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  • Brother of MSNBC host Chris Matthews arrested on perjury charges

    12/06/2011 12:21:20 PM PST · by Neverforget01 · 24 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Dec. 6, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that Montgomery County Commissioners chairman James R. Matthews, was arrested for perjury charges. Matthews, the brother of MSNBC talking-head Chris Matthews, is accused of misleading a grand jury about his campaign contributions and county contracts.
  • Montco commissioner announces run for state office(Chris Matthews brother)

    12/07/2005 8:19:17 PM PST · by nypokerface · 2 replies · 154+ views
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 12/07/05 | Carrie Budoff
    Jim Matthews officially entered the race today for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor, highlighting his record as Montgomery County commissioner and criticizing the Rendell administration for its handling of job creation, community college funding and emergency management preparedness. "Montgomery County is unlike Pennsylvania," Matthews said, standing on the steps of the county courthouse, surrounded by dozens of county employees, wind-blown and frigid. "We have an expanding economy and an expanding population here in the county." Matthews said his six years as commissioner has prepared him for the lieutenant governor's office and his record makes him a qualified choice. He said as commissioner...
  • Matthews to run for lieutenant governor (Chris Matthews' brother)

    11/28/2005 2:09:25 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 27 replies · 1,202+ views ^ | 11/23/05 | MELISSA MILEWSKI
    Montgomery County Commissioner Chairman James Matthews, a Republican, is running for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor. County GOP chairman Ken Davis confirmed that Matthews will announce his candidacy early next month. Davis said the party notified county Republican row officers, state officials, area leaders and municipal chairmen and women via letter that Matthews is running and that they were invited to come and support him at a press conference on the steps of the Montgomery County Courthouse on Dec. 7. Matthews acknowledged Tuesday that letters were sent out to Republicans but he did not wish to comment further. The Montgomery County Republican...