MSNBC has announced that Chris Matthews, Barack Obama's most excitable fan, will be interviewing the President on Thursday's Hardball. Fawning over the liberal politician is incredibly common among journalists, but Matthews has taken it to a whole new level. Show More Summary
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews will sit down with President Obama in an interview that will focus on healthcare, confidence in government, political dysfunction and voter suppression. The interview, a town hall-style format at American University in Washington D.C. Show More Summary
On Thursday night, MSNBC host Chris Matthews will sit down with President Barack Obama for an interview which will, in part, focus on the problematic roll-out of the Affordable Care Act. Matthews said that he intends to grill the president...Show More Summary
On Thursday, MSNBC host Chris Matthews, who infamously claimed that President Obama gave him a “thrill” up his leg, will be interviewing Obama at American University in Washington, D.C. Obama will also answer questions from the student audience, as well as some questions submitted online. Show More Summary
This White House’s transparently toothless maneuvers are not coming from a position of strength. Republicans and the public at large see this. When Democrats finally come to the same conclusion, their position will be dramatically weaker than it even is today.
Mother Jones DC bureau chief David Corn spoke with MSNBC's Chris Matthews and Daily Beast columnist Michael Tomasky this week about public opinion of Obamacare following last month's setbacks. Watch here:
Move over Chris Matthews, there's a new leg thrill in town. Last night during his show on CNN, Piers Morgan described President Obama...
Mother Jones DC bureau chief David Corn spoke with MSNBC's Chris Matthews tonight about how far Obama has come towards meeting his foreign policy goals. David Corn is Mother Jones' Washington bureau chief. For more of his stories, click here. He's also on Twitter.
Chris Matthews has recently published a new book about Ronald Reagan and Tip O’Neill in which he discusses how the two worked together. I hope to get and read (and review the book) in the future but for now thought I’d offer a few thoughts on how the GOP might look to one their icons [...]
Like the other networks, MSNBC was down across the board compared to Nov. 2012, which saw the presidential election. In total day MSNBC was down -45% in viewers and down -52% in the demo. In primetime, the network lost half its viewership...Show More Summary
Alexander Bolton at the Hill says that Democrats' opposition to the Iran deal reflects "big Jewish donors'" concerns about it. Why isn't Chris Matthews talking about this?
Three months ago today MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews” moved out of its 5pm timeslot — making way for Ed Schultz — to a single 7pmET airing. In the process, the one-a-day has given the 7pm hour a boost. Three of the four nights it was on last week (pre-empted Friday for JFK coverage) “Hardball” was MSNBC’s No. Show More Summary
It looks like the switch to "7 p.m. only" has been of significant benefit to MSNBC's Chris Matthews thus far. Since ending the 5 p.m. airing of Hardball, Matthews' ratings have been boosted substantially, so much so that he beat his colleague Rachel Maddow in average viewership over the last two weeks.
After NBC refused to even mention ObamaCare since November 18, Saturday's Today allowed left-wing MSNBC host Chris Matthews to actually blame Republicans for the program's ongoing failures: "I think the acid test here is participation, not efficiency. Show More Summary
By Richard K. Barry If the New York Times had asked me to write a review of Chris Matthews’ new book on the relationship between ’80s era House Speaker Tip O’Neill and President Reagan, it would have pretty much been, at least in substance,...Show More Summary
For the New York Times Sunday book review, historian David Greenberg of Rutgers University writes a devastating review of MSNBC host Chris Matthews' new book about Ronald Reagan and Reagan era Speaker of the House of Representatives Tip O'Neill. Show More Summary
With the exception of Joe Scarborough, none of MSNBC's on-air talent has dared utter a single syllable about Martin Bashir's disgusting Sarah Palin remarks. So during an event promoting his book, WaPo media blogger Erik Wemple tried to get Matthews' thoughts on it, and the Hardball host gave a less-than-candid response.
MSNBC host Chris Matthews' most recent non-fiction book, Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked has struggled to keep pace with some of its conservative competition on the New York Times best sellers list. A new review in this weekend's Times Book Review isn't likely to help the situation.
Thursday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up: MSNBC’s Chris Matthews on JFK’s legacy since his assassination fifty years ago today; Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) on the Senate’s decision to change filibuster rules on presidential …
Chris Matthews appears to have a Mad Libs-style list of the worst insults he hurls at conservative. On Wednesday, he chose "verbal terror" to smear everyone on the right who disagrees with all of the "great things" Barack Obama wants to do. Show More Summary