A new ad from the Linda McMahon campaign features supporterss of Barack Obama who also plan to vote for McMahon. Democrats – and some Republicans – are questioning the ad, which says McMahon would work with Obama if elected.
Chris Murphy told the Associated Press that the claim McMahon would work with Obama is a "lie.”
The Hartford Courant reports that the ad had a backlash on Facebook and Twitter from angry McMahon supporters.
Elizabeth Esty (D): Campaign finance manager director Brian Weeks told supporters in an email about the endorsement Esty received from the New York Times.
“And it’s not just the newspapers that are learning about Elizabeth’s fortitude,” he wrote. “More and more, folks across the 5th District are getting to know that Elizabeth is just the kind of principled, commonsense leader we need to send to Washington.”
Andrew Roraback (R) released his latest television ad. Titled “Blatant Lies,” the ad accuses Esty of “blatant smears” and “false attacks.”
Rosa DeLauro (D): Former presidential candidate George McGovern died on Sunday, and DeLauro cited the anti-war candidate as an inspiration, according to the Associated Press. DeLauro volunteered for one of McGovern’s three presidential campaigns.
Wayne Winsley (R) and volunteers planned to spend Tuesday evening at campaign headquarters in Stratford, according to his Facebook page. “Phone Banking, Sign Making, Brainstorming and more!” he said.
Jim Himes and Steve Obsitnik are scheduled to debate on Sun, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. at . Several chapters of the League of Women Voters in Fairfield County are co-sponsoring the debate.
Incumbent Joe Courtney (D) and challenger Paul Formica (R) gathered for a debate at Eastern Connecticut State University on Monday, and this time a pair of third party candidates were involved. According to The Norwich Bulletin, Courtney, Formica, Green Party candidate Colin Bennett and Libertarian Party candidate Dan Reale debated for 90 minutes in front of a crowd of roughly 250 at the university.