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  Chris Matthews - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Matthews, a Philadelphia native and Roman Catholic, graduated from La Salle College High School and The College of the Holy Cross, and did graduate work in economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Matthews worked as a print journalist for 15 years, spending 13 years as Washington, DC Bureau Chief for The San Francisco Examiner (1987–2000), and two years as a nationally syndicated columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle.
Matthews is married to Kathleen R. Matthews, who anchors News 7 on WJLA-TV, the ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C. The couple has three children: Michael, Thomas and Caroline.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chris_Matthews   (508 words)

  
 Open Letter To Chris Matthews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Chris Matthews has repeatedly compared Americans who are concerned about the war in Iraq to Osama bin Laden.
Matthews is able to use these speaking engagments to court potential sponsors for his and other MSNBC shows.
That Matthews is listed on a speakers bureau page as accepting fees is not necessarily proof after all that he takes money from them.
www.openlettertochrismatthews.blogspot.com   (1360 words)

  
 Fictionwise eBooks: Chris Matthews
Matthews was a presidential speechwriter for Jimmy Carter and top aide to Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill, Speaker of the House.
Matthews lives with his wife, Kathleen Matthews, news anchor for the ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C., and their three children in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Chris Matthews has been playing "hardball" since the day he was born.
www.fictionwise.com /eBooks/ChrisMatthewseBooks.htm   (259 words)

  
 Chris Matthews - Meet the faces of MSNBC - MSNBC.com
Chris Matthews hosts “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” Monday through Friday on MSNBC (5 and 7 PM EST).  Matthews is also the host of “The Chris Matthews Show,” a syndicated weekly news program produced by NBC News and distributed by NBC Universal Television Distribution.  Mr.
Matthews covered the fall of the Berlin Wall, the first all-races election in South Africa and the Good Friday Peace Talks in Northern Ireland.  In 1997 and 1998, his digging in the National Archives produced a series of San Francisco Examiner scoops on the Nixon presidential tapes.
Matthews did graduate work in economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Matthews also worked for two years as a trade development advisor with the U.S. Peace Corps in the southern African nation of Swaziland.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/3080432   (381 words)

  
 Hardball with Chris Matthews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Chris Matthews brings the enthusiasm of a kid in a candy store to the rough 'n' tumble, dog-eat-dog world of politics.
Because of Chris Matthews, the show never had much credibility to begin with, but the addition of a known plagiarist finally sent this show sailing over the shark, never to be taken seriously again.
Chris Matthews showed without a doubt that he is not a real journalist, I doubt that I will ever watch Hardball again.
www.jumptheshark.com /h/hardballwithchrismatthews.htm   (2932 words)

  
 The Hoya | Matthews Attacks Bush Policies
Television news commentator Chris Matthews discussed the changing face of conservative politics in the United States and the possible implications on the upcoming 2008 presidential election Tuesday night in ICC Auditorium.
Matthews also criticized the Democratic Party because “they don’t have their own program.” Matthews said Democrats are currently “playing defense” and that they need to come up with their own agenda.
Matthews said the first priority for Americans in the 2004 presidential election was national security, prompting Clinton to get involved in defense and security issues during her time in the Senate.
www.thehoya.com /news/042905/news4.cfm   (574 words)

  
 Chris Matthews, the Sean Hannity of MSNBC
A new report advanced to RAW STORY Thursday suggests that Chris Matthews, the star of the Sunday talk show circuit's Hardball, has accepted hefty speaking fees from an array of conservative trade associations.
Matthews gets cut a lot of slack because of his former Democratic Party status, as speech writer to President Jimmy Carter, as well as aide to the legendary Tip O'Neil.
Chris Matthews' past Democratic bona fides give him the "fair and balanced" appearance, just like Sean Hannity does on his show, with Alan Colmes as foil for the other side.
www.taylormarsh.com /archives_view.php?id=2047   (783 words)

  
 Chris Matthews: 2005's Misinformer of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Matthews falsely accused former ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV of claiming during his July 6 Meet the Press appearance and in his July 6 New York Times op-ed that Vice President Dick Cheney had sent him on his February 2002 trip to investigate whether Iraq had tried to acquire uranium from Niger.
Matthews characterized Democrats' efforts to fully examine the Bush administration's handling of the intelligence as "disingenuous," "using crocodile tears," and "trying to climb down off the war." Matthews ignored Democrats' argument that the judgments provided to Congress on the Iraqi threat prior to the vote were later found to have been false or exaggerated.
Chris is bad for the journalism and he needs to get himself together before he attains the same 0 credibility status that Bill O'rielly has.
www.apfn.net /messageboard/01-01-06/discussion.cgi.74.html   (1819 words)

