Howard Fineman

While discussing the White House commission on gun violence meeting this week, which the NRA has been invited to attend, along with Vice President Joe Biden's remarks that an executive order is on the table as part of a solution to curb the gun Read more...
From this Wednesday evening's coverage of the Republican National Convention on MSNBC, Chris Matthews talks to Lawrence O'Donnell, Michael Steele and Howard Fineman following Paul Ryan's speech to get their opinion of it. Both Lawrence O'Donnell and Read more...
From this Saturday's The Chris Matthews Show, it seem the Villagers believe the Obama campaign is going to quit going after Mitt Romney on the issue of his taxes once the Republican convention rolls around. I'm not sure why they would do that but Read more...
Chuck Todd and Chris Matthews apparently have a little bit of a problem reading poll numbers. On this Thursday's edition of Hardball, both of them claimed that President Obama had better not be talking too much about the issue of "class warfare" and Read more...
In yet another pitiful example of our D.C. beltway Villagers not doing their jobs, Chris Matthews and his panel of the Huffington Post's Howard Fineman and USA Today's Susan Page allowed the viewers of his audience to think that Mitt Romney should Read more...

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MSNBC stayed on the air to do some live coverage on the negotiations by the White House, John Boehner and Harry Reid to avoid a government shutdown. As John already noted, the President tried to put a "happy face" on this during his speech tonight. Read more...
You’ve got to love this one. Chris Matthews on his weekend show put it to his “Matthews Meter” and asked his regulars if “serious candidate” Haley Barbour “can run as a Southern alternative without appearing racially Read more...
I'd say Chris Matthews got this one right with what the GOP presidential hopeful's line would have been had President Obama not gone into Libya; they'd have been attacking him. There are a lot of liberals and I count myself among them who have huge Read more...
Howard Fineman gives us a big heaping dose of false equivalencies by comparing the birthers who are trying to delegitimize President Obama to those on "the left" that were upset that George W. Bush had the presidential election stolen for him by the Read more...
I'm not sure what Howard Fineman has been smoking, but I'm pretty well disgusted with the man I used to like as one of Al Franken's regulars on his radio show on Air America after hearing this nonsense out of him on Chris Matthews' weekend show on Read more...