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In first TV ads, Chris Murphy walks the walk

WASHINGTON – Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy will launch his first television ads on Wednesday in one of the quietest Senate races in the nation this year. The ads don’t mention Murphy’s challenger, Republican businessman Matthew Corey, focusing instead on the senator’s annual walk across the state. Continue Reading →

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GOP primary rivals for U.S. Senate, Corey, Rapini, blast Murphy, not each other

Connecticut’s U.S. Senate race is a sleeper compared to the high-profile contest for governor or some of the other hot races this year. But, in a polite rivalry, Republicans Matthew Corey and Dominic Rapini are competing to see who can criticize Sen. Chris Murphy the most — and challenge him in November. Continue Reading →

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Murphy says he’s ahead in fundraising effort for Roy Moore’s rival

WASHINGTON — Sen. Chris Murphy began to try to raise money for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore’s Democratic opponent after Moore boasted last week that he had a fundraising windfall from the Washington Post story that said the former judge – as a young man in his 30s – pursued improper relationships with teenagers, including sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl. Continue Reading →

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Murphy campaign says it’s raised $3 million this year

WASHINGTON — Sen. Chris Murphy on Tuesday said his election campaign has raised $3 million in the first three months of this year, mostly from small donations. Murphy said he has received 66,039 donations averaging $42 per contribution this year, and ended the first quarter of the year with nearly $3.5 million in cash-on-hand. Continue Reading →

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Challenger Carter steadily attacks, but Blumenthal remains aloof

WASHINGTON — The campaign tactics of Sen. Richard Blumenthal and his Republican challenger, state Rep. Dan Carter, are as different as they can be in politics. Blumenthal has largely ignored his challenger, while Carter is waging a death-by-a-thousand-cuts campaign, launching a blizzard of attacks. Continue Reading →

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Blumenthal campaign targets potential rival Kudlow over actual candidate Wolf

WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal‘s campaign has more sharply set its sights on a Larry Kudlow, a Republican who isn’t in the Connecticut Senate race — at least not yet — instead of August Wolf, a Republican who has declared his candidacy. Continue Reading →

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