  
 The Chris Matthews Show: Transcripts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
MATTHEWS: Reagan ran three times and finally did get it--whatever it was that he needed to win the presidency.
MATTHEWS: You're with me. If I were a prediction, I'd give you a recommendation, that's what she ought to do.
MATTHEWS: How I wish the gentleman from western Pennsylvania had made that case before the invasion, back when taking that stand was as vastly unpopular as it would have been valuable.
www.thechrismatthewsshow.com /transcripts/05212006.shtml   (4175 words)

  
 Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog: Chris Matthews v. Nan Aron
Barbara Ledeen of the Senate Republican Conference is circulating a transcript of a Chris Matthews/MSNBC interview with Nan Aron of the Alliance for Justice.
MATTHEWS: So you would filibuster -- is there anyone you can think of who might be picked by the president for the Supreme Court if there's an opening this summer who doesn't fit your definition of extraordinarily bad and therefore requiring...
MATTHEWS: So, everybody who was on the Supreme Court before '73 was an extremist, by this definition, because they weren't Roe v.
www.nationalcenter.org /2005/05/chris-matthews-v-nan-aron.html   (943 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Chris Matthews: MSNBC's best shot at staying in the game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Chris Matthews' MSNBC chatfest Hardball is making inroads against its CNN competitor, 360 with Anderson Cooper.
Although his prime-time talk show lineup — Chris Matthews, Keith Olbermann, Deborah Norville and Joe Scarborough — places a distant third behind CNN and top-ranked Fox News, Kaplan said it should have time to grow.
Matthews, no shrinking violet in the ego department, does credit his regular ensemble guests — MSNBC political talkers Pat Buchanan and Scarborough, Ron Reagan and former Dean campaign manager Joe Trippi — with making Hardball stronger of late.
www.usatoday.com /life/columnist/mediamix/2004-02-22-media-mix_x.htm   (1017 words)

  
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Chris Matthews is host of "Hardball," an hour-long political show that airs weeknights on cable television channel MSNBC.
Matthews was born in this blue collar, row house neighborhood in North Philadelphia, on December 17, 1945.
Chris Matthews has maintained such close ties with his hometown Philadelphia that in 2001 he was named an honorary police commissioner and honorary fire chief of the city.
www.discoverthenetwork.org /individualProfile.asp?indid=1759   (1211 words)

  
 Crooks and Liars » Hardball/Chris Matthews
Chris Matthews apparently missed Rove's memo because he came down hard on the leadership of the Republican party today on MSNBC.
Chris Matthews played Joe Lieberman’s new ad on "Hardball " Monday, and had an interesting response to it for him.
Chris Matthews is the number one suck up whenever he interviews Tom Delay and in this excerpt you’ll see why.
www.crooksandliars.com /category/hardballchris-matthews   (3516 words)

  
 Media Matters - Chris Matthews: 2005's Misinformer of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Matthews falsely claimed Democrats accused Alito of being "lenient on the mob." During MSNBC's coverage of the nomination of Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr.
Matthews mischaracterized Democratic efforts to complete intel probe as "disingenuous," "using crocodile tears." Matthews baselessly assigned motives to both the Democrats' support for authorizing the president to take the country to war in October 2002 and their recent push to complete "phase two" of the Senate Intelligence Committee's probe into the prewar intelligence on Iraq.
Matthews would have never taken the time to point out that the GOP talking points were outright lies when they claim Clinton did the same thing.
mediamatters.org /items/200512230005   (3166 words)

  
 Irish Echo Online - News
The Chris Matthews File Born: 1945 in Philadelphia Education: College of the Holy Cross (economics major); graduate study at University of North Carolina.
For all his trenchant criticism of the war, Matthews is at pains to assert that he does not see himself as a partisan.
Chris Matthews may be more of an observer than a participant in the game of politics these days.
www.irishecho.com /newspaper/story.cfm?id=17164   (1290 words)

  
 Truthdig - A/V Booth - Chris Matthews to DeLay: ‘I Owe You’   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Chris Matthews is one of only a few on-air personalities that actually asks follow-up questions to people who are blatantly (and sometimes not so blatantly) full of s*#t.
Matthews is the other side of the problem we have with our politians; both after glory or money without honor.
Matthews tells him about a negative focus group on Hilary Clinton and the FOCUS GROUP said she came across as a “know-it-all”.
www.truthdig.com /avbooth/item/20060405_matthews_owes_delay   (593 words)

