Linda McMahon

Chris Murphy Easily Wins Re-Election To Second Term In U.S. Senate

Chris Murphy Easily Wins Re-Election To Second Term In U.S. Senate

In a contest far sleepier than the bitter election battle that catapulted Democrat Chris Murphy to the U.S. Senate in 2012, Murphy easily fended off Republican rival Matthew Corey on Tuesday to win a second term.

The Associated Press called the race immediately after polls closed at 8 p.m.

“I want to thank the voters of Connecticut for giving me the shot to be this state’s voice in the United States Senate for another six years,” Murphy said Tuesday. “Connecticut is worth fighting for, and that’s why I asked for this job.”

The senator, a consistent and vocal critic of President Donald Trump, called Election Day “a moral...

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