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Obama keeps pressure on GOP over jobs bill

Obama keeps pressure on GOP over jobs bill

11/02/11 08:00PM

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama went on the offensive, claiming former GOP President Ronald Reagan would support his efforts. A Hardball panel debates whether Obama’s strategy to break up Congressional gridlock will work. watch

What was JFK like?

What was JFK like?

11/02/11 08:00PM

Chris Matthews and MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough discuss the Hardball host’s latest book, “Jack Kennedy, Elusive Hero.” watch

Matthews: Obama must learn from his mistakes

11/02/11 08:00PM

In the wake of the Bay of Pigs disaster, Kennedy took total personal accountability. "I'm the responsible officer of the government," he said. He got his highest approval ratings – 83% in a Gallup poll.What's wrong with Obama's admitting that the stimulus bill he won from Congress in 2009 didn't do what he said it would? Give the reasons, but include the nature of the miscalculation. Otherwise, the prediction by his chief economic adviser of an -8% jobless rate is going to trail him right through next fall's debates. It's easy to spot the leader. read more

Coming up on Hardball...

11/02/11 05:36PM

Can Herman Cain survive the sexual harassment allegations plaguing his campaign…especially now that the Washington Post is reporting that one of his accusers is petitioning the National Restaurant Association to break  her confidentiality agreement, and since the New York Times reported that one woman received a year’s pay as part of a severance package? msnbc’s David Corn and Howard Fineman are here with the latest. We’ve been reporting on the GOP’s efforts to curb voting rights throughout the country, and tonight, we’ll tell you about the Obama administration’s efforts to push back. Sen. read more

What Obama needs the most

11/01/11 08:00PM

Let me finish tonight with what President Obama needs most. He needs allies, potential confederates who'll get out there, who'll sing his praises, take punches for him and deliver some themselves and not only that, he needs political loyalists who have strong gut ties to the people who are going to decide this election.  Not just the college crowd that got him nominated and elected in 2008, but the scared, angry people who didn't go to college. read more

Should Obama rely on Clinton?

Should Obama rely on Clinton?

11/01/11 08:00PM

Salon.com’s Joan Walsh and The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza discuss whether Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is an ally President Barack Obama needs in his reelection bid. watch

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