  
 Chris Matthews News
Summary: Chris Matthews made false, misleading, and baseless claims regarding Democratic tax policy, fiscal responsibility, and public opinion of Democratic credibility on taxes, claiming that "Democrats cannot...
Although Matthews himself first mentioned it Monday night on Jay Leno, NBC announced that the Hardball College Tour is back again starting next week "Hardball with Chris Matthews" hits the college circuit once...
Summary: Chris Matthews stated that Sen. Hillary Clinton "may not want to risk being another Dukakis -- this time in a dress," the third time he has made reference to Michael Dukakis in discussions of Clinton's...
www.topix.net /who/chris-matthews   (716 words)

  
 Chris Matthews - Media Matters
Matthews on Foley scandal: Republicans have "blow[n] it" on one of their strongest issues, "moral behavior"
Matthews, O'Donnell misrepresented, cherry-picked NBC poll as favorable for GOP
Matthews suggested Democratic victory in midterm elections would be welcomed by "the enemies we have around the world"
mediamatters.org /issues_topics/people/chrismatthews   (379 words)

  
 Chris Matthews - dKosopedia
Chris Matthews, is a Center-Right host of Hardball with Chris Matthews on MSNBC.
Bizarrely portrayed on "Saturday Night Live" as a raging, screaming blowhard, Matthews' derangement is actually quite cheerful and ultimately sui generis.
He is given to high-speed exterior monologues (thinking out loud), inappropriate statements, discursive rambling, and machine-gun pitter-patter questioning of his interview victims - all punctuated by an unnerving high-pitched childlike laugh.
www.dkosopedia.com /wiki/Chris_Matthews   (230 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Hardball : How Politics Is Played Told By One Who Knows The Game: Books: Chris Matthews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Chris Matthews' Hardball is essentially an exclusively anecdotal journey through American politics, past and present (the present being 1988), while using Matthews' own political experience as an impetus for chronological progression.
Matthews himself says it well: "Regardless of your religious or philosophical preference, you cannot afford to be a solipsist, someone who believes he exists alone in the world.
Chris Matthews has written an almost non-partisan guidebook to Washington politics, refracted through the philosophies and actions of those that lived it (himself included).
www.amazon.com /Hardball-Politics-Played-Knows-Game/dp/0684845598   (2450 words)

  
 Power Line: Chris Matthews in Canada
Matthews also asserts that "the period between 9-11 and [invading] Iraq was not a good time for America." Well, the aftermath of a deadly attack on the homeland is never going to be a "good time," but the period had its moments.
And Matthews fails even to entertain the possibility that the view of our intelligence community, and every other respectable one, that Saddam possessed WMD contributed to decision to remove Saddam.
Matthews' enemy is the Bush administration, and he clearly doesn't understand its point of view.
powerlineblog.com /archives/012345.php   (474 words)

  
 Hardball with Chris Matthews, MSNBC
I mean, there is no way to look at the joy on the faces of those people as they held up their ink-stained fingers and not feel a sense of joy yourself.
ORIN: Chris, it's sort of sad to me to hear Amy talk, because she is speaking for such a defeatist, depressive, anti really essentially democratic view.
MATTHEWS: It also could be read that those people want to get control of their country again and they want us out.
www.democracynow.org /hardball-050201.shtml   (2231 words)

  
 Think Progress » VIDEO: Matthews Slobbers All Over Tom DeLay
Chris Matthews:Media Matters disinformer of the year and as Bob Somerby has noted he is the fakest man alive.
Chris Matthews certainly in’t the only Republican hack on TV, but everyone pretends he isn’t one.
Matthews is officially on my “ignore” list like the rest of the neoCons and their spam.
thinkprogress.org /2006/01/24/matthews-slobbers-on-delay   (7421 words)

  
 Attytood: Chris Matthews: Chain drugstore cowboy?
Chris Matthews has become to bush what Lewinsky was to Clinton.
Matthews is a brazen whore and should be avoided at all costs.
Chris Matthews is as liberal and loud as anyone on TV.
www.attytood.com /archives/002928.html   (1450 words)

  
 Chris Matthews - Wonkette
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 Chris Matthews | NewsBusters.org
Matthews’ extraordinarily hypocritical position: “[T]he biggest mistake that Mike Dukakis made in fighting the first President Bush in 1988 was believing that voters out in the country wouldn’t be swayed by all the Willie Horton stuff.
While Matthews clearly senses this is the year for the Dems to snatch back the Speaker's gavel, hisfrustration is born of the fear that the Dems will squander the opportunity out of timidity - an unwillingness to attack President Bush on the war in Iraq.
One of the biggest media figures boycotting the Plame story has been MSNBC host Chris Matthews, who has yet to mention the scandal at all since the Armitage report broke, a dramatic contrast to the 27 times he mentioned the "scandal" in the five months leading up to it.
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