McCain cuts infomercial for Shays

Christopher Shays is trending in Washington, D.C. But can his coziness with the political establishment translate to electoral success against Linda McMahon in Connecticut’s GOP Senate primary? U.S.
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Can Tom Swan prevent Donovan’s Swan Song?

Hours before the U.S. Attorney’s office Thursday afternoon announced Wednesday’s arrest of Chris Donovan’s finance director, Tom Swan met with the congressional candidateĀ and agreed to take over as
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Working Families Party stands by Donovan

The Connecticut Working Families Party in late December endorsed state House Speaker Chris Donovan’s, D-Meriden, bid for Congress. Donovan’s campaign was rocked last week when his finance director was
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Chris Donovan says he can’t quit Chris Donovan

In an email message to supporters of his embattled congressional bid, state House Speaker Chris Donovan, D-Meriden, pulls a bit of a Brokeback Mountain and promises he won’t quit on them or on
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The “R” in Shays’ Rolodex is for Rove

If Fox News is part of your DNA chain, you probably think he’s a genius. In contrast, the mere mention of the name Karl Rove tends to make the MsNBC demographic shudder. To them, he is a mad
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Bernier to Donovan: How do you like your chicken?

Justin Bernier, part of the quartet of Republicans running for Congress in the 5th District, is telling House Speaker Chris Donovan to man up. Donovan sent Tom Swan into the dragon’s lair this
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Donovan lawyers up, retains same legal eagle as Shays

The parallels are striking — two candidates named Chris running for Congress, a trusted lieutenant in their respective campaigns busted by the feds. When the FBI arrested the finance director of
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Could Donovan’s woes give rich candidates a bounce?

We posed that question to Linda McMahon this morning during a campaign stop in Stamford. The professional wrestling mogul and Republican Senate contender could have tried to spin the Chris Donovan
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