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AP: Obama wins Connecticut for 7 electoral votes


President Barack Obama has won Connecticut's seven electoral votes, beating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in a state where registered Democrats heavily outnumber registered GOP voters. More>>

McMahon, Murphy make final pitch to Conn. voters


Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy are traveling throughout Connecticut, making their final pitch to voters in the closely contested U.S. Senate race. More>>

Merrill to tour polls in 3 Conn. communities


Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is touring polling places in Bridgeport, Trumbull and Greenwich that have been affected by Superstorm Sandy. More>>

McMahon tries to assure she'll protect benefits


Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon is trying to assure Connecticut seniors that she won't support any reductions in Social Security and Medicare benefits to current retirees and those soon to retire. More>>

Senate poll shows Murphy leading McMahon


Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy is holding a six percentage point lead over Republican Linda McMahon, according to a new Connecticut Senate race poll. More>>

Bill Clinton to campaign for Murphy in Waterbury


Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Waterbury this weekend to campaign on behalf of Chris Murphy, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate. More>>

NJ governor campaigns in Conn. for McMahon


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, appearing Monday with fellow Republican Linda McMahon in her campaign for U.S. Senate in Connecticut, slammed her opponent, Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, as so partisan "he might as well be Nancy Pelosi's butler." More>>

NJ governor to campaign in Conn. for McMahon


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is making stops in Connecticut to rally support for fellow Republican Linda McMahon in her campaign for U.S. Senate. More>>

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