By Curtis Houck | April 29, 2016 | 12:43 PM EDT

Whenever a Republican lawmaker either leaves office, passes away, or trashes a conservative, you can bet that someone in the liberal media will be there to suddenly heap praise on them and MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews was there Thursday night to compared former Speaker of the House John Boehner to “Michael the Archangel” “with wings and sword” versus Ted Cruz as “one in the tail and cloven hooves.”

By Curtis Houck | April 28, 2016 | 8:44 PM EDT

Fresh off accusing Ted Cruz of being a political bigamist, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews stated Thursday night that Cruz has put on a “Baghdad Bob performance this week” for failing to concede the Republican presidential nomination to Donald Trump while also displaying  “political narcissism” in responding to former Speaker John Boehner’s Lucifer analogy.

By Curtis Houck | April 27, 2016 | 9:01 PM EDT

Having missed Tuesday’s primary results coverage due to his wife Kathleen losing her Maryland congressional race, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews returned with a vengeance on Wednesday to accuse Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz of having “given up on his brain” in fighting Donald Trump and joked that Cruz is a bigamist for his many political “marriages.”

By Curtis Houck | April 21, 2016 | 8:54 PM EDT

MSNBC’s Hardball host Christ Matthews was joined on Thursday night by Democratic Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy to discuss the 2016 election, but quickly devolved into the pair lamenting the lack of nationwide gun control with Malloy taking a veiled but vicous shot at the late Chris Kyle and his efforts to take troubled veterans to the gun range wher ehe would also counsel them.

By Curtis Houck | April 20, 2016 | 9:11 PM EDT

Still recovering from a long night covering the New York primary results, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews resumed his recent streak of attacks on conservative talk radio host Mark Levin by suggesting on Wednesday that Republican Senator Ted Cruz (Tex.) will lose the GOP presidential nod so he can “end up on the radio duking it out with Mark Levin.”

By Curtis Houck | April 19, 2016 | 8:33 PM EDT

A week after MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews spared with Sanders campaign chairman Jeff Weaver but later admitted that Sanders stokes his “erogenous zone,” the pair were at it again on Tuesday night as Matthews complained that Weaver was being “so tough” towards Hillary Clinton with “very personal” attacks on her lucrative paid speeches.

By Nicholas Fondacaro | April 15, 2016 | 12:58 AM EDT

Chris Matthews couldn’t help himself from stoking the flames of fear against firearms Thursday night after the contentious Democratic debate on CNN. “Everybody walks the streets afraid of getting knocked off. Let’s face it, there's still a lot of violence on the streets even in New York, which is pretty safe,” he exclaimed on MSNBC.

By Curtis Houck | April 13, 2016 | 10:08 PM EDT

MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews almost never passes up the chance to bash Ted Cruz as a modern day Joe McCarthy and Wednesday night was no different as he flaunted the comparison while New York Daily News columnist Linda Stasi complained that Cruz’s allegations about mob ties to Donald Trump were “racist and disgusting.”

By Curtis Houck | April 13, 2016 | 1:10 AM EDT

During the daily segment on MSNBC’s Hardball entitled “Tell Me Something I Didn’t Know” on Tuesday, longtime British journalist and former Newsweek head Tina Brown touted the widely debunked claim that “over 100,000 women in Texas have tried to self-abort” since 2011 due to pro-life legislation.

By Curtis Houck | April 12, 2016 | 10:49 PM EDT

Appearing on Tuesday’s Hardball as both an MSNBC political analyst and Hillary Clinton supporter, former Democratic Vermont Governor Howard Dean firmly defended Clinton’s repeated attacks on his home state for not having strict gun control laws and contributing to Vermont guns being used to commit violent crimes in New York.

By Curtis Houck | April 11, 2016 | 9:40 PM EDT

Monday’s Hardball featured host Chris Matthews squaring off against Sanders campaign chairman Jeff Weaver and after a tense exchange on whether Clinton’s lucrative donors signaled she’s “made a deal with the devil,” Matthews gushed that Sanders often strikes his “erogenous zone” on certain issues: "There’s an amazing number of things you mentioned I have to agree with you and your candidate on, as you know. You know my erogenous zone, you're hitting it."

By Ken Shepherd | April 7, 2016 | 9:43 PM EDT

Earlier today at a campaign event for his wife's presidential bid, Bill Clinton launched into a testy defense of his record as president against jeers from demonstrators from the Black Lives Matter movement. While news networks, including MSNBC have covered the story, Chris Matthews remained strangely silent on it on his April 7 Hardball program.