We now know why Chris Matthews has been out the last few shows

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MSNBCHardball” host Chris Matthews has been absent for a few days — and now we know why.

  • In a statement made on the Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 edition of the show, fill in host Steve Kornacki announced Matthews has undergone prostate cancer surgery.
  • The surgery took place last week and reportedly went well.
  • Back in 2002, Matthews was hospitalized and missed work after contracting malaria.