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Campaign Notebook: The Day Endorses Murphy

News and updates from the campaign trail in Connecticut.

Senate

Chris Murphy (D): The Day endorsed Congressman Murphy in the Democratic primary because "Mr. Murphy is the better politician. He is more affable, able to make his point in a debate or discussion without coming across as strident, quick to introduce personal anecdotes to make confusing, multifarious policy more understandable. These skills count in an election." 

Linda McMahon (R) released a new ad attacking Republican rival Christopher Shays, reports the Norwalk Citizen. It says Shays is a "career politician" and promotes herself as a job creator.

Fourth District

The Connecticut Mirror reports that the race between Steve Obsitnik (R) and Representative Jim Himes (D) is "becoming increasingly heated." Many attacks have stemmed from the candidates' attempts to win over independents.

Amo Probus August 07, 2012 at 07:57 PM
SO will gain the support of independents as soon as he agrees to the "No new taxes" pledge otherwise he is simply 'just another unreliable pol.'

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