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Blumenthal campaign & planned parenthood ISO degrading WWE pics of women

An internal email from Richard Blumenthal’s U.S. Senate campaign raises questions about how closely it’s coordinating campaign activities with an outside group, in this case the abortion-rights group Planned Parenthood. Politico has the story and the email, in which a Blumenthal campaign aide seeks “mysoginistic” World Wrestling Entertainment photos of women for Planned Parenthood to […]

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McMahon gets $5,000 worth of yard signs; Blumenthal gets $500,000 worth of TV Ad time

When a national Tea Party group, FreedomWorks Inc., endorsed Republican Linda McMahon last month, it was unclear just what the organization could offer McMahon’s $40 million self-funded campaign for the U.S. Senate. Now, new campaign finance filings show what the group’s backing can bring; FreedomWorks purchased $5,358.50 worth of yard signs for McMahon this week. Meanwhile, McMahon’s opponent, Democrat […]

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Murphy and Caligiuri pledge to preserve senior benefits

CHESHIRE–Chris Murphy and Sam Caligiuri both told seniors Friday they want to preserve benefits promised to the elderly while cutting health care costs, but the two 5th District Congressional candidates had different approaches to the job. Caligiuri, the Republican nominee and a state senator from Waterbury, told the audience at Elim Park assisted living that […]

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Candidates say the state can provide better mental health services at less cost

MIDDLETOWN–The state can save money and deliver improved mental health services by redesigning the system of diagnosing needs and providing care, the three gubernatorial candidates told the audience at a mental health forum Friday night. Although the discussion turned to mental health generally, much of the focus was on children. Advocates started the session by […]