Chris Shays questioned violence in video games and television shows, specifically mentioning the WWE, where opponent Linda McMahon was once an executive. He spoke with the editorial board of the Advocate in Stamford and the Greenwich Time.
“My opponent is into issues like brutality and so on," Shays said. "It's what we let our kids watch. We need a government conversation about it."
A spokesperson for Linda McMahon told the Greenwich Time that the candidate is proud of having built the company.
The fallout from the alleged corruption of Chris Donovan’s campaign manager continues. Eight people so far have been arrested, from business owners to campaign workers, according to the Hartford Courant.
While Donovan was cleared of any wrongdoing according to a report, his opponents are criticizing him over the latest arrests.
"This case is not about party politics. Republicans, Democrats and Unaffiliated voters should be outraged that our state is once again making headlines for all the wrong reasons," Mark Greenberg said in a statement. "Donovan's campaign has joined the list of offenders in Connecticut political corruption cases."