Democrat from Delaware
Chris Coons is the junior U.S. senator from Delaware, having defeated Republican Christine O’Donnell for Vice President Biden’s old seat. He served formerly as the county executive of New Castle County, Delaware.
Recent statements involving Chris Coons
"We haven't yet taken out a negative ad."
"One man (New Castle, Del., County Executive, Chris Coons) thought property taxes should be hiked almost 50 percent."
Recent stories featuring Chris Coons
Most campaign ads this year pummeled viewers into submission -- or apathy. But a few didn't. Here are eight that changed the trajectory of their races.
Christine O'Donnell, the Republican nominee for a U.S. Senate seat from Delaware, pivoted from dispelling notions that she's a witch to taking on Democrat Chris Coons over taxes. But how accurate are her attacks?
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