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Chris Shays (Nancy Ostertag/Getty Images)

Shays Teaching Course At UNH

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Former U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays has returned to the classroom as he embarks on a new career. The New Haven Register reports (http://bit.ly/YFRyC7 ) that the former congressman is a […]

02/20/2013

Chris Shays, (left) Linda McMahon (right) in two images.  Photos by WTIC's Matt Dwyer, and Jessica Hill, AP.

McMahon, Shays Face Off In Final Senate Debate

Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon, the endorsed Republican in Connecticut’s Senate race, says she will release her tax returns when they are finished.

07/19/2012

Chris Shays, (left) Linda McMahon (right) in two images.  Photos by WTIC's Matt Dwyer, and Jessica Hill, AP.

McMahon, Shays To Face Off In Final Senate Debate

Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon and former U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays are meeting in their final debate before Connecticut’s upcoming Republican Senate primary.

07/18/2012

Linda McMahon announcing her proposal at Zavarella Woodworking in Newington Wednesday morning (WTIC photo/Aaron Kupec)

McMahon Camp Seeks To Knock On 10,000 Doors

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon’s campaign has pledged to knock on 10,000 doors and make 10,000 phone calls to voters in one day.

07/14/2012

Linda McMahon announcing her proposal at Zavarella Woodworking in Newington Wednesday morning (WTIC photo/Aaron Kupec)

GOP Senate Candidates To Debate

Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon and former U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays are meeting in their first debate since Connecticut Republicans endorsed McMahon as the party’s candidate for the U.S. Senate.

06/10/2012

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New Quinnipiac University Poll Shows Murphy-McMahon Match-Up

A poll shows the two endorsed candidates for U.S. Senate in Connecticut have wide leads over their primary challengers.

06/06/2012

Linda McMahon announcing her proposal at Zavarella Woodworking in Newington Wednesday morning (WTIC photo/Aaron Kupec)

McMahon Wins GOP Convention Endorsement

Connecticut Republicans decided Friday night to give former wrestling executive Linda McMahon a second shot, endorsing her again as the party’s candidate for the U.S. Senate.

05/19/2012

Linda McMahon announcing her proposal at Zavarella Woodworking in Newington Wednesday morning (WTIC photo/Aaron Kupec)

First McMahon Senate TV Ad To Run

Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon is reintroducing herself to Connecticut voters with her first television advertisement of her second bid for the U.S. Senate.

05/01/2012

Congressman Chris Murphy at an appearance in New Britain. File photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Murphy, McMahon Leaders In Senate Race

A new poll shows former wrestling executive Linda McMahon still leading in Connecticut’s Republican Senate primary, but former U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays has gained some ground and fares better against potential Democratic challengers in a general election.

03/22/2012

Chris Shays, (left) Linda McMahon (right) in two images.  Photos by WTIC's Matt Dwyer, and Jessica Hill, AP.

GOP Candidates Eye Senate Run

The state’s new GOP state chairman told The Associated Press he has had numerous conversations with former U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays and former wrestling executive Linda McMahon

08/12/2011