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Campaign Notebook: Murphy Attacks McMahon, Defends Self

News and updates from the campaign trail in Connecticut.

Senate

On Sunday, Democratic candidate Chris Murphy attacked Republican candidate Linda McMahon while defending himself against Democratic rival Susan Bysiewicz, who accused him of accepting more campaign donations from Wall Street than any other Democratic candidate, reports the Norwich Bulletin

Murphy explained that people in different industries in Connecticut have contributed to his campaign. "Not all of us are Linda McMahon. Not all of us can make money off selling violence and making fun of the vulnerable to kids," the candidate said. "Some of us have to raise money from people in lots of industries."

Third District

Rosa DeLauro (D): DeLauro wrote a letter to The New York Times promoting her Healthy Families Act, which would allow workers to have up to seven paid sick days per year. 

Wayne Winsley (R): Winsley visited the Ansonia Senior Center on Friday, according to his Facebook page

Daria Novak August 14, 2012 at 02:44 AM
Tonight I attended the Madison Republican Town Committee meeting. It was good to see so many of our residents there and active, new people visiting our meeting, and candidates asking for support. This type of grassroots politics is exactly what will save America from tyrannical rule in the future. I encourage all Republicans to stop by an RTC meeting and to become involved.

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