Republican Mark Greenberg surprised U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, at their final debate Tuesday by declaring himself open to a higher Social Security tax, despite attacking her in a new TV commercial for taking the same position.
WASHINGTON – Ebola has made a grim, unexpected appearance in the political arena and helped broaden the gulf between Democrats and Republicans running for Congress in Connecticut.
The campaign of Republican candidate Mark Greenberg is hitting his rival, Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, on the issue of taxes.
WASHINGTON – Reps. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, and Jim Himes, D-4th District, have made the care of veterans a focus of their reelection campaigns, following a national trend that put the nation’s veterans near the top of the list of political issues this year.
Washington – Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, has raised more campaign money than any member of Connecticut’s congressional delegation, an analysis of the latest reports filed with the Federal Elections Commission show.
Esty raised a little more than $2.5 million as of Sept. 30. Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, raised a little less than $2.5 million.
WASHINGTON — Republican Mark Greenberg loaned his campaign another $592,500 during the summer, making his personal investment in his effort to unseat Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, more than $1.1 million, according to the latest filings with the Federal Elections Commission.
Washington – A Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee official said the organization has pulled $300,000 worth of television ads intended to help Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, in her race against Republican businessman Mark Greenberg.
DANBURY — Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District candidates Elizabeth Esty and Mark Greenberg clashed on personal ethics, foreign affairs, energy policy and gun control Thursday during their first public forum.
While Connecticut has helped make guns a national issue, there’s been only a little talk of them in the state’s congressional elections so far. They’ve created some stir in the race for governor, however.
The heat was turned up in the 5th District race Wednesday as Republican Mark Greenberg, who is trying to unseat Democratic Rep. Elizabeth Esty, released a new ad that takes aim at attacks on Greenberg’s position on Social Security. Greenberg’s new ad, called “Barking Again,” shows a pup barking at a television ad.
The campaign of Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, said Republican challenger Mark Greenberg had pulled out of two of four proposed debates, but the Greenberg campaign said the debates were never scheduled.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, who has been challenged by Republican businessman Mark Greenberg, will campaign in Meriden Thursday with Rep. Loretta Sanchez, a California lawmaker who is considered a moderate Democrat.
In 2012, President Obama was at the top of the ticket, drawing minorities to the polls in Connecticut and across the nation. But he’s not on the ballot in this midterm election and that is expected to change the political calculus on how minority votes will affect some Connecticut congressional races.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, and her Republican challenger, Mark Greenberg, avoided bashing each other in new TV campaign ads Friday, but Esty used a press conference to start another round in a heated exchange over a campaign e-mail dealing with ISIS and the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff by Islamic militants.
Washington – Rep. Elizabeth Esty and her Republican challenger, Litchfield businessman Mark Greenberg, will face off for the first time in a debate format next month.