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Chris Murphy

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  • 8/31/2012-Chris Murphy Says

    8/31/2012-Chris Murphy Says
    I've heard some Republicans whining about my cartoons, that they're particularly cruel to the GOP. All I can say is thank you for noticing. I assume they're moaning about my treatment of Republicans in the Presidential campaign. I treat the Democrats in...
  • 9/7/2012-Chris Murphy's Going Nowhere

    9/7/2012-Chris Murphy's Going Nowhere
    Chris Murphy's campaign for United States Senator reminds me of the Barbara Kennelly gubernatorial campaign back in the last century. Kennelly, the daughter of the late powerful Connecticut Democratic political boss John Bailey, served from 1982 until...
  • Claim Check: Linda McMahon On Middle-Class Taxes And Job Creation

    If there is one topic on which the candidates for U.S. Senate in Connecticut have most consistently confused voters, it is the issue of federal income taxes. And Republican Linda McMahon continues that trend with a television ad revisiting familiar ground...
  • McMahon, Murphy Differ Sharply During First Senate Debate

    McMahon, Murphy Differ Sharply During First Senate Debate
    ROCKY HILL — In a campaign that's been heavy on personal attacks and light on substance, the candidates for U.S. Senate got serious Sunday morning, tackling important issues such as federal spending, tax policy and Medicare. But the first debate...
  • McMahon Switch On Marriage Act: 'Evolving' Stance Draws Fire From The Right

    McMahon Switch On Marriage Act: 'Evolving' Stance Draws Fire From The Right
    Linda McMahon last month won the backing of a prominent social conservative because the Republican U.S. Senate candidate "stuck to her guns" in support for the federal Defense of Marriage Act. But after Sunday's debate, when McMahon reversed her position...
  • Debates Might Make All The Difference

    Whether debates influence elections is being hotly, well, debated. This year, they well may. A lackluster job by President Barack Obama in the Oct. 3 debate gave Republican Mitt Romney his first polling lead in a year — four points in the Pew...
  • In U.S. Senate Race, McMahon And Murphy Sticking To Prepared Scripts

    On the campaign trail today, prepared statements have replaced free-wheeling press conferences, attack ads dominate and reporters are kept at a distance. These highly scripted campaigns have more in common with reality TV than with politics of the past,...
  • 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...
  • Claim Check: Pre-Election Roundup of Ads in Connecticut's Senate Race

    During the budget battles in Washington in the spring of 2011, a liberal group produced an ad featuring an elderly woman in a wheelchair being pushed through a park by a man in a suit and tie, while America the Beautiful plays in the background and...
  • Theft of veterans' plaques (sad but true) could be federal crime

     
    Veterans memorials: Responding to a rash of thefts of plaques from veterans memorials, Congressman Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) has introduced legislation to make the theft a federal crime....
  • All-Seminole Athletic Conference boys soccer team released

     
    Lyman and Seminole each placed three players on the first team of the All-Seminole Athletic Conference boys soccer team, which was voted on by coaches Monday night. Chase Taylor, Chris Henderson and Ian Svantesson were selected for the Greyhounds, who...