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Obama considers more troops to fight ISIS

Obama considers more troops to fight ISIS

06/12/15 07:39PM

It looks like those 450 military advisers President Obama is sending to fight ISIS are just the beginning. We have now learned he's considering more troops and a network of "forward" bases to fight that terrorist group. The Hardball Roundtable discusses. watch

Peirce College Commencement address

06/12/15 07:15PM

It’s great to back home in Philadelphia and to this important graduation. My earliest memories are with my parents and grandparents, in the heart of North Philly, at Hunting Park and Broad. Believe it or not, I can remember the horses that used to deliver the milk up and down 15th street as my brother and I sat on grandmom’s porch.  read more

Big defeat for President Obama on trade

Big defeat for President Obama on trade

06/12/15 07:11PM

The Democratic Party refused to cross the picket line. With the country's labor unions demanding defeat of an historic trade bill, Democrats had to choose between President Obama and AFL-CIO leader Richard Trumka. They chose Trumka. White House... watch

People walk through the Columbia University campus on July 1, 2013.

Let Me Finish: The student loan issue

06/11/15 08:10PM

Let me finish with this student loan issue.This one has the authenticity of real-life people, "everyday" people as Hillary Clinton calls them. Like "Mothers Against Drunk Driving," a solid cause if there ever was one, it has the quality of real-life experience. Parents who see their children headed off into the world packed... read more

Jeb Bush defends views on public shaming

Jeb Bush defends views on public shaming

06/11/15 07:39PM

Jeb Bush is facing questions about a 2001 Florida law which required unwed mothers to publish their sexual history in a local newspaper when putting a child up for adoption. Governor Bush could have vetoed that law... but didn't. The Hardball... watch

'Love & Mercy'

'Love & Mercy'

06/11/15 07:29PM

The new movie about Brian Wilson, the mentally ill musical genius of the Beach Boys is now in theatres. Director Bill Pohlad talks to Chris Matthews about “Love & Mercy”. watch

Hillary Clinton to go bold on student loans

Hillary Clinton to go bold on student loans

06/11/15 07:15PM

Hillary Clinton may have found an issue to run on that fires up the left: She's making student loan reform the core of her campaign. It's another big move to the left for Hillary. Stephanie Schriock and John Feehery have more. watch

The failure of our leaders to lead

06/10/15 08:10PM

Let me finish tonight with the failure of our leaders to lead.Am I the only one who sees the immense opportunity for getting things done in this country if only our political leaders would learn how to be politicians again?I look at the big table of opportunities for this country to move ahead and wonder why our political leaders can't find... read more

The Clinton-Roosevelt connection

The Clinton-Roosevelt connection

06/10/15 07:37PM

Hillary Clinton isn't looking towards her husband or President Obama for inspiration as she gets ready to kick off her campaign. She's going back to all-time great, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The Hardball Roundtable joins Chris Matthews. watch

Is George HW Bush underestimated?

Is George HW Bush underestimated?

06/10/15 07:26PM

In his new book, "The Quiet Man," Pres. George H.W. Bush's former Chief of Staff John Sununu argues that the 41st president deserves a lot of credit for the tough decisions he made. The former New Hampshire governor sits down with Chris Matthews. watch

More US troops to Iraq

More US troops to Iraq

06/10/15 07:00PM

Usually we get into a war with the bugles blowing and the crowds cheering. Yet here we go back into Iraq, lacking any faith in our side. How can President Obama sound the trumpet for a war that's already lost? watch

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