New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came to Connecticut to stump for Linda McMahon on Monday. The governor, a rising star in the Republican Party, planned to partake in rallies in Stamford, Waterbury and Glastonbury.
Chris Murphy’s camp criticized the two Republicans in a statement.
“Chris Christie and Mitt Romney’s tax cuts for millionaires and tax hikes for the middle class have failed time and again, but Linda McMahon wants to give them another try in Connecticut,” said campaign spokesman Ben Marter.
Steve Obsitnik found the federal government’s stimulus plan to be an ineffective use of taxpayer money. Jim Himes charged that Obsitnik’s company benefited from the spending. The News Times details the spat between the two candidates, which also focuses on a bankrupt yacht builder in Bridgeport that received stimulus funds.