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Shelton’s McGorty defeats Stratford’s Vickerelli in 122nd

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Ben McGorty of Shelton has bested challenger Michael C. Vickerelli of Stratford in the Republican primary for 122nd district senate seat. McGorty, 50, won 713 to 441. “I was pleasantly surprised with the results,” he said. “We had no idea how this would turn out.” Meanwhile, Vickerelli, 66, said the defeat hasn’t soured him on […] [Read More]

Cornyn blames GOP Senate losses on polling, primary wins of weak candidates

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Despite leading the GOP to a net loss of two seats in last week’s election, National Republican Senatorial Committee Chair John Cornyn earned himself a promotion and is poised to take on the roll of minority whip in the upcoming Congress. In a frank interview with POLITICO, Cornyn ascribed part of the blame to himself [...] [Read More]