See more in the cross-post on the NewsBusters blog.
Yes, readers, you read that correctly. During a frequent Hardball feature where Matthews asks panelists to tell him something that he didn’t already know, Hayes dropped this bomb about how infatuated he and his Chicago roommates were for Obama in 2004:
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 — 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.