Wilson-Foley joins race for Congress


Entrepreneur Lisa Wilson-Foley has announced her candidacy for Congress in Connecticut’s 5th District.

Democrat Chris Murphy of Cheshire has held the seat since 2007. He has announced his intention to run for Joseph Lieberman’s seat in the U.S. Senate.

Wilson-Foley ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor in 2010. She lives in Simsbury with her husband, Brian, and their children.

Other Republicans who have announced for the seat are Justin Bernier of Plainville and Mark Greenberg of Litchfield.

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