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Campaign Notebook: McMahon, Murphy Debate About Debates

News and updates from the campaign trail in Connecticut.

Senate

Democrat Chris Murphy has proposed a debate against Republican opponent Linda McMahon about jobs. Job creation was a central point on McMahon's campaign, and she agreed to participate on Oct. 3 at the Garde Arts Center in New London. Both campaigns have fired off statements criticizing each other about the planning of proposed debates. 

Fourth District

Jim Himes (D): Himes visited Greenwich's Nathaniel Witherell nursing home, reports the Stamford Advocate. "Rule No. 3 in politics is never interrupt bingo under any circumstances," he said. 

Steve Obsitnik (R): Obsitnik will be a featured speaker at "The Rally for Republican Unity" on August 18th, . 

Carol August 18, 2012 at 03:51 PM
This Saturday in Monroe CT there is a Huge GOP Rally being hosted by an ardent supporter of the anti-gay marriage Chick-Fil-A Corporation. Mitch Beck a Monroe Republican has purchased 100 Chick-Fili-A sandwiches which he originally intended to sell at the GOP Rally but amidst most push back from a number of equal rights activists he has decided instead to give the sandwiches away, keeping only 10 for himself and perhaps to share with a few selected haters. This GOP Rally is expecting over 500 people, attendees will include more than 30 republican candidates and elected officials. Some of the players are keynote speaker State Senate Minority Leader John McKinney. Steve Obsitnik, a Republican challenging in the 4th Congressional District race, 3rd District candidate Wayne Winsley, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, GOP Sate Assistant Minority Leader Rep. GOP Sate Toni Boucher, and State Rep. Gail Lavielle. The event is free and open to the public. Here are links to the full story with comments: http://monroe.patch.com/articles/republicans-plan-to-unite-after-the-primaries http://monroe.patch.com/articles/bring-on-the-republican-unity-hold-the-chick-fil-a Come to Monroe this Saturday and join-in the hate rally. There will be lots of hate to go around for everyone!

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