Speculation continues on whether Chris Matthews will run for Senate in 2010. The host of MSNBC's "Hardball" is reportedly considering running as a Democrat for the seat currently occupied by Republican Arlen Specter.


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reports that, this weekend, Matthews will

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. According to the website, Matthews will attend the Pennsylvania Society, a gathering of state pols in New York City which features cocktail parties, luncheons and a gala Saturday night dinner. If Matthews is serious about running, this weekend is a key place to meet up with state power players.