By Curtis Houck | June 30, 2016 | 10:06 PM EDT

On Thursday, the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC saw no interest in reporting that a possible Hillary Clinton vice presidential running mate had accepted more $160,000 in gifts while an elected official in Virginia as the veepstakes moves into its later stages. In a piece published early Thursday morning by Politico, Democratic Senator Tim Kaine (Va.) had accepted “more than $160,000 in gifts from 2001 to 2009, mostly for travel to and from political events and conferences.”

By Curtis Houck | June 30, 2016 | 9:16 PM EDT

In Thursday’s installment of head-scratching lines uttered by MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, the Hardball host proclaimed that it’s “[c]hilling how good” Joe Biden has been as Vice President and informed guest and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka that his very appearances on television causes him to be “in a good mood when you come on this show.”

By Scott Whitlock | June 30, 2016 | 1:58 PM EDT

In case you weren’t aware, the liberal Chris Matthews is the king of the “tough questions.” That’s according to a new ad airing on MSNBC. In the spot, Matthews brags, “I take it as my job not to just ask the tough questions... but to get answers to them.” 

By Curtis Houck | June 29, 2016 | 10:02 PM EDT

A day after he wondered why terrorists always use bombs, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews spent parts of Wednesday night’s show comparing President Barack Obama to Reggie Jackson in being a clutch campaigner for Hillary Clinton this fall but worrying that the President’s jousting with Donald Trump could cause him to lose “some of his glow.”

By Curtis Houck | June 28, 2016 | 10:40 PM EDT

A few segments after MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews questioned why terrorists often turn to bombs as their weapons of choice, Matthews surprisingly hammered Democratic Congressman and possible Clinton running mate Xavier Becerra on the Benghazi Committee’s findings about the administration’s inability to save Americans trapped at the ill-fated consulate. 

By Curtis Houck | June 28, 2016 | 9:23 PM EDT

All three cable networks dedicated droves of airtime Tuesday evening to the Istanbul terrorist attack and on two occasions, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews wondered “how much brains does it take” for someone to become a suicide bomber and why do terror attacks “always seem to involve bombing” instead of something else.

By Curtis Houck | June 17, 2016 | 12:02 AM EDT

MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews stumbled upon a thing called reason on Thursday night as he expressed stiff reservations over how Bernie Sanders and the far left argue that health care should be made right alongside, say, freedom of speech.

By Rich Noyes | June 13, 2016 | 8:56 AM EDT

The June 13 issue of Notable Quotables: journalists erupt with glee after Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman to clinch the Democratic nomination, as one New York Times reporter tells Bernie Sanders that it's "sexist" for him to "get in the way of what could be the first female president." Meanwhile, some journalists blame Trump for violent riots that erupted in California, while lefty writers actually recommend violence as a way to thwart Trump.

By Curtis Houck | June 9, 2016 | 4:49 PM EDT

Less than 24 hours before President Barack Obama came out to endorse Hillary Clinton for president, MSNBC host Chris Matthews ended Wednesday night’s Hardball by complaining that the American people (and presumably the media too) didn’t spend enough time on Tuesday “salut[ing]” Clinton for what she’s “accomplished in this historic struggle” for women’s rights.

By Curtis Houck | June 8, 2016 | 11:36 PM EDT

The Good Wife star, far-left actor, and Hillary Clinton supporter Denis O’Hare joined MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews Wednesday night to join the pundit in extolling Clinton as “an amazing success story” who had “no problems” while secretary of state to become “one of the most qualified candidates we’ve ever had.”

By Nicholas Fondacaro | June 6, 2016 | 11:44 PM EDT

In an embarrassing take down for Hardball host Chris Matthews Monday, Bernie Sanders’ campaign manager Jeff Weaver invoked the failed congressional campaign of Kathleen Matthews. When asked when Sanders plans to release his tax returns Weaver parried, “I think we should follow the example, perhaps, of yourself when your wife was running for the Congress in Maryland recently. You guys didn't release any tax returns.”

By Curtis Houck | May 31, 2016 | 10:35 PM EDT

On Tuesday night, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews played the role of charmer in creepily professing how attractive he found new author, friend, guest, and Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer (Calif.) that Matthews repeatedly told the audience she “look great” and expressed concern about the physical toll of traveling between California and Washington for work.