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U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) speaks next to a display of assault weapons during a news conference on January 24, 2013. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senator From Conn. Requests That Fox Not Broadcast NASCAR Race Sponsored By NRA

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.

04/12/2013

Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon (credit: Murphy Campaign, McMahon Campaign)

CBS: Murphy Defeats McMahon In Testy Race For U.S. Senate In Connecticut

County results and exit polling showed Murphy with 65 percent of the vote, compared with 34 percent for McMahon.

11/06/2012

Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon (file / credits: Chris Murphy for Senate, Linda McMahon for Senate 2012)

McMahon, Murphy Seek Support From Women Voters In Conn. Senate Race

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.

CBS New York–10/23/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie Set To Appear At 3 Rallies With Conn. Candidate McMahon

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.

CBS New York–10/21/2012

Republicans Chris Shays and Linda McMahon (Credit:  Alex Wong/Newsmakers and Abigail Pheiffer-Pool/Getty Images)

Connecticut U.S. Senate Focus: The Republicans

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.

08/10/2012

Digital Debate

CT Senate Digital Debate: Chris Murphy v. Susan Bysiecwicz

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.

07/18/2012

Rep. Chris Murphy is seen in his official headshot - File / Photo: Office of Chris Murphy

Murphy To Unveil Effects Of GOP Cuts On Conn.

Democratic Congressman Chris Murphy says he will unveil how Republicans’ proposed cuts to the national budget would affect Connecticut communities.

02/12/2011

Rep. Chris Murphy is seen in his official headshot - File / Photo: Office of Chris Murphy

Chris Murphy Wants Joe Lieberman’s Senate Seat

Lieberman said Wednesday that he won’t seek a fifth term.

01/20/2011