Challenging the incumbent: Republican Clay Cope takes on Rep. Elizabeth Esty

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HARTFORD -  Last week, The Real Story sat down with U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-Connecticut, to discuss her renewed efforts to pass gun control measures, trips to Hawaii to review US Navy exercises, and Afghanistan to receive an update on the fight against the Taliban, and a challenge for reelection by Republican Clay Cope.

Now, Al Terzi is sitting down with the incumbent's opponent, Republican Clay Cope. The fight is for Connecticut's 5th District, which represents the western part of the state.

The district includes Newtown, where the Sandy Hook tragedy occurred, and Esty's calls for gun control are being heard. But Cope, who is the first selectman in the town of Sherman, has his own views, and he's ready to share them.