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Matthews inches closer to run for House

Matthews inches closer to run for House

Kathleen Matthews, the longtime television news anchor and former executive at Marriott, will make an announcement on Wednesday about her plans for Maryland's 8th Congressional District -- the latest indication she is gearing up to run for the seat. Matthews will announce her decision in Silver Spring. Matthews, a 61-year-old Chevy Chase resident who is married to MSNBC personality Chris Matthews, has the potential to shake up the contest for a couple of reasons. After 15 years as an anchor at WJLA-TV, she may be as well known as some of the state elected officials who have already announced campaigns. And both Kathleen and Chris Matthews are presumably well connected to a wide...