Christopher Hunter "Chris" Shays (born October 18, 1945) is an American politician. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives and represented the 4th District of Connecticut. He is a member of the Republican Party. Shays was the only Republican congressman from New England elected to the 110th United States Congress in the 2006 midterm elections. His loss to Jim Himes in the 2008 election made New England's House delegation entirely Democratic in the 111th Congress. He was the most senior member of the House of Representatives to be defeated in the 2008 election.

Property Value
dbo:abstract
  • Christopher Hunter "Chris" Shays (born October 18, 1945) is an American politician. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives and represented the 4th District of Connecticut. He is a member of the Republican Party. Shays was the only Republican congressman from New England elected to the 110th United States Congress in the 2006 midterm elections. His loss to Jim Himes in the 2008 election made New England's House delegation entirely Democratic in the 111th Congress. He was the most senior member of the House of Representatives to be defeated in the 2008 election. In 2009, Shays was appointed to co-chair the Commission on Wartime Contracting. The commission is an independent, bipartisan legislative commission established to study wartime contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Created in Section 841 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, this eight-member commission is mandated by Congress to study federal agency contracting for the reconstruction, logistical support of coalition forces, and the performance of security functions, in Iraq and Afghanistan. He co-chaired the government watchdog commission that identified and raised alarm over $60 billion of waste, fraud, and abuse in wartime contingency contracting and presented to Congress reforms to address this wasteful spending. Shays was a candidate for the 2012 Republican U.S. Senate nomination to replace retiring Connecticut senator Joe Lieberman.However, he lost the August 14 primary to Linda McMahon. (en)
  • Christopher H. „Chris“ Shays (* 18. Oktober 1945 in Stamford, Connecticut) ist ein US-amerikanischer Politiker. Zwischen 1987 und 2009 vertrat er den Bundesstaat Connecticut im US-Repräsentantenhaus. (de)
  • Christopher Hunter "Chris" Shays (ur. 18 października 1945) – amerykański polityk, członek Partii Republikańskiej. Od 1987 do 2009 zasiadał w Izbie Reprezentantów. (pl)
  • 克里斯·謝斯(Chris Shays;1945年10月18日-)是美國的一位政治人物。在1987年至2009年,謝斯是康涅狄格州第4選舉區選出的美國眾議院議員。他的黨籍是共和黨。他是110屆國會中共和黨在新英格蘭地區的唯一一位眾議員。 (zh)
dbo:almaMater
dbo:birthDate
  • 1945-10-18 (xsd:date)
dbo:birthName
  • Christopher Hunter Shays (en)
dbo:birthPlace
dbo:party
dbo:predecessor
dbo:religion
dbo:successor
dbo:termPeriod
dbo:thumbnail
dbo:wikiPageExternalLink
dbo:wikiPageID
  • 410187 (xsd:integer)
dbo:wikiPageRevisionID
  • 733889028 (xsd:integer)
dbp:children
  • Jeramy Alice
dbp:congbio
  • s001144
dbp:fec
  • H8CT04057
dbp:govtrack
  • 400370 (xsd:integer)
dbp:ontheissuespath
  • House/Christopher_Shays.htm
dbp:opensecrets
  • N00000652
dbp:spouse
  • Betsi DeRaismes
dbp:state
dbp:title
  • Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • from Connecticut's 4th congressional district
dbp:wordnet_type
dbp:years
  • 1987 (xsd:integer)
dct:description
  • American politician (en)
dct:subject
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/hypernym
rdf:type
rdfs:comment
  • Christopher H. „Chris“ Shays (* 18. Oktober 1945 in Stamford, Connecticut) ist ein US-amerikanischer Politiker. Zwischen 1987 und 2009 vertrat er den Bundesstaat Connecticut im US-Repräsentantenhaus. (de)
  • Christopher Hunter "Chris" Shays (ur. 18 października 1945) – amerykański polityk, członek Partii Republikańskiej. Od 1987 do 2009 zasiadał w Izbie Reprezentantów. (pl)
  • 克里斯·謝斯(Chris Shays;1945年10月18日-)是美國的一位政治人物。在1987年至2009年,謝斯是康涅狄格州第4選舉區選出的美國眾議院議員。他的黨籍是共和黨。他是110屆國會中共和黨在新英格蘭地區的唯一一位眾議員。 (zh)
  • Christopher Hunter "Chris" Shays (born October 18, 1945) is an American politician. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives and represented the 4th District of Connecticut. He is a member of the Republican Party. Shays was the only Republican congressman from New England elected to the 110th United States Congress in the 2006 midterm elections. His loss to Jim Himes in the 2008 election made New England's House delegation entirely Democratic in the 111th Congress. He was the most senior member of the House of Representatives to be defeated in the 2008 election. (en)
rdfs:label
  • Chris Shays (en)
  • Christopher Shays (de)
  • Chris Shays (it)
  • Chris Shays (pl)
  • 克里斯·謝斯 (zh)
rdfs:seeAlso
owl:differentFrom
owl:sameAs
prov:wasDerivedFrom
foaf:depiction
foaf:gender
  • male (en)
foaf:givenName
  • Christopher (en)
foaf:homepage
foaf:isPrimaryTopicOf
foaf:name
  • Chris Shays (en)
is dbo:predecessor of
is dbo:successor of
is dbo:wikiPageDisambiguates of
is dbo:wikiPageRedirects of
is dbp:after of
is dbp:before of
is dbp:candidate of
is owl:differentFrom of
is foaf:primaryTopic of