Richter expects to make decision over next few weeks
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- U.S. Rep. Chris Shays was one of the few moderate Republicans to survive a body blow by Democrats in November, but he may soon face a check from retired New York Rangers goalie Mike Richter.
Richter, a 40-year-old Democrat who lives in Guilford, said he expects to make a decision in the next few weeks about whether to run for the Fairfield County seat in 2008.
"I've considered entering public office in some form for a long time," Richter told The Associated Press. ...
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