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Long-shot candidates hope voter discontent gives them a boost

Bill Clyde, a Green Party candidate for congress, is relying on social media like this (and little money) to propel his campaign.

A Green Party candidate, Bll Clyde is one of several minor party and unaffiliated candidates who will be competing for a congressional seat in Connecticut this year. Like Clyde, they may have a liberal bent. Or they may be conservative or libertarian. But they all have one thing in common – contempt for the way the major parties are running things. Continue Reading →

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Hopkins-Cavanagh takes on Courtney in a long-shot bid

Hopkins-Cavanagh confronting Joe Courtney cropped

Like many challengers, Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh is short on campaign cash and name recognition and long on ideas, enthusiasm and disgust with the way things are run in Washington D.C.

“I’ve got quite a mountain to climb,” said Hopkins-Cavanagh, a Republican, of her bid to win the 2nd District seat in Congress. Continue Reading →

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