September 11th attacks. Of course, such ruthless statements were not lost on Jon Stewart of "... read more
Ted Cruz's failed legislative stunt over the weekend left his Republican Senate colleagues disparaging him 'on the record' and for attribution, something the members of the clubby upper chamber generally avoid. The Hardball Roundtable joins. watch
A dramatic and terrifying 16-hour hostage standoff at a cafe in Sydney Australia ended today in a hail of gunfire and explosions. Chris Matthews has more with Jonathan Capehart, Amanda Terkel and Steve Clemons. watch
On Friday night-- at a key moment of exposure in negotiations to keep to the government running-- Warren gave an impassioned prime-time speech on the Senate floor. Chris Matthews has more with Howard Fineman and Zephyr Teachout. watch
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