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Campaign Notebook: Laura Ingraham Endorses Wayne Winsley

News and updates from the campaign trail in Connecticut.

Third District

Rosa DeLauro (D): The news of unsafe peanut butter being recalled in Connecticut and elsewhere is, according to DeLauro, a reason for the government to ensure health safety. According to her Twitter account:

Peanut butter #recall shows we have to improve #foodsafety. Have to ensure the CDC, FDA, and state and local agencies have $

More great work by @USDA's MDP, helping keep people safe from foodborne illness. Every1 stay safe! #recalls http://1.usa.gov/QfgIaT 

Wayne Winsley (R) shared a blog post from radio personality Laura Ingraham that offered her support of Winsley.

She wrote, “Winsley is not a career politician. He is a citizen with courage and determination who is stepping forward to do what must be done to get his state and country moving in the right direction again.”

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.

Fourth District

The Connecticut Post followed U.S. Rep. Jim Himes and Republican challenger Steve Obsitnik through Fairfield County and noted the similarities – and differences – between the candidates.

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.

MAC September 28, 2012 at 05:11 PM
69 yr. old Rosa needs to be RETIRED! I think she is afraid to debate Wayne Winsley, because he is such an energetic, smart and articulate, and winsome, candidate. Winsley is a patriot (Navy vet) who is extremely intelligent, totally Principled and a man of INTEGRITY! Whereas DeLauro has been skating along in her 22 yrs in congress--a job she was practically anointed to because of her family name and work as a Dodd staffer--accomplishing virtually nothing except being personally enriched! As a reliable vote for all the BORROW and SPEND, more and more government--taking higher and higher TAXES and regulating evermore aspects of our daily lives--she is in my view one of the worst "career politician" partisan hacks!! That's not even to mention the fact that DeLauro's BFF is Communist party leader Joelle Fishman. DeLauro will melt into a corner if she ever debates this superb candidate for congress. Please spread the word about Wayne, and help elect him with contributions, and volunteer your time if you have any concern for our nation's and your posterity's FUTURES!! You don't have to live in the 3rd CD to contribute and/or volunteer. Friends and patriots from out of state can even donate to his campaign. See opportunities to meet Wayne, with events this weekend shown below. http://winsleyforcongress.org/ Wayne is also on FB: http://www.facebook.com/Winsley.for.Congress
Committee to Elect. October 04, 2012 at 04:54 AM
Unaffiliated Pro-Life Candidate John Pistone for U.S.Congress. Connecticut 5th District. People over Politics. http://www.pistoneforcongress.org/index.html
Christopher Schaefer November 05, 2012 at 12:36 PM
Wayne Winsley’s opponent: http://RosaDeLauroExposed.wordpress.com/

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