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Moderate Republicans look for an alternative

09/06/11 08:00PM

Let me finish tonight with the politics I've come back to.I have seen the glory of this country these past weeks. I have seen the beauty of the Snake River in Wyoming, the wonders of Yellowstone and Shoshone National Parks, the best rodeo in the world in Cody and sat for two hours looking up at the man-made wonder of Mount Rushmore. read more

GOP prepares for debate

GOP prepares for debate

09/06/11 08:00PM

MSNBC political analysts Michelle Bernard and Pat Buchanan explain what Rick Perry, Mitt Romney and Michele Bachmann need to do in Wednesday’s debate. watch

Coming up on Hardball...

09/06/11 05:25PM

Tune in to Hardball tonight, live from the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California! We’re gearing up for tomorrow night’s NBC/Politico Republican Debate. Tonight, we’ll have the results of our NBC/Wall Street Journal poll, which doesn’t hold particularly good news for anyone except Rick Perry, who leads the GOP field going into tomorrow’s debate. read more

Let Me Start...

09/06/11 08:30AM

Chris is back and hosting the show today from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, CA. He's there ahead of tomorrow night's big Republican presidential debate on msnbc, and we'll preview what to look for on Hardball tonight. read more

A word on the candidacy of Jon Huntsman

09/02/11 08:00PM

by Hardball guest host Michael Smerconish Let me finish tonight with a word on the candidacy of Jon Huntsman.So far, the former Utah governor has run a textbook campaign. Unfortunately, that textbook is a guide to competing in the general election, not the primary. Everything that distinguishes him with an electorate looking for balance and moderation is an anathema to the conservative base that dominates the GOP landscape. That a candidate as qualified as Huntsman has yet to earn more than four percent in any national poll is the latest proof of the sheer obstinacy of the Republican base. read more