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Perry flounders in GOP debate

Perry flounders in GOP debate

09/23/11 08:00PM

Mother Jones’ David Corn and Republican strategist Sally Bradshaw discuss whether Rick Perry’s debate performance will cause long-term damage on his campaign. watch

Peace Corps celebrates milestone

09/23/11 08:00PM

Let me finish tonight with the Peace Corps. In the fall of 1951, a young US Congressman went on Meet the Press and told about a recent trip he'd made overseas.  He told with dismay how disappointed he was with the people representing America.  He said he'd talked to college audiences and found lots of young people who would love to go out in the world and represent the United States, especially in third world countries.  He said he wanted "well-rounded" young men and women like them out there - a better picture of America presented in the world. read more

Coming up on Hardball...

09/23/11 02:53PM

Are conservatives getting nervous about Rick Perry? The Texas Governor hemmed and hawed through his talking points in last night’s debate, while Romney—a seasoned veteran of the campaign train—looked cool and collected. And without a major victory in last night’s showdown, is Bachmann now toast? read more

Let Me Start...

Let Me Start...

09/23/11 08:44AM

Perry vs. RomneyWhat did we learn about the two Republican frontrunners in last night's debate? For starters, Perry seemed sloppy and awkward at times, and he had trouble landing his punches. Romney's been in this game far longer, knows the ropes, and is more refined. Still, there's a question about authenticity that Romney can't shake, and while Perry hasn't exactly capitalized, you get the sense that at least you know where Perry's coming from. read more

Matthews: Obama faces a 'critical moment of crisis'

09/22/11 08:00PM

Let me finish tonight with this: The President of the United States now faces a critical moment of crisis. Today the stock market dropped like a runaway elevator.  The head of the International Monetary Fund said the world economy is entering "a dangerous phase."  She said that nations need credible plans to get their debt under control.So there you have the bind that the president and this country are in. Demand is dropping for goods and services. read more

Tea Party bullies Boehner

Tea Party bullies Boehner

09/22/11 08:00PM

Democratic strategist Steve McMahon and Republican strategist Todd Harris debate whether the Tea Party has taken over the GOP and debate whether House... watch

Mitt Romney – average joe?

Mitt Romney – average joe?

09/22/11 08:00PM

Sideshow: Hardball’s Chris Matthews shares some photo-captions from the website, “Mitt’s List,” that parodies the candidate’s “average American” moments. watch

Coming up on Hardball...

09/22/11 03:33PM

Florida, Florida, Florida! No blue skies for President Obama in the sunshine state: He’s trailing Mitt Romney in a new poll. And tonight marks the sixth GOP debate and the third in just 15 days. We’ll have the latest for you with DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe from Orlando. Bridge over troubled waters: President Obama visits a structurally deficient bridge linking Ohio (Speaker Boehner’s home state) and Kentucky (Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell’s home state) today in an effort to push his jobs plan. read more

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