A U.S. senator from Connecticut has sent a letter to media mogul Rupert Murdoch asking that Fox network not broadcast Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race sponsored by the National Rifle Association.
County results and exit polling showed Murphy with 65 percent of the vote, compared with 34 percent for McMahon.
Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy were both looking to female voters as key to winning the open seat, in the midst of the final weeks of the heated race.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is planning to jump into Connecticut politics, appearing Monday at three rallies for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon.
Two Democrats and two Republicans will compete in next Tuesday’s Connecticut primaries, in the hopes of securing their respective party’s nomination for the chance to fill the Senate seat of Joe Lieberman (D), who is retiring.
In our first debate, WCBS 800 afternoon anchorman Steve Scott asks what actions the candidates propose the federal government should take to help Connecticut residents keep their homes.
Democratic Congressman Chris Murphy says he will unveil how Republicans’ proposed cuts to the national budget would affect Connecticut communities.
Lieberman said Wednesday that he won’t seek a fifth term.