Books by Chris Matthews
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In his new book Tip and the Gipper, MSNBC's Hardball host Chris Matthews reflects on his time as a top aide to Democratic House Speaker Tip O'Neill during Ronald Reagan's presidency. He compares O'Neill and Reagan's unlikely friendship to today's approach of "government by tantrum."
Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball, talks about his fascination with politics and his trademark style of rapid-fire questioning. Matthews has written a new book, Life's a Campaign: What Politics Has Taught Me about Friendship, Rivalry, Reputation and Success.