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Operation Jade Helm 15 to begin next week

Operation Jade Helm 15 to begin next week

07/06/15 07:32PM

The far right is bracing for the American invasion…of Texas. The conspiracy theorists are out there again, warning of a secret pentagon operation, which starts next week and some fear is an invasion of Texas. The Washington Post’s Kevin Sullivan... watch

Rick Santorum plays Hardball

Rick Santorum plays Hardball

07/06/15 07:17PM

Four years ago, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum won the Iowa Caucuses. Now, he's struggling to make the cut for the first debate next month. He sits down with Chris Matthews to talk about how he plans to turn things around. watch

GOP rivals blast Trump for immigration...

GOP rivals blast Trump for immigration comments

07/06/15 07:00PM

The fight between Donald Trump and Jeb Bush gets personal as the real estate mogul attacks Bush on immigration…and his own family. Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman and the Washington Post’s Kathleen Parker and Jonathan Capehart have more. watch

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Campaign Rally

Let Me Finish: A sentiment that is very American

07/02/15 08:10PM

Let me finish with a sentiment that is both progressive and conservative, a sentiment that is very much American. There is a growing sense left and right that the political class -- meaning the people who run for office every time, much like those kids in school who ran for class president or student body president every year -- are not looking... read more

Could this be President Obama’s best month...

Could this be President Obama’s best month ever?

07/02/15 07:37PM

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Obamacare and same-sex marriage last week and now the latest unemployment numbers mean lots of good news for President Obama. Could this be his best month ever? Time magazine’s Jay Newton-Small, the Daily Beast’s Mich watch

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


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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.