Campaign Notebook: 'Left and Right' Attack Murphy

Daily news and updates on the political races throughout Connecticut.


Linda McMahon (R): The candidate’s camp blasted an editorial in the Norwich Bulletin that criticized McMahon for refusing to meet with any newspaper editorial boards. Campaign manager Corey Bliss wrote in a letter that she’s refusing to meet with the newspapers because, “ she has chosen to run a grassroots campaign that involves taking her message directly to each and every voter.”

Chris Murphy (D): A story in the Hartford Courant reports on how Republicans and Democrats seeking the Senate are both criticizing Murphy in the election.

Fourth District

Jim Himes (D): There’s a social media movement to legalize online gambling in the United States. Himes commented on the proposed legislation on Twitter.

Wow. The #HR2366 twitter advocacy is hard core. Reminds me of the SOPA tsunami.

SOPA – the so-called Stop Online Piracy Act – was killed after massive opposition from constituents.

Steve Obsitnik (R): According to the campaign website, Obsitnik plans on meeting with the Greenwich Republican Town Committee on June 27 and the Easton Republican Town Committee on the following day.

Editor’s Note: 4th Congressional District towns include Bridgeport, Darien, Easton, Fairfield, Greenwich, Monroe, New Canaan, Norwalk, Oxford, Redding, Ridgefield, Shelton (part), Stamford, Trumbull, Weston, Westport and Wilton.


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