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Chris Christie  (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Christie: Murphy “Might As Well Be Nancy Pelosi’s Butler”

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, appearing with fellow Republican Linda McMahon in her campaign for U.S. Senate in Connecticut, slammed her opponent, Democratic Congressman Chris Murphy, as so partisan “he might as well be Nancy Pelosi’s butler.”

10/22/2012

(Ad, Linda McMahon for Senate 2012)

New McMahon Ads Seek To Appeal To Democrats

Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon is edging away from her party as voters in a new ad say they will cast their ballots for her and Democratic President Barack Obama.

10/22/2012

Susan Bysiewicz (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Bysiewicz Campaigns For Former Rival

_ Former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz is out campaigning for Connecticut Senate candidate and U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, months after losing to him in a sometimes contentious Democratic primary.

10/20/2012

Chris Murphy, Linda McMahon (Courtesy WTNH)

Noisy Crowd For Third Senate Debate

With three weeks to go before Election Day, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy tried to sum up his Republican Senate opponent Linda McMahon Monday as out-of-step with the values of Connecticut’s middle class when it comes to everything from abortion rights to the influence of corporations on elections.

10/16/2012

Senate Candidates Meet Again Tonight

Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic Congressman Chris Murphy are meeting in their third of four debates in Connecticut’s hotly contested U.S. Senate race.

10/15/2012

Senate candidates Linda McMahon and Chris Murphy. (Courtesy WFSB)

More Jobs Talk In Senate Race, One Day After Debate

Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy talk a lot about their plans to grow jobs as they campaign for Connecticut’s open U.S. Senate seat.

10/08/2012

Linda McMahon, Chris Murphy Senate debate on WFSB Television

McMahon, Murphy Square Off In First Debate

The rancor seen in the advertising for Connecticut’s close U.S. Senate race spilled over Sunday into the first debate of the campaign, with Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy accusing one another of deceit and avoiding the issues that matter to voters.

10/07/2012

Paul Ryan (R-WI) (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

State Parties Stake Positions As Ryan Visit Approaches

By SUSAN HAIGH,  Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Democrats on Friday used this weekend’s fundraising visit from Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan to fire shots at two top GOP candidates, accusing them […]

09/29/2012

Linda McMahon, 2010 (Getty Images) Chris Murphy, 2006 (Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

Senate Candidates Court Senior Votes

Amid debate over candidates’ bankruptcies and missed mortgage payments, the future of Social Security and Medicare has become a key topic in Connecticut’s close Senate race, and seniors are being seen as a crucial voting bloc.

09/27/2012

Congressman Chris Murphy at an appearance in New Britain. File photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Outside Support For Murphy Campaign Ramps Up

Organized labor, the national Democrats, abortion rights activists, environmentalists and a minor political party are among the groups ramping up support for Democratic Senate candidate Chris Murphy.

09/24/2012

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