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I’m the Least PC Person I Know, and Even I Say It Was Time for Chris Matthews to Go

The question to ask about Chris Matthews’s sudden “retirement” from MSNBC Monday night isn’t why, but why did it take so long? I am the […]

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MSNBC’s Chris Matthews: Joe Biden Will Run for President in 2020

According to MSNBC talking head (and Philly native) Chris Matthews, we can end the speculation regarding former Vice President Joe Biden’s political future. During an […]

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Chris Matthews on Growing Up Catholic in Philadelphia

I REMEMBER WHEN “THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH” came to Hunting Park. It really happened. I Googled it. In 1950, the Barnum & Bailey Circus […]

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Fairmount Park Conservancy 8th Annual Centennial Celebration

More than 500 park supporters attended the Fairmount Park Conservancy’s 8th Annual Centennial Celebration held at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center last night. This year’s […]

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Chris Matthews and Ed Rendell Talk (and Talk) Politics

PM: When did you guys first meet? ED: [laughs] I have no idea. CHRIS: I just remember that he and Billy Green [then Philadelphia’s mayor] […]

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VIDEO: Chris Matthews Makes a Fat Joke About Chris Christie [Updated]

UPDATE: Now with video! Here’s the footage of the exchange. ORIGINAL The Huffington Post picks up a little exchange Philly Mag’s staff witnessed firsthand last night, when […]


Tonight: Philadelphia’s Native Son Chris Matthews at the Rittenhouse

Unlike some celebrities that we pretend are from Philadelphia (Pink, Tina Fey, Taylor Swift), Hardball host Chris Matthews is from Philly proper: born in Nicetown, […]

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Chris Matthews on Christie: He Has “Blood” in Him

Yesterday, Chris Matthews summed up New Jersey–and America’s–love affair with Chris Christie thusly: The Reagan Democrats are alive,” Matthews said. “They’re working class, middle class, […]

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ThinkFest Snapshot: Chris Matthews

We’re rounding up the reasons Philly Mag readers should not miss ThinkFest, our week-long event connecting the brightest minds and most innovative ideas in Philadelphia.  Chris […]

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Chris Matthews on Ed Rendell: “My Favorite”

At a  party in New York for his new book, Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked, MSNBC Hardballer, Philly native (and Philadelphia magazine ThinkFest keynoter) Chris […]