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Coming up on Hardball…

07/14/11 03:11PM

The debt talks are heating up…along with some of the participants’ tempers! msnbc Political Analysts David Corn and Michael Steele are here tonight to run us through the latest developments as the clock ticks down. Plus, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor took on the President directly by giving a blow-by-blow account of his fiery exchange with Obama. We’ll talk about Cantor as the new face of the opposition, with Author and Political Commentator Ron Reagan and msnbc Political Analyst Alex Wagner. Next—Sen. Barbara Boxer led U.S. read more

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07/14/11 08:01AM

Good morning. Here's what we're watching this morning:What happened at yesterday's debt meeting at the White House? Republicans were quick to say President Obama "walked out" while Democrats in the room say the president made an impassioned plea before ending the meeting. Regardless of which account is closer to the truth, it's safe to say that the two sides are very far apart. read more

A salute to a leader

07/13/11 08:00PM

Let me finish tonight with a salute to a leader.It took someone to break this crazed stranglehold on America's economy, someone to say that it's time to release the hostage, time to move on.Sen. Mitch McConnell came out yesterday and did it. read more

A salute to a leader

A salute to a leader

07/13/11 08:00PM

Hardball’s Chris Matthews shares his thoughts on Sen. Mitch McConnell’s attempts to “break this crazed stranglehold on America’s economy.” watch

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07/13/11 04:00PM

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has a solution to the debt crisis: Let President Obama raise the debt ceiling alone. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are taking issue with the Senate Minority Leader’s proposal. Rep. Steve King R-Iowa,and Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., join us tonight, and we expect to hear their criticism.Then: The GOP is refusing to raise taxes, under the guise it will hurt small business and job growth. Is that even true? read more

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07/13/11 08:28AM

Good Morning! Here's what we're working on for today:The Debt Ceiling Debate: The talks are stuck and both sides are pessimistic about reaching a deal. President Obama hosts a late afternoon session with Congressional leaders today. Meanwhile, he may be trying to split his opposition, playing House Speaker John Boehner against Majority Leader Eric Cantor. read more

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