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The stealth candidate stays unobtrusive

COVENTRY – While his rivals were blitzing the state, making campaign stops from Coventry to Norwalk, Rob Simmons began the last weekend before the Republican Senate primary here, talking about spies. After delivering introductory remarks for the Nathan Hale Symposium, Simmons spent two hours listening to the remarks of three other panelists, and offered a […]

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Simmons launches last ad of his primary campaign

GLASTONBURY–Rob Simmons Friday launched the second and last television ad of his recently revived campaign for the GOP U.S. Senate nomination, a 30-second spot extolling public service and including an implicit jab at his principal opponent, Linda McMahon. Simmons had stopped campaigning and dismissed his staff in May after losing the Republican endorsement to McMahon. […]

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The Connecticut lobsterman’s lament

GROTON — At Grossman’s Seafood Market, they were selling a tale of tough times for Connecticut’s dwindling lobster fishery, which is facing a five-year moratorium by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, hosted an informational meeting Thursday that drew two lobstermen and seven news organizations on a sweltering summer day. […]