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Christopher Shays

John McCain, Linda McMahon and Miss Connecticut

Mary Ann West | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Mary Ann West

Norwalk, CT: The heated election cycle brings out the big hitters of their respective parties out to stump for their down ticket candidates. Connectic...

Connecticut Ticking Down to the November Election

Mary Ann West | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics
Mary Ann West

Although the outcome of the Connecticut primary elections normally draws a yawn, it was not surprising that both party-endorsed favorites won the nod for the soon to be retiring U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman's seat.

Former Wrestling Executive Bests GOP Rival

AP | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. - Wealthy former wrestling executive Linda McMahon has won a chance to become the first Republican U.S. senator to represent Connectic...

Dems Tell Another GOP Candidate: Release Your Tax Returns

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

Taking a page from the political playbook of its national counterpart, the Connecticut Democratic Party unveiled a new website Wednesday challenging R...

Ex-Wrestling Executive Linda McMahon Launches Senate Campaign

AP | By SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP/The Huffington Post) -- Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon has made it official, announcing her plans to seek for a secon...

The Ghost of Truman: The Wartime Contracting Commission Gives DOD Hell on Iraq Contracting

Dina Rasor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dina Rasor

I felt the usual dread as I settled down to watch the hearings by the congressional Wartime Contracting Commission. But this time, the ghost of Harry Truman was lurking in the room.

After the (Grand Old) Party: Don't Go Home Just Yet

Shahid Buttar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shahid Buttar

If the crowds celebrating Obama's victory go home in 2009, his Administration will achieve disappointing results. The President-Elect will confront a variety of national and global crises.

What Will Powell's Endorsement Mean for "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and Military Families?

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

Powell has endorsed a candidate that has consistently said he favors repealing the law. Is he now ready to say the day has arrived when lifting Don't Ask Don't Tell makes good sense?

Sheltering Animals from the Storm

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

Led by Senators Ted Stevens and Frank Lautenberg, and Reps. Tom Lantos and Chris Shays, the PETS Act set national policy on how to deal with animals in disasters in a post-Katrina environment.

Rachel Weiner

Republican's Obama Ad: Both Possess Same "Hopefulness" (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

First Oregon Senator Gordon Smith did it --twice. Now another Republican is touting his connection to Barack Obama in a campaign ad -- Connecticut Rep...

Northeastern House Republicans In Serious Danger This Fall

New York Times | RAYMOND HERNANDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Across the increasingly Democratic Northeast, Republicans are in danger of losing half a dozen or more Congressional seats in November, as even distr...

Operation Clean Energy, Not Gimmicks: A Full Report

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mary Ann West

Operation went into effect simultaneously across the country. At Noon in every time zone, MoveOn members deliver "Clean Energy, Not Gimmicks" petition to lawmakers. My target: Congressman Chris Shays.

2006 Connecticut CD-04 General Election:
Shays (R-i) vs Farrell (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CT-04: Shays vs Farrell