Donald J. Trump was impeached on a day when lawmakers in capitals like Hartford assessed threats that may await them.
Few in CT GOP have joined anti-Trump movement, but Shays helps lead it
Chris Shays and other anti-Trump Republicans have ratcheted up their efforts as the rest of their party celebrates Trump’s renomination.
Shays wrote the law, but wants reform of Congress’s sexual harassment policy
Former Connecticut Rep. Chris Shays, who sponsored the House bill that established the Office of Compliance 20 years ago, said secret settlements weren’t the goal of his legislation. He wants the House rules changed to increase transparency and shift responsibility for payouts to the accused.
Shays joins ‘Republicans for Hillary’ campaign
WASHINGTON — Former GOP Rep. Chris Shays was one of 50 prominent Republicans on Wednesday to launch “Together for America,” a group that supports Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s bid for the presidency. Shays said he decided to support Hillary Clinton, instead of this party’s nominee Donald Trump, for president after watching the national parties’ conventions..
The Never-Trump dissidents are heard, if briefly
CLEVELAND — The Connecticut delegation stood with Donald J. Trump on Monday as the Republican National Convention opened with an unsuccessful rules fight by delegates still hoping to find a path to throw open the GOP nomination for president. The state’s GOP chairman called the rules fight “an act of petulance.”
Clinton visit to boost CT campaign that has relied on stand-ins
Washington – Hillary Clinton’s visit to Connecticut Thursday to boost a campaign in Connecticut that has strongly relied on dozen of events headlined by supporters who’ve acted as surrogates for the candidate
Kasich may not excite, but he says he can beat Hillary
A playful John Kasich made his entrance on tiptoe Friday, sneaking in during a long-winded introduction by an old congressional pal, Chris Shays. Smiling broadly, Kasich signaled to the giggling crowd not to give him away as he edged forward. The path to the nomination in Cleveland is not as sure.
Irony not dead in this CT campaign finance fight
The Democratic Party is using federal campaign finance reforms co-sponsored by former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays, a Republican, to challenge a subpoena issued by state elections officials investigating a GOP complaint about the re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Shays says the Democrats are exploiting an unintended consequence of his reforms: federal preemption.
Himes performs balancing act to keep support of voters
WASHINGTON — Democratic Rep. Jim Himes has mastered the high-wire act forced upon him by his job of representing the 4th congressional district in Congress. He’s been able to balance the concerns of the district’s wealthy voters with those of far fewer means who support Democratic policies to help the poor, all while climbing the rungs of his party’s leadership ladder.