I'm looking for greatness tonight. I always am. Up here in New Hampshire, they've got the ability to say something today, really make a point.I know what I would do. I'd vote for Huntsman. I'd do it to send a message to the polls in both parties. read more
It's Primary Day, and the voting is under way in New Hampshire! Hardball is live from Manchester at 5pm ET and then Chris is back from 6pm to midnight with Rachel Maddow, Ed Schultz, Lawrence O'Donnell and the Rev. Al Sharpton for full coverage and analysis as we watch the votes come in. The big question tonight isn't whether Mitt... read more
In the Hans Christian Anderson story, the Emperor of Lore appeared before the people wearing what he called his “new clothes.” Everyone around him, the courtiers, the hangers-on, raved about the great leader's new attire, which really consisted of nothing, nothing at all. He was naked except to those who clung to him seeking the benefits... read more
Primary eve in New Hampshire!And looking at tomorrow, the polls show Romney with a commanding lead. The attacks we saw yesterday at NBC's spirited debate on "Meet the Press" may have come too late, as Romney is up not only in New Hampshire but in South Carolina and Florida, too. This could be game, set and match before we know it. read more
Let me finish tonight with this: This test to see who goes up against President Obama is an interesting. Leave it to the Republicans to do it differently than the Democrats.Democrats pick the guy with the hot hand, the candidate who seems to have something special to say to the American people, the one who seems just right for the times. read more
Will December’s optimistic job numbers effect Mitt Romney’s campaign message that he’s the candidate to fix the economy? Meet the Press moderator David Gregory and USA Today’s Susan Page join Hardball to debate. watch
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