Campaign Notebook: Bysiewicz Attacks Murphy in TV Ads

News and updates from the campaign trail in Connecticut.


Linda McMahon (R): The Connecticut Democratic Party launched a website request McMahon release her tax returns, reports the New Haven Register. They say it has been 88 days since she has agreed to make them public. 

Susan Bysiewicz (D): Bysiewicz attacks Democratic rival Chris Murphy in her new television advertisement, reports the Norwich Bulletin. They highlight Murphy's contributions from Wall Street and hedge funds. 

Third District

Rosa DeLauro (D) isn’t just facing off against Republicans this year. Democrats are having a friendly social media contest to see who can get the most followers on Twitter and likes on Facebook.

Wayne Winsley (R) shared this message on Facebook: “Heard in the street today ‘I'm moving to NC. I won't miss CT or the high taxes.’”

Fourth District

Jim Himes (D): Himes tweeted about his meeting with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke: 

Never seen FedReserv sign guy indoors before. He was watching‪#bernanke like a hawk. Told me hearing was "insipid".pic.twitter.com/ck8Jr9x1

Steve Obsitnik (R) is rounding up volunteers for a canvassing and BBQ event on Saturday throughout the Fourth District. The details can be found on his Facebook page.

Fifth District

Chris Donovan (D): The Register Citizen reports that the 11 alleged people who signed conduit checks to Donovan's campaign have connections to the Greater Waterbury area. Some also have personal or work connections to each other. Donovan's former finance manager Robert Braddock Jr. is still the only person who has been arrested.

Andrew Roraback (R): Republican candidates claim that Roraback, although he is the party's endorsed candidate, is not fiscally conservative enough, reports the Hartford Courant


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