Two Senate hopefuls hit the campaign trail in southwestern Connecticut

Two candidates in the state's closely watched Senate race hit the campaign trail Friday in southwestern Connecticut. Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT) was in Milford visiting several local businesses and a

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Oct 6, 2006, 10:49 PM

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Two Senate hopefuls hit the campaign trail in southwestern Connecticut
Two candidates in the state's closely watched Senate race hit the campaign trail Friday in southwestern Connecticut. Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT) was in Milford visiting several local businesses and a day care center. Lieberman launched an independent bid after losing to Lamont in the Democratic primary. He has garnered support from many Republicans, including Milford Mayor Jim Richetelli Meanwhile, Senate hopeful Ned Lamont (D) hit the campaign trail with former NATO Commander General Wesley Clark. Lamont continued with his anti-war message while visiting veterans in Derby. Lieberman defended his decision to send troops to Iraq, but General Clark says it was a losing strategy.The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows Lieberman in the lead with 49 percent of the vote over Lamont's 39 percent. Republican candidate Alan Schlesinger had just 5 percent of the vote.
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