The candidates in the state’s most closely watched congressional race clashed over expiring tax cuts and an oil pipeline in their first debate.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state labor leaders are publicly throwing their support to 5th Congressional District Democratic candidate Elizabeth Esty.
Federal investigations are casting shadows over two candidates’ campaigns in the closely watched 5th Congressional District, an unusual development for a single race in a state dubbed “Corrupticut” after an earlier outbreak of scandals.
In a wiretapped conversation, an unnamed conspirator said “Last time one of these [expletive] drug addicts bounced a check, even though we put the [expletive] money right in their hand.”