Chris Matthews

About Chris Matthews

Chris Matthews is a writer, political commentator, and host of the nightly news show Hardball with Chris Matthews and the weekly panel discussion The Chris Matthews Show. Before entering journalism, he was a staff member for four members of Congress. He also served as a top aide to former Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill, and he worked as a speechwriter for President Jimmy Carter. His latest book, Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero, offers a fresh look at America’s 35th president.

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