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Chris Shays

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  • Connecticut's Top Billionaire Making Headlines of the Wrong Sort

    Of course, it's always nice when one of Connecticut's billionaires is getting lots of national attention, and in this case it's our richest resident: Stephen A. Cohen. Cohen is a denizen of Greenwich and founder of SAC Capital Advisors, one of the...
  • Does Foley Want A Redo? He Talks Of 'Wisconsin Moment'

    GREENWICH -- Tom Foley is back and hoping for a Republican turnaround that will become Connecticut's own Wisconsin moment. After coming within less than 1 percentage point of becoming governor in 2010, in Connecticut's closest gubernatorial election...
  • Temperament, Ability Make Murphy Best Democrat For Senate

    U.S. Senate seats in Connecticut open rarely. One of those opportunities for change occurs this year, with the retirement of independent DemocratJoseph I. Liebermanafter four terms — 24 years — in office. The Courant's editorial board...
  • Dems Dump Donovan, Republicans Bet On McMahon, and Maybe That's Why Connecticut is a Blue State

    Dems Dump Donovan, Republicans Bet On McMahon, and Maybe That's Why Connecticut is a Blue State
    With hindsight, the results of this week’s Connecticut primaries seem to fit the established patterns of both major parties in this state. Connecticut Primary Lesson No. 1: Democratic voters decided it wasn’t smart to choose a 5th...
  • 8/19/2012-Silly Season Starts Now

    8/19/2012-Silly Season Starts Now
    Let the hideous campaign ads begin! I'm not a registered Republican or Democrat. My attitude is hey, you folks in the different political parties figure it out and send us independents your choices.   Well, they've done just that. Let the games begin!...
  • Voters Pick Untainted Candidates

    Voters Pick Untainted Candidates
    Political party loyalists in Tuesday's primary elections sent a pretty clear message: We don't care if you're filthy rich, little known or spent your life in government — we can still vote for you. But extremists and candidates tainted by scandal?...
  • Bridgeport Is Worse Off Than Stockton

    Bridgeport Is Worse Off Than Stockton
    Stockton is one of California's larger cities. Nearly a year ago, its city council voted to file for bankruptcy. This is the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in the nation's history. Bridgeport, however, is in worse financial condition that Stockton...
  • Six Former GOP Chairs All Endorse Linda McMahon

    In a big boost to U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon and a blow to former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays, six former state Republican chairmen on Thursday all endorsed McMahon. The independently wealthy McMahon doesn't need any money from the chairs, but she...
  • New poll: Majority disapproves of Malloy, almost as unpopular as Florida's and Ohio's GOP govs

    New poll: Majority disapproves of Malloy, almost as unpopular as Florida's and Ohio's GOP govs
    Most eyes were fixed last week on the results of a new Public Policy Poll showing Democrat Chris Murphy beating Republicans Chris Shays and Linda McMahon in the 2012 contest for Joe Lieberman 's U.S. Senate seat. While that horse race is just getting...
  • The Bad Media

    I was knee deep in philosophical texts, hackneyed by my research—and Jesus was I getting sufficiently depressed. "Bang it in there, baby!" Whaaaa—who said that? I turned to my left—realized the quip was coming from my own psyche,...
  • The Commitments

    Finding someone to share common ground with is no easy task. Can we take a poll on the divorce rate? All the folks I've interviewed regarding a room for rent in my apartment are splitting up. Done. Kids, dogs, houses and predestinations abandoned. As I...