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Another day, another $1.25 million in “independent” expenditures floods Connecticut’s U.S. Senate race

Yesterday the total spent by independent groups, supposely not affiliated with Connecticut’s US Senate candidates, was $8.5 million, according to the Federal Election Commission. Today that total is

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

Murphy has $2.2 M on hand for the final phase of the U.S. Senate throwdown

Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy’s campaign reports today that the report they are filing with the Federal Election Committee today will say he raised about $3.03 million in the last quarter for the

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

Murphy, McMahon continue sparring on Social Security, Medicare, as Sunday morning debate gets closer

MERIDEN – Sensing an opening in his political street fight with Republican Linda McMahon, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy on Wednesday continued to punch away on earlier remarks she made to conservative Tea

Ten races where Mitt Romney could sink Republican candidates

Mitt Romney’s campaign woes have taken a toll on Republican candidates in Democratic-leaning or swing states. Polls show that some Republicans who had been running ahead of Democratic opponents have

Dems take aim at US Rep. Paul Ryan’s imminent Connecticut visit

The Democratic National Committee’s “Rapid Response Team” just sent an email to state reporters announcing a conference call this morning that will use US Rep. Paul Ryan’s imminent fundraising visit,

The ten most competitive Senate races of 2012 (Connecticut is #3)

Democrats are playing defense in the battle for control of the U.S. Senate. Twenty three of the 33 seats up for grabs in 2012 are currently held by Democrats. And Democratic retirements in Nebraska,