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4th CD debate canceled

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Republican Steve Obsitnik and Democrat Jim Himes bowed to Hurricane Sandy Sunday, announcing a few minutes ago that they had agreed to the cancellation of today’s League of Women-sponsored debate in Wilton. The pair have one more debate planned, at 10 am. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn, sponsored by the AARP. [Read More]
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The ten closest Senate races in the U.S.

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It’s a nail-biter. And we’re not just talking about the presidential race. Thirteen of the 33 Senate contests remain up for grabs with just a week left before the election. Here are the ten closest ones. [Read More]

Just in time for election, America’s top ad duo creates “slightly terrifying” new spot — about America’s future (VIDEO)

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The award-winning ad team that brought you “Got Milk?” and some of America’s most iconic ads have created a touching, memorable — and, yes, slightly terrifying — new spot that stars America’s children. Just in time for Election Day, it’s selling a striking message — about the country’s future. Jeff Goodby and Rich Silverstein, whose [...] [Read More]

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

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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 […] [Read More]

Lena Dunham is not the first one to compare voting to sex. Just ask Ronald Reagan

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“I know what it’s like to pull the Republican lever for the first time, because I used to be a Democrat myself, and I can tell you it only hurts for a minute and then it feels just great,” Reagan said in 1980. [Read More]

5 hits and 5 misses on the campaign trail, Oct. 22-26

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Did Romney do enough to avoid losing all of the gains he made when Obama slept through the first debate? Without a doubt. [Read More]

In new Obama ad, Lena Dunham compares voting to losing her virginity

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“Your first time shouldn’t be with just anybody,” says Dunham. “You wanna do it with a great guy … Someone who really cares about and understands women.” [Read More]
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CT GOP raises $ more YTD, Dems sit on more cash in final month

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Green is the dominant color, not blue or red, during the final throes of the campaign season in Connecticut. With the lion’s share of money flowing to federal candidates, both major state parties have been  relegated to fighting for the scraps. And here is the tale of the tape: Between their federal and state fundraising […] [Read More]
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