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Rep. Christopher Shays speaks at a news conference - Washington, DC - Aug 6, 2008 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Fmr. Rep. Chris Shays Announces U.S. Senate Run

Shays, who spent two decades in the U.S. House, comes into the race facing a very tough fellow Republican contender.

01/25/2012

Linda McMahon announces her candidacy for U.S. Senate - Southington, CT - Sep 20, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Jessica Hil)

New Poll Shows Linda McMahon Running Strong

Early numbers from Public Policy Polling show her blasting former U.S. Rep. and fellow Republican Chris Shays by a margin of 60 to 27 percent.

10/04/2011

Chris Shays (file / credit: AP)

Report: Connecticut’s Chris Shays Moves Closer To U.S. Senate Run

It was a bitter defeat when Republican Rep. Chris Shays lost his Congressional seat in Fairfield County to Democrat Jim Himes during the 2008 Obama sweep.

08/10/2011