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Chris Shays

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  • Connecticut Campaign Weirdness: Garfield and New SuperPAC To Help An Anti-SuperPAC Candidate Named Murphy

    Connecticut Campaign Weirdness: Garfield and New SuperPAC To Help An Anti-SuperPAC Candidate Named Murphy
    You know we’ve reached a new stage of uber-weirdness when Connecticut’s former election law watchdog becomes a front-man for a new SuperPAC formed to raise millions of dollars for a candidate who allegedly hates SuperPACs. The former state...
  • Republican U.S. Senate Race Looks Like a No-win Scenario - for Shays, McMahon and GOP

    Republican U.S. Senate Race Looks Like a No-win Scenario - for Shays, McMahon and GOP
    Let’s say you were a highly qualified (if somewhat shop-worn) candidate who manages to out-fund-raise an opponent in your own party. The person you’re up against doesn’t have any credentials for the office except having made a ton of...
  • Crime & Punishment: Two men arrested after police heard them singing a song about their crime

    Crime & Punishment: Two men arrested after police heard them singing a song about their crime
    Chris Powell, the political columnist/managing editor of Manchester's Journal-Inquirer, has called New Haven's policies toward undocumented immigrants "treason" and blamed issues in inner-city schools on the low "caliber of the students themselves," as...
  • Is Linda McMahon being encouraged to run again just for the cash?

    Is Linda McMahon being encouraged to run again just for the cash?
    Is poor little rich girl Linda McMahon being taken for another very expensive ride by cynical political hired guns? After all, Republican consulting gurus like Connecticut's Pat Sullivan stand to make a lot of money (again) as long as McMahon continues...
  • The GOP's deep hole

    The GOP's deep hole
    Reporting from deep red South Carolina the day after the election, Anne Hull of the Washington Post wrote: "On the road, cars still had South Carolina license tags that said 'In God We Trust.' The utility pole on U.S. 29 was still tacked with the 'Jesus...
  • Shays, Himes On Attack In Two Debates

    Shays, Himes On Attack In Two Debates
    In the first two debates of their nationally watched race, U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays, R-4th District, and Democrat Jim Himes clashed Tuesday over Shays' record and Himes' ads. Shays, 62, the only surviving Republican congressman in New England,...
  • Shays, Himes Differ On Economy

    With a poll showing their tight race turning on pocketbook issues, U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays, R-4th District, offered a bullish view of the economy Monday in a debate with Democrat Jim Himes. "I believe with all my heart and soul that the...
  • Republican Chris Shays Confronts A Tough Election Cycle

    Republican Chris Shays Confronts A Tough Election Cycle
    After years of going his own way, U.S. Rep. Chris Shays wasn't about to be cowed by a global positioning system. He told his campaign driver to follow him, not her dashboard GPS. "You're taking a left," Shays commanded from the back seat, directing the...
  • Tiny Working Families Party A Coalition Pushing Labor Agenda

    Of the 1.9 million voters in Connecticut, only 15 are registered with the Working Families Party. "I don't know who any of them are," said Jon Green, executive director of the party. Is he one? "No," he said, laughing. Confused? What the Working...
  • AP: Shays beaten in Connecticut

     
    AP says Chris Shays, longtime Connecticut GOP moderate, is going down in his House race. Righ now Real Clear Politics has the GOP down 5 in the House, but that's likely to go much higher. A minimum of 20... Carville......
  • Q&A with Max Blumenthal, author of ???Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party???

     
    Author Max Blumenthal says the Republican Party has become a party of extremists that is losing touch with America....