Chris Matthews

Episode 24: Chris Matthews

Journalist, author, political commentator and television host Chris Matthews

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Chris Matthews is an award-winning journalist, columnist, author, political commentator, television host and professor. His 15 years in politics and government includes serving as speechwriter for president Jimmy Carter and administrative assistant to House Speaker Tip O’Neil. He was a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle; syndicated columnist and Washington Bureau Chief for the San Francisco Examiner; and host of MSNBC’s Hardball. His books include Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero and his 2021 memoir This Country: My Life in Politics and History.

Join us for a lively, insightful, thought-provoking chat about the midterms, Trump and Trumpism, DeSantis, Biden, the Democratic and Republican Parties, the overall political landscape and the 2024 outlook. Chris also shares whether he's a cat or dog person and offers his Top 5 musical artists of all-time!

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