"Sadly, yes, my brother is a Republican ... he's running for lt. governor of Pennsylvania. If he'd watch my show, I'm sure he would be convinced of the error of his ways ..."
-- "Gaggle" cartoon, NewsBusters, Aug. 18
" And a special nod to my brother Jim Matthews, my little brother, my younger brother, who this weekend won the Republican endorsement for lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania. ... Our family is very proud of him."
-- Chris Matthews, "Hardball," Feb. 13
"If I ever knew that Chris Matthews' brother Jim Matthews is the Republican candidate for Lt. Governor of Pennsylvania, I had forgotten. "
-- Mark Finkelstein, NewsBusters post, Aug. 17
"My -- my brother -- and I always like to remind people of this, although I am not involved at all -- is running for lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania as a Republican. He is a Republican."
-- Chris Matthews, "Hardball," July 12