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U.S. Rep. Himes, challenger Obsitnik, stage their final tete-a-tete

Before about 100 people in Bridgeport’s Holiday Inn this morning, Republican challenger Steve Obsitnik of Westport and U.S. Rep. Jim Himes of Greenwich held the last of their 4th District debates.

Jonesing for a political debate? 4th District still has two left.

So maybe you were initially relieved when the high-stakes presidential debates were finished. Maybe you wondered what was the point of the name-calling and mud-slinging that passed for the U.S. Senate

TMI on the campaign trail for the 4th CD. Obsitnik’s afraid. Himes says GOP will hold U.S. House of Reps

At their separate-but-equal appearances this afternoon before the Stamford Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Rep. Jim Himes and Republican challenger Steve Obsitnik each had their Too Much Information

Quinnipiac Poll: daylight for Murphy in Senate race

The tie in the U.S. Senate race has finally broken, according to today’s Quinnipiac University Poll that finds U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy with a six-point lead over Linda McMahon, as women and older

4th Congressional District debate held at noontime in Norwalk. Watch it tonight

The Norwalk Inn was the site  this afternoon of the second of four scheduled debates between second-term Democratic US Rep. Jim Himes and Steve Obsitnik, his Republican challenger. The hour-long

Connecticut’s US Senate debate was brought to you by…. the combatant$

A quick check of the hard-to-navigate Federal Communications Commission website shows that the price of the 30 second spots during tonight’s mud-slinging exercise between Republican Linda McMahon and

A transcript of the post-debate spin at WFSB for Murphy, McMahon

The WFSB studio in Rocky Hill quickly made the transition Sunday afternoon from U.S. Senate debate wrestling ring to spin alley, as reporters descended first on Republican Linda McMahon and then U.S.

Live senate debate blog with Ned Lamont and Themis Klarides

Please join our two political experts, Democrat Ned Lamont and Republican state Rep. Themis Klarides, as they score the debate between Linda McMahon and Chris Murphy Sunday. Jump in the fray with your

Chris Murphy unveils new TV ad in campaign for U.S. Senate, charging that Linda McMahon is threat to middle class

Heading into Sunday’s big debate, US Rep. Chris Murphy launches a new ad today. Here’s the transcript: “I’m the son of a public school teacher. I was taught to work hard and play by the rules. But

Twitter, Facebook conversation about Obama’s debate more positive than elsewhere

Seems like the chatter on Twitter and Facebook about Wednesday’s debate was a lot different — as in positive towards President Obama — than it was in other parts of the media playpen. It was also more negative toward Mitt Romney, according to a study just released by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence […]