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Andrew W Roraback

Esty Wins, Roraback Concedes After Tight Race For 5th Congressional District

Democrat Elizabeth Esty won a nail-biter election in the 5th Congressional District as Republican Andrew Roraback conceded late Tuesday night after Democratic votes from the cities provided the margin of victory. Esty said that super PACs had spent millions of dollars against her in an expensive, high-stakes battle that was marked by a barrage of negative television commercials that battered both candidates. But she said that she, like U.S. Senate candidate Chris Murphy, had overcome the money that was spent against her. "We proved in the House and we proved in the Senate that Connecticut cannot be bought,'' Esty said. "Being on the receiving end of the super PACs makes...