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McCain 2016? 'I'm Certainly Leaning That Way'

Wednesday on MSNBC's "Hardball With Chris Matthews," Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said he was "leaning toward" running again for president in 2016. When Matthews asked the former GOP nominee for president in 2008, about running again in 2016, McCain said with a smile, "I'm certainly leaning that way." Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

Matthews: Berlin Wall’s Fall Shows Free Market ‘Still Has to Deliver’

MSNBC’s “Hardball” host Chris Matthews talked about his experience interviewing East Germans after the collapse of the Berlin Wall nearly 25 years ago on Friday’s “Hardball” and said that it showed him that systems fail “when they fail...Show More Summary

Must-See Late Night Clip: O’Reilly, Matthews Get Kimmel’s Unnecessary Censorship Treatment

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

This week's midterm elections gave Jimmy Kimmel plenty of fodder for his regular "Unnecessary Censorship" segment. Not only did he feature cable news heavyweights Bill O'Reilly and Chris Matthews, but he also included a message from President Barack Obama and a particularly unnerving clip of Senator-elect Joni Ernst's victory speech.

Chris Matthews On Rush Limbaugh: “That Man Has No Good Reason To Exist”

Even if it's true, Chris Matthews probably shouldn't have said it on air. During Wednesday's airing of Hardball, Matthews showed a clip of Rush Limbaugh pontificating on the “real” meaning of Tuesday's election results. Matthews then said: "That man has no good reason to exist." It's not the first time Matthews has wished Limbaugh gone. Show More Summary

Bill Burton About Smacked The Stuffing Out Of Chris Matthews On MSNBC Wednesday

If you’re anything like me, you are likely sick to death of listening to Chris Matthews lamenting, for the millionth time, about how Barack Obama can’t do deals like Reagan and Tip O’Neil did, because the fucking Reagan years were so great. Since the Democrats’ midterm trouncing, though, Matthews has gone into apoplexy overdrive, constantly [...]

Seder: Midterm Elections Do Not Show Dems Need To Stop Being 'Hard Left'

The Majority Report's Sam Seder takes on Chris Matthews and his predictable call for Democrats to move further to the right during this Tuesday's election coverage. During MSNBC's Midterm election coverage, Chris Matthews said the Democrats need to stop being "hard left" and get stuff done. Show More Summary

No more tingles: Why can’t this ideologically cocooned president cope with other views on immigration, asks … Chris Matthews

"There's something in this guy that just plays to his constituency and acts like there is no other room out there."

Chris Matthews: Obama Lost Because of "Sycophants" Who Just Tell Him That Everything He Does Is Right

Matthews is blowing a fuse. Not with Republicans -- but rather with the in-the-tank see-no-evil progressive shills he works with on MSNBC. Noah Rothman digested the growing meltdown on MSNBC last night as it became clear the GOP was in...

Matthews Rails Against Obama for Always Playing 'to His Constituency'

Following President Barack Obama’s post-election press conference on Wednesday, MSNBC “Hardball” anchor Chris Matthews ranted against Obama for not deviating from his standard modus operandi of always defaulting to his constituency on...Show More Summary

Matthews Tears into Obama: ‘Dammit, You Cannot Run a Gov’t on Common Ground!’

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Chris Matthews got really peeved today at President Obama's post-midterms press conference. He said that the president was being willfully dismissive of last night's vote and has no interest in accepting that the voters rejected his policies.

Sharpton, Matthews, Blast Grimes For Ungracious Concession Speech

MSNBC went after Alison Lundergan Grimes for being short on graciousness in her concession speech after losing to Mitch McConnell. That wasn’t your usual concession speech,”Chris Matthews began. “Usually you congratulate the winner. You say something gracious. You move on. You unify the state to some extent. It was a partisan speech. Fair enough, it’s [...]

‘I Feel Like We’re in South Africa!’: Matthews Breaks Down Georgia Vote by Race

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Chris Matthews is sick of talking about every midterm Senate campaign in racial terms. During MSNBC's live coverage Tuesday night, Matthews was discussing the Georgia Senate race when he admitted, "I feel like we're in South Africa....

Chris Matthews: ‘Fox News’ an ‘Oxymoron’

Things between MSNBC and Fox News Channel obviously get tense on election nights and Chris Matthews fired his first shot of the evening… kind of. Just after 7:30pmET, Mathews called Fox News an “oxymoron,” but quickly added “just kidding, great network.” MSNBC hosts were discussing the state of Ohio, and Gov. Show More Summary

Chris Matthews Stumps Joy Reid: Any ‘Good News’ for Progressives Tonight?

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

While anchoring some special Midterm Election Day coverage on MSNBC Tuesday afternoon, Chris Matthews turned to Joy Reid, who was live in Atlanta, Georgia to ask if progressives like them could look forward to any "good news" tonight as returns, which are expected to favor Republicans, start to come in. She couldn't come up with much.

Chris Matthews and Ed Rendell, working class heroes — in their dreams

The MSNBC host and jolly pundit may play regular guys on TV -- but here's what they're really all about

Chris Matthews: Rand Paul ‘Sounds Like a 14-Year-Old’

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

MSNBC's Chris Matthews had some thoughts he wanted to share Thursday about remarks Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) made earlier today in which he said Republican Party's brand "sucks" and that the GOP has been doing a "crappy job" reaching out the African-Americans. And he also compared the Republicans to Domino's Pizza.

Maddow, Matthews to Host MSNBC’s Election Night Coverage

MSNBC will turn to Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews to host coverage of the midterm elections, under the title “Vote 2014!” Coverage begins at 6 p.m. ET. Maddow and Matthews will be joined by Steve Kornacki, Chuck Todd, Jose Diaz-Balart, Chris Hayes, Andrea Mitchell, Reverend Al Sharpton, and Kasie Hunt. Show More Summary

Chris Matthews Predicts Huge GOP Wave Will Pick Up 10 Senate Seats

Thursday at the Aspen Institute's "Washington Ideas Forum," MSNBC's "Hardball," host Chris Matthews said the Republicans could pick up as many as 10 Senate seats because the democrats have nothing to offer voters except running away from the unpopular leader of their party, President Barack Obama. Show More Summary

Chris Matthews: ‘Democrats Don’t Take Gov’t Seriously’

MSNBC’s “Hardball” anchor Chris Matthews railed against the Democratic Party’s handling of Ebola crisis and failure to instill confidence in the government’s competence on Wednesday’s “Morning Joe.” Matthews argued that Democrats have...Show More Summary

Chris Matthews Likens Mitch McConnell to Saddam Hussein

Tuesday on MSNBC's "Hardball," host Chris Matthews compared Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to Saddam Hussein by saying, "remember the picture of Saddam Hussein patting that kid's head," after running the Republican minority leaders latest ad in his reelection bid against Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes. Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

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