Chris Shays Articles


McMahon Wins Conn. GOP Endorsement for Senate

12:19 PM, May 19, 2012

Former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon has won the endorsement of the Connecticut Republican party in the race for the U.S. Senate. The New Haven Register reports:

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McMahon Launches First TV Ad

5:04 PM, May 01, 2012

Republican Linda McMahon, a candidate for U.S. Senate in Connecticut, released her first television ad of the cycle. The 60-second ad will run statewide and features McMahon, the former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, telling her personal story. Watch the ad below:

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Shays Campaign on WWE's History of Violence

2:22 PM, Apr 25, 2012

On Tuesday, World Wrestling Entertainment sent a letter to the Senate campaign of Chris Shays asking the former Connecticut congressman to publicly apologize for alleging that WWE promotes bullying and violence. Shays contends that these practices reflect on his Republican primary Senate opponent, Linda McMahon, who co-founded WWE and was its CEO until 2009.

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World Wrestling Entertainment Says Shays 'Unfairly Denigrated' Company

11:30 AM, Apr 25, 2012

In a recent interview with THE WEEKLY STANDARD, former Connecticut congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Chris Shays criticized the business of his Republican primary opponent, former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon. “Folks in Connecticut are not likely to elect someone whose business is violence, bullying, degradation of minorities and women,” Shays said. “That kind of marks her.”

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Senate Races Heat Up With TV Ads

The favored candidates strike back.
11:38 AM, Apr 17, 2012

Republican Senate candidates in Texas, Indiana, and Connecticut are fighting back against primary opponents with new ads.

Incumbent senator Dick Lugar of Indiana, campaigning against Republican Richard Mourdock, has a new ad knocking his challenger as untrustworthy, and claiming the Indiana state treasurer received thousands in illegal tax deductions "for years." Watch the ad below:

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Races to Watch: Connecticut Senate Primary

Linda McMahon is in for round two, but Chris Shays is challenging from the middle.
1:49 PM, Apr 16, 2012

With independent Democrat Joseph Lieberman retiring from the Senate after four terms, do Connecticut Republicans have a shot at the seat in 2012? Republicans Linda McMahon and Chris Shays think so.

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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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