Chris Murphy Articles

Dem. Senator: ‘It Took Me a While to Figure Out’ Belief in Gun Rights Is Based on a Philosophy

7:49 AM, Apr 15, 2013

Democratic senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut admitted this morning that "It took me a while to figure out" that belief in gun rights is based on a philosophy:

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Connecticut Dem Jokes About Corruption

2:22 PM, Oct 13, 2012

Bridgeport's Democratic mayor Bill Finch, a supporter of Connecticut congressman Chris Murphy's bid for the U.S. Senate against Republican Linda McMahon, jokes about corruption:

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Connecticut Senate Race: McMahon Up by 3

3:14 PM, Aug 28, 2012

Two recent polls, including a new survey released Tuesday from Quinnipiac, show Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon of Connecticut slightly leading her Democratic opponent, congressman Chris Murphy.

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McMahon, Shays Trade Barbs Over Spending

4:03 PM, Apr 05, 2012

In an increasingly contentious Connecticut Senate primary, Republicans Linda McMahon and Chris Shays are arguing that each is a better fiscal conservative than the other. In a new blog post, the McMahon campaign says Shays, a former congressman, has a similar record on spending and debt as the likely Democratic nominee, three-term congressman Chris Murphy.

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Connecticut Senate: McMahon Leads Shays in GOP Primary

10:38 AM, Mar 29, 2012

Former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon currently leads former congressman Chris Shays in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Connecticut, according to a new poll released this week.

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GOP Candidates Line Up for 2012 Senate Runs

3:46 PM, Aug 22, 2011

While the GOP presidential primary race has captured most of the media attention, Republicans are also gearing up for the 33 Senate seats on the ballot next year. Democrats currently hold 23 of those seats, and Republicans will need a net win of at least 4 seats to gain control of the Senate. A couple GOP candidates in important races have, or will soon be, announcing runs soon.

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