Another day, another $177,000 from “independents” for Murphy

Today’s filings of independent expenditures at the Federal Election Commission shows US Rep. Chris Murphy with an additional $176,000-plus in his efforts to defeat Republican Linda McMahon for the U.S. Senate race.  It brings his total to about $7.2 million, compared to McMahon’s $720,499. Today’s filing are led by a timeshare industry group called ARDA-Resort Owner’s Coalition, with $125,868 reported for radio ads supporting Murphy. Planned Parenthood Votes reported contributing $25,591 for “persuasion calls” for Murphy, plus an equal amount for calls against McMahon.