** FILE ** "Hardball" host Chris Matthews bear hugs the Rev. Al Sharpton (left) at the at the Washington Hilton Hotel on April 27, 2013. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** "Hardball" host Chris Matthews bear hugs the Rev. Al Sharpton (left) at the at the Washington Hilton Hotel on April 27, 2013. (Associated Press)