"I may announce an endorsement as a matter of fact," Matthews says. "I wouldn't go out of my way to do it. Just as I would probably read the endorsement of the group CourtWatch. But just because I read them doesn't mean I agree with them."
Kahan is aware that working for the mayor and heading an organization that will endorse political candidates could pose a problem. "Luckily, the mayor rarely endorses candidates," he says. "If he does, I would probably abstain. I'm well aware I'm going to get into a lot of tight squeezes.