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Campaign Notebook: Murphy Defends Against McMahon Ad

News and updates from the campaign trail in Connecticut.

Senate

Democratic candidate Chris Murphy released a defense against Republican opponent Linda McMahon's current ad. Her ad accuses Murphy of being too absent in Congress during the 2008 financial crisis.

Fourth District

Jim Himes (D): Along with Senator Richard Blumenthal, Himes advocated for President Obama's 'Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals' initiative on Wednesday, reports Danbury News-Times. The two joined others in support of the immigration program at Neighbors Link.  

Steve Obsitnik (R): CBS New York reports Obsitnik's response to presidential candidate Mitt Romney's newly announced running mate Paul Ryan. Obsitnik expressed fears that the troubled economy and other important issues will be overlooked and not be the focus of the election.

Peter Wrampe August 20, 2012 at 12:29 PM
With Murphy's record of a 20% attendance, CT would not have a voice in the Senate. We do not need someone there to make a cameo appearance to vote along party lines. We need someone there when the issues are being discussed and debated. Voting on legislation that has not been understood nor studied with the time it deserves is not in our interest.
Peter Wrampe August 20, 2012 at 12:30 PM
This section should be expanded to include the CT races.

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