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Matthews on Wall Street's reality check

08/04/11 08:00PM

Let me finish tonight with today's reality check. The reality we're getting from Wall Street today is clear as the closing bell. People are scared, scared enough to be pulling their money out, to be stacking up their dollars where they can see them and nobody can get at them.Fear. That's the reality out there in the land today - and the question before the President is what's he going to do about it?It's time to recognize - isn't it! - that we're in a period of recession. read more

Coming up on Hardball…

08/04/11 05:01PM

Slip sliding away…The Dow dropped 512 points today, and President Obama’s approval rating is down to 42 percent according to Monday’s Gallup poll. CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo joins us tonight with a market update. And in Politico today, Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen report on the President’s slipping approval ratings amidst the country’s economic slump. Will Republicans harness raw empirical economic data to defeat him in 2012? read more

Let Me Start...

08/04/11 08:29AM

Good Thursday morning, and Happy Birthday President Obama... The President is in Chicago -- his political true north -- raising money for his re-election campaign and celebrating the big 5-0. Back in Washington, Politico's Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen take an in-depth look at all the things dragging down the president's chances for re-election. read more

Will the economy fall to ruins?

Will the economy fall to ruins?

08/03/11 08:00PM

While the debt ceiling deal may have appealed most to Republicans, are the policies put in place through the deal the best way to deal with a teetering economy? Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., discusses. watch

Helping Somalia

08/03/11 08:00PM

Let me finish tonight with a part of the world that is having a truly horrible time.Right now the region of Somalia - you can't truly call it a country - is experiencing one East Africa's worst droughts of modern times. The fact that there is no real national government - hasn't been in a generation - adds to the desperate situation. The area of worst drought in under the control of forces loyal to al-Qaida makes it a triple whammy of devastation.Anyway, the U.S. read more