Supposed Senate Run? Just Hardball

Chris Matthews told his Hardball colleagues at MSNBC last night that he will not run for Senate next year. “There has been speculation,” reports the Times, “that Mr. Matthews, 63, was flirting with a Senate run as a way to give him some leverage in his contract talks.”

Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.