Cancellation of “Hard Ball” …spouse takes contributions from New York Senator and Barbara Boxer

On Monday, Republican congressional candidate Aryeh Shudofsky called on MSNBC to suspend Matthews’ show while his wife Kathleen Matthews, a Democrat, was in the race.

“Kathleen Matthews is a congressional candidate and is inappropriately benefiting from her husband’s position,” Shudofsky said, citing reports that guests on MSNBC’s “Hardball” had contributed to Matthews’ campaign.

“Basic ethics and precedent dictate that MSNBC should cancel ‘Hardball’ until Kathleen Matthews is no longer a candidate for Congress,” Shudofsky said. “In 2003, Maria Shriver took an extended leave from NBC when her husband, Arnold Schwarzenegger, ran for governor, and relinquished her position when he ultimately won.” read more

http://money.cnn.com/2016/03/14/media/chris-matthews-kathleen-matthews/

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