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Campaign Notebook: Murphy, McMahon Seek Female Votes

News and updates from the campaign trail in Connecticut.

Senate

Women could be key to the Senate race this November. Both Linda McMahon and Chris Murphy are pulling out all the stops to win over women and make them wary of the other candidate, reports the Daily Caller.

McMahon recently organized a women’s rally featuring former Gov. M. Jodi Rell and other supports. Murphy has been airing an ad criticizing McMahon’s role in the WWE and painting McMahon as anti-abortion.

Polls show Murphy with a small lead with women, but the gap has reportedly closed from McMahon’s 15 point loss in that demographic from her 2010 bid.

Fifth District

Elizabeth Esty (D): A ten-year-old video surfaced of Esty telling residents of Cheshire that they can move if they have no kids in the school system and don’t agree with the tax ramifications of a revaluation.

According to the Register Citizen, Esty said she later fought to get tax credits for the town seniors.

Andrew Roraback (R) said he’s going to fight back against attacks from the Esty campaign and her supports, reports the CT Mirror.

"I have to stand up for my reputation, and I have to stand up for the truth," Roraback reportedly said.

ConcernedResident September 30, 2012 at 03:50 PM
Don't be fooled by the deceptive Linda McMahon. This further proves she lives way above us average and hardworking folks. While she may have lived at one time by average means she lives at the top now. Please dont get me wrong she has every right. But she is dishonest by trying to persuade folks that she is anything less than a self serving individual. http://www.courant.com/features/too-shea/hc-shea-political-humor-0930-20120930,0,439038.column

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