Earlier today, the City Council in my hometown of Philadelphia approved a bill that treats possession of small amounts of marijuana as a non-criminal offense, ending mandatory arrests. Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter joins Chris Matthews to discuss.
As the midterm elections near, Hardball is going to start going deeper into individual races. First up: Iowa and the race between Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley. Howard Fineman joins to discuss.
Chris Matthews finishes the show by stressing the importance of knowing where we re heading in the Middle East.
It's day 20 of the McDonnell corruption trial, and the third day of testimony from the former governor himself. Beth Fouhy and Robert McCartney join Chris Matthews to discuss.
In the Sideshow, Paul Ryan helps Mitt Romney with the Ice Bucket Challenge after an interview touting his former running-mate as a potential 2016 contender.
Steve McMahon and Joe Watkins join Chris Matthews to discuss Obama s tone deaf golf trip after his statement on executed American journalist James Foley.
Chris Matthews finishes the show talking about the importance of showing how much you care about others who are going through tragedy.
Sideshow: Jimmy Fallon channels Frank Underwood in a Tonight Show spoof of 'House of Cards.'
Israel and Hamas agreed today to a three-day ceasefire worked out by Egypt. Chris Matthews talks to Shimon Peres about the situation in Gaza.
While the House temporarily delayed its five-week August recess after failing to pass an urgent immigration bill last night, the move certainly didn't delay late-night comedians from mocking them for their inaction.
Ohio Democratic State Rep. Alicia Reese is calling for a constitutional amendment to protect access to the ballot box in her state. Reese speaks to Chris Matthews about how the voter laws affect African Americans and other minorities.
Peace Corps director Carrie Hessler-Radelet joins Chris Matthews to explain why we need a strong Peace Corps again, and why young people should think about joining.
Sideshow: When former President Richard Nixon decided to record thousands of hours of his White House conversations, he never thought that those tapes would ever get beyond his personal control.
Chris Matthews weighs in on the upcoming battle for control of the Senate this November.
Stephanie Gosk and Kevin Appleby join Hardball to talk about the brutal and terrifying conditions in which children are fleeing from Central America and to the American border.
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