The Connecticut Mirror
Instead of reporting the news, former TV news anchor Janet Peckinpaugh said she hopes to make news this November by challenging U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District.
Peckinpaugh said after spending 30 years as a TV journalist for local news stations she decided to enter the fray on the other side of the cameras as a newly enrolled Republican who is seeking office for the first time.
“I want to send someone to Washington who is like a journalist, who can go to Washington and who can listen to what the people want,” she said Tuesday at the State Capitol, one of several stops announcing her candidacy. More…