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Chris Matthews

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Birthday
17, 1945
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1945 (age 72)
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA

About

Broadcast journalist, Democratic political commentator, and host of MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews. He also presented an NBC program called The Chris Matthews Show.

Before Fame

As a young man, he joined the United States Peace Corps and served for two years in Swaziland.

Trivia

He was criticized for his news reporting inaccuracies and received a "Misinformed of the Year" award in 2005.

Family Life

He married fellow news anchor Kathleen Matthews on June 21, 1980; the marriage produced three children.

Associated With

His news programs frequently discussed the policy decisions of United States President Barack Obama.