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Chaos as McCarthy withdraws candidacy

Chaos as McCarthy withdraws candidacy

10/08/15 07:00PM

History was made today as one of the country's two main political parties came apart. Facing all-out demands by the Republican right, majority leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy withdrew his candidacy for Speaker. The Washington Post’s Robert Costa has the latest on this story. watch

Carson: Shooting victims should 'fight back'

Carson: Shooting victims should 'fight back'

10/07/15 07:37PM

Ben Carson doubles down on the comments he made saying the victims in last week's shooting in Oregon should have fought back. The Daily Mail’s Francesca Chambers, Mother Jones’ David Corn, and the Wall Street Journal’s Carol Lee make up the Hardball Roundtable. watch

Movement begins urging Joe Biden to run

Movement begins urging Joe Biden to run

10/07/15 07:24PM

As the world waits for Joe Biden's decision, the Draft Biden movement is out with a new ad urging the vice president on. The Daily Mail’s Francesca Chambers, Mother Jones’ David Corn, and the Wall Street Journal’s Carol Lee make up the Hardball Roundtable. watch

House GOP launching Planned Parenthood probe

House GOP launching Planned Parenthood probe

10/07/15 07:17PM

The Democratic calls keep coming to dismantle the Select Committee on Benghazi...but now Republicans say they're forming a new select committee…this one to investigate Planned Parenthood. Is it a winning strategy to take away options from women? Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, D - Ca., joins Chris Matthews to discuss. watch

Trump, Clinton leading in key swing states

Trump, Clinton leading in key swing states

10/07/15 07:00PM

According to the last Quinnipiac poll, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are both leading in key swing states. If these trends continue, the idea of a 2016 general election that pits Democrat Hillary Clinton against Republican Donald Trump may switch sometime this fall from plausible to probable. watch

Can Clinton box out Sanders on gun control?

Can Clinton box out Sanders on gun control?

10/06/15 07:50PM

Can Hillary Clinton beat back the challenge from Bernie Sanders by exposing the deep divide between them on the issue of guns? He's to her left on just about everything else... but not gun control. Heidi Przybyla, Paul Singer and Jay Newton-Small make up the Hardball Roundtable. watch

Biden aides dispute reports of son’s dying...

Biden aides dispute reports of son’s dying wish

10/06/15 07:39PM

Joe Biden is getting closer to deciding whether to run for president. Politico reported that when Maureen Dowd wrote that Biden's dying son, Beau, tried to get him to promise to run, her source was Joe Biden himself. The Hardball Roundtable discusses. watch

Gov. Andrew Cuomo plays Hardball

Gov. Andrew Cuomo plays Hardball

10/06/15 07:29PM

Chris Matthews talks to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who last month lost a top economic staffer to gun violence. New York State passed tough gun safety laws in 2013, one month after the Sandy Hook massacre. watch

Marco Rubio rising up against Trump

Marco Rubio rising up against Trump

10/06/15 07:22PM

Donald Trump senses a threat from Marco Rubio and he's not alone. Rubio's rising but does he have a real shot at the nomination? Former U.S. Congressman J.C. Watts. R - Ok., and NBC News’ Perry Bacon discuss. watch

Clinton’s campaign fights back on Benghazi

Clinton’s campaign fights back on Benghazi

10/06/15 07:00PM

Hillary Clinton is fighting back with a new ad slamming Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s comments that the Benghazi committee was formed just to sink Clinton in the polls. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D - Md., talks to Chris Matthews about calls for the work of the Benghazi committee to be halted. watch

TPP scores big victory for President Obama

TPP scores big victory for President Obama

10/05/15 07:48PM

Another big victory for President Obama as the United States and 11 other countries agree to the largest free trade agreement in a generation. Jonathan Capehart, April Ryan and John Feehery make up the Hardball Roundtable. watch

Money troubles for Carly Fiorina

Money troubles for Carly Fiorina

10/05/15 07:37PM

As Carly Fiorina rises in the polls, she's facing new scrutiny that she didn't pay campaign staffers after she lost the 2010 Senate race in California. Jonathan Capehart, April Ryan and John Feehery make up the Hardball Roundtable. watch

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