Linda McMahon (R): The candidate’s camp blasted an editorial in the Norwich Bulletin that criticized McMahon for refusing to meet with any newspaper editorial boards. Campaign manager Corey Bliss wrote in a letter that she’s refusing to meet with the newspapers because, “she has chosen to run a grassroots campaign that involves taking her message directly to each and every voter.”
Chris Murphy (D): A story in the Hartford Courant reports on how Republicans and Democrats seeking the Senate are both criticizing Murphy in the election.
Jim Himes (D): There’s a social media movement to legalize online gambling in the United States. Himes commented on the proposed legislation on Twitter.
Wow. The #HR2366 twitter advocacy is hard core. Reminds me of the SOPA tsunami.
SOPA – the so-called Stop Online Piracy Act – was killed after massive opposition from constituents.
Steve Obsitnik (R): According to the campaign website, Obsitnik plans on meeting with the Greenwich Republican Town Committee on June 27 and the Easton Republican Town Committee on the following day.
ELSEWHERE IN CONNECTICUT:
Rosa DeLauro (D): DeLauro, along with colleages U.S. Rep Joe Courney and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, planned a press conference to "highlight the urgent need for Congressional action to prevent the interest rate on subsidized Stafford student loans from doubling on July 1."
Wayne Winsley (R): On Facebook, Winsley said he is meeting with the delegation from the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations in Hartford. The federation of unions is the largest in the United States.
There’s a poll asking fifth district voters their thoughts on the candidates, including Elizabeth Etsy, Dan Roberti, Chris Donovan, Lisa Wilson-Foley and Andrew Roraback. It’s uncertain who is behind the poll, reports the Register Citizen, and if the results will ever be released.