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Merrill Ends Newsletter Amid Criticism

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said Tuesday she is ending a newsletter from her office that was sent out to many of her fellow Democrats, apologizing that the monthly email created an impression she’s using her position for political purposes.

10/15/2013

Chris Murphy and Susan Bysiewicz take part in a Democratic Senate debate at Central Connecticut State University. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Final Murphy-Bysiewicz Debate

Democratic Senate candidate Susan Bysiewicz stood by her claim that her rival, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, has accepted more contributions from Wall Street sources than other Democrats, prompting the congressman to accuse Bysiewicz of saying anything to get elected.

07/31/2012

Chris Murphy and Susan Bysiewicz take part in a Democratic Senate debate at Central Connecticut State University. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Bysiewicz Ad Targets Murphy’s Wall Street Funds

Former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz (BY’-suh-wits) is attacking her Democratic rival in the race for Connecticut’s open U.S. Senate over money his campaign has raised from Wall Street interests.

07/19/2012

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New Quinnipiac University Poll Shows Murphy-McMahon Match-Up

A poll shows the two endorsed candidates for U.S. Senate in Connecticut have wide leads over their primary challengers.

06/06/2012

Chris Murphy and Susan Bysiewicz take part in a Democratic Senate debate at Central Connecticut State University. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Dems Clash Over Character, Experience In Senate debate

U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy and former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz agreed Thursday on many of the same ideas for jumpstarting the nation’s flagging economy, but clashed over who is better qualified to be Connecticut’s next U.S. senator.

05/24/2012

Congressman Chris Murphy gains the endorsement of Governor Dannel Malloy. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Governor Endorses Murphy In Senate Race, Tong Departs

Democrat William Tong abandoned his bid for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, throwing his support behind one-time rival U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy. At the same press conference, Murphy also picked up the endorsement of Governor Dannel Malloy.

05/01/2012

With his family, William Tong announces he is leaving the Democratic US senate race. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

William Tong Leaving US Senate Race

Democrat William Tong is dropping out of the race for a U.S. Senate seat from Connecticut.

05/01/2012

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Democrats Vying For Senate Agree On Iran, Economy

Democrats competing to succeed the retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman agreed that that the U.S. should tighten sanctions against Iran and avoid war to force it to give up its ambitions for nuclear weapons.

04/09/2012

Democratic Senate Candidates Debate

4 Candidates question the inclusion of the 5th.

04/05/2012

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Committee Passes So-Called ‘Bysiewicz Bill’

A bill that would clarify the qualification requirements for an attorney general candidate in Connecticut has passed its first round of votes in the Legislature.

04/02/2012

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