Rep. Chris Murphy

Sen. Joseph Lieberman speaks after receiving an award from Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano in Washington - Dec. 19, 2012 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Lieberman Laments Partisan Gridlock As Senate Career Wraps Up

On January 3, the 113th Congress will convene and it will be the first time since 1989 that Joseph Lieberman won’t be representing Connecticut in the U.S. Senate.

12/27/2012

A sign for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is seen on a telephone pole in the business area of Newtown, Connecticut, on December 15, 2012.  (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Renew Call To Restore Federal Assault Weapons Ban Following Newtown School Massacre

While Mayor Bloomberg said it is right for President Obama to console the grieving in Newtown, on the assault weapons ban he says it’s time for the president to stand up and lead.

12/16/2012

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 (credit: Murphy Campaign, McMahon Campaign)

Conn. Sec’y Of The State Concerned About Turnout As McMahon Faces Murphy

Nearly 2.1 million people are registered to vote, with more than 100,000 citizens becoming new voters since early September.

11/06/2012

Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon (credits: Friends of Chris Murphy, Linda McMahon for Senate 2012)

Bad News For McMahon As Murphy Leads In New Senate Poll

After running neck and neck with his rival for most of the race, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Connecticut has pulled ahead.

10/24/2012

Gov. Chris Christie campaigns with Connecticut Senate candidate Linda McMahon Oct. 22, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Campaigns With Linda McMahon In Close Connecticut Senate Race

The Stamford rally was Christie’s first of three campaign appearances with McMahon, who is in a battle with Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy for the Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Joe Lieberman.

10/22/2012

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

Another Poll Shows Murphy With Slim Lead Over McMahon In Senate Race

The latest UConn/Hartford Courant poll shows Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Chris Murphy leading Republican Linda McMahon by six points, 44-38.

10/18/2012

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

Murphy Has Slim Lead Over McMahon In Latest Senate Poll

At 46 to 44 percent, Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy has a razor thin edge over Republican Linda McMahon in the latest Siena Research Institute Poll.

10/17/2012

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

Cheers, Boos Interrupt Conn. Senate Debate Between Murphy, McMahon

Members of the crowd repeatedly hurled boos and erupted in cheers, as well as shouting and applause, during the third Connecticut U.S. Senate debate between Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy and Republican businesswoman Linda McMahon.

CBS New York–10/15/2012

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

Expert: McMahon, Murphy’s Plans For Jobs In Connecticut Aren’t Original

Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy have been touting their dueling plans to increase jobs in the race for Senate in Connecticut. But many of their ideas have been floated by others during the campaign season this year.

CBS New York–10/08/2012

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

Eye On Politics: Interviews With Connecticut U.S. Senate Candidates

Election Day is Tuesday, November 6 and if you live in Connecticut, you have to pick a new U.S. Senator.

10/08/2012

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

Connecticut Senate Candidates Face Off In First Debate

The hour-long debate, which aired on the public affairs program “Face The State,” featured some sparring over the top issue in the race, the economy.

10/07/2012

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

Poll: Connecticut U.S. Senate Race A Dead Heat

A new poll in the race for U.S. Senate in Connecticut shows Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon at 47 and 48 percent respectively.

10/04/2012

Linda McMahon (file / credit: Linda McMahon For Senate 2012)

Linda McMahon To Repay Creditors In 1976 Bankruptcy

McMahon, a Republican, has used the narrative of rising out of bankruptcy to become the successful CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment as a part of her campaign.

09/21/2012

Rep. Chris Murphy in Wallingford - Aug 15, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880) and Linda McMahon (file / credit: Linda McMahon for Senate 2012)

Murphy, McMahon Hit Campaign Trail After Wins In Conn. U.S. Senate Primary

It’s now a race to November for Connecticut’s U.S. Senate candidates.

08/15/2012

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