Chris Coons's file


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.

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Campaign ads that mattered

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Christine O'Donnell's spooky new "TaxMan" ad

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?