Howard Fineman

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Chris Matthews Proclaims Boehner Lawsuit Occurs ‘In Third World Countries Before They Have a Coup’

Chris Matthews’ disdain for House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and his decision to sue President Obama over his use of executive orders reached a fever pitch on his Hardball program Monday night. ...
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Chris Matthews, Guest Mangle Boko Haram Issue Into Racial Jab at GOP

Chris Matthews mocked Republicans on Friday's Hardball over their hawkish stance towards Boko Haram, the Nigerian Islamist group that recently kidnapped hundreds of girls. Matthews made a ...
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MSNBC's Fineman: Sounding 'Nuts' with 'Outrageous Statements' is a Plus in Tea Party

On Tuesday's All In show on MSNBC, during a discussion of Texas Republican Rep. Steve Stockman's primary challenge to Senator John Cornyn, MSNBC political analyst Howard Fineman asserted that, "if ...
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Obama's Biggest Fan Gets an Early Christmas Gift; "From Superman to Sisyphus"

Chris Matthews gets a thrill up his leg ("I've got the Christmas Eve excitement brewing") as Barack Obama drops by MSNBC's Hardball; longtime Newsweek correspondent Howard Fineman proclaims Obama ...
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MSNBC's Howard Fineman Gushes Over Poor Obama: 'From Superman to Sisyphus'

After he conducted a fawning interview with Barack Obama on Thursday, Chris Matthews turned to his liberal journalist friends for adulation. Former Newsweek editor Howard Fineman fawned over Obama ...
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Petulant MSNBC Crew Sneers at 'Shameless,' Mindless,' 'Stunning' Sean Hannity

A sneering group of MSNBC hosts and analysts on Thursday berated Sean Hannity for his "mindless" anti-government attitude, mocking him as "pathetic." The Fox News host gave an interview to Playboy ...
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Ex-Newsweek Editor Howard Fineman Worries Boston Will Allow 'Nativist' GOP to Block Immigration

Former Newsweek editor Howard Fineman on Monday predictably worried that Republican "nativism" in the wake of the Boston bombing will imperil the chances of immigration reform passing. While ...
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The Media vs. the "Gun Lobby," Like "Defeating the Nazis" or Fighting Southern Segregationists

Liberal reporters cast themselves on the righteous side of the gun control battle, with CBS's Bob Schieffer comparing the job of "taking on the gun lobby" to the hunt for Osama bin Laden and ...
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Howard Fineman Apologizes for 'Ayatollah' 'Smear' Against Norquist

Former Newsweek editor Howard Fineman apologized on Monday for his "inadvertent smear" against Grover Norquist. First reported on NewsBusters, Fineman appeared on the December 3 Hardball and ...
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Howard Fineman Smears Grover Norquist as 'Ayatollah'-Like

Former Newsweek editor Howard Fineman on Monday smeared Grover Norquist as "ayatollah"-like for his opposition to higher taxes. Talking to Hardball's Chris Matthews, Fineman fumed, "...A long time ...
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