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So, About That Time a Young Chris Hayes Threw a Kegger to Fund His 2004 DNC Trip...

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<p><em>See more in the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/curtis-houck/2016/07/30/five-baffling-a…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>Yes, readers, you read that correctly. During a frequent <em>Hardball </em>feature where Matthews asks panelists to tell him something that he didn&rsquo;t already know, Hayes dropped this bomb about how infatuated he and his Chicago roommates were for Obama in 2004:</p>

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<p>I was 25 years old at the time and I knew a little bit about President Obama. I met him a bunch of times cause he was a State Senator who was running for Senate and all of my friends &mdash; my 20-something, progressive, idealistic friends were obsessed with this guy, we had a kegger in my house for my birthday to raise money that we charged people $10 in cash. We gave the envelope in the campaign.</p>
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