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Dashboard video of SC shooting released

Dashboard video of SC shooting released

04/09/15 07:11PM

South Carolina state authorities have released the police dashboard camera video showing what happened in that traffic stop in North Charleston that led to the police shooting of Walter Scott. Msnbc’s Joy Reid is live at the scene with more. watch

Reports: Clinton to announce on Sunday

Reports: Clinton to announce on Sunday

04/09/15 07:00PM

The New York Daily News is reporting tonight that Hillary Clinton will announce her candidacy for President on Sunday. Business Insider politics editor Hunter Walker, who ran a similar report earlier today, joins Hardball with the scoop. watch

Bill Clinton

Let Me Finish: Pres. Clinton's commentary on politics

04/08/15 08:10PM

Bill Clinton has just let loose with a staggering commentary on 21st century American politics. He said he didn't think he was good at it anymore -- quote -- "because I'm not mad at anybody." I'm afraid he's got something there. A major California politician, not long ago, listed the two things necessary to run for... read more

Rand Paul wages war

Rand Paul wages war

04/08/15 07:39PM

Rand Paul hasn't wasted much time since announcing--he’s fighting the GOP “hawks,” launching an all-out attack on Hillary Clinton, and going after the media for digging into his past. David Corn, Lisa Lerer, and Perry Bacon join the Hardball Roundtable. watch

Candice Bergen plays Hardball

Candice Bergen plays Hardball

04/08/15 07:27PM

Candice Bergen’s "Murphy Brown" character was an early target in the culture wars in this country. She talks about it in her new book, “A Fine Romance,” and reminisces with Chris Matthews. watch

Guilty verdict in Boston Bombing Trial

Guilty verdict in Boston Bombing Trial

04/08/15 07:17PM

Dzokhar Tsarnaev has been found guilty on all 30 federal counts, which now makes him eligible for the death penalty. Chris Matthews discusses the sentencing with criminal defense attorney Midwin Charles and former U.S. attorney Kendall Coffey. watch

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. arrive to a cheering and photo taking crowd for his announcement of the start of his presidential campaign, Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Ky. (Photo by Carolyn Kaster/AP)

Let Me Finish: The appeal of Rand Paul

04/07/15 08:10PM

I can see why people from both parties are going after this guy even on the very day he announces for president: he's a danger to conventional politics in this country. He's willing to challenge government intrusion in our lives, willing to challenge America's intrusion into foreign countries, especially that sad, tragic mission... read more

Hillary ebbs closer to an announcement

Hillary Clinton ebbs closer to an announcement

04/07/15 07:51PM

She hasn't made it official yet, but Hillary Clinton has many friends anticipating and hoping she will announce the start of her second presidential race. The Hardball Roundtable, with special guest singer/songwriter Carole King, makes her endorsement. watch

Russell Crowe plays Hardball

Russell Crowe plays Hardball

04/07/15 07:28PM

Academy Award-winning actor Russell Crowe directs and stars in the new movie “The Water Diviner,” which takes an in-depth look at the history behind some of the Middle East’s most turbulent situations. watch

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at a rally for U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters and gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer in Auburn Hills, Mich., on Oct. 16, 2014.

Let Me Finish: Theory on Presidential Elections

04/06/15 08:15PM

I have a theory about presidential elections. To win, you need a top-drawer strategist, someone with their finger on the country's pulse, someone who knows what the voter feels, knows, and wants for the country -- and wants it in the candidate running for president. The strategist needs one other thing besides message; he needs to know how... read more

Pres. Obama’s tough road ahead on Iran

Pres. Obama’s tough road ahead on Iran

04/06/15 07:16PM

The President needs to convince Senate Democrats that the deal with Iran makes us safer while also facing a tough Republican opposition. The Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson and Michael Rubin, author of “Dancing with the Devil,” debate. watch


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