With the race this tight, Quinnipiac Poll Director Douglas Schwartz says the conventional wisdom is that conservative third-party candidate Joe Visconti, who is coming in at 9 percent in the poll, is probably taking votes away from Republican Foley.
Democratic U.S. Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty of Connecticut's 5th District and her Republican challenger, businessman Mark Greenberg, differed on Tuesday on the best way to break gridlock in Washington. The two met in Waterbury for a debate. Esty is seeking her second term in office, and faces a competitive challenge from Greenberg.
Greenberg said the cause of the gridlock problem is that politicians care more about themselves than about the people in their districts.
Republican challenger Dan Debicella debates Democratic Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) at the University of Connecticut's General Re auditorium in Stamford Monday. The event was sponsored by the World Affairs Forum and focused on international relations and U.S. foreign policy.
Connecticut Democrat Jim Himes of the Fourth Congressional District and Republican challenger Dan Debicella debated Monday night at the University of Connecticut's General Re auditorium. It was the third time for the two to debate in this year's election campaign.
Himes, of Greenwich, is vying for his fourth term in Congress. Debicella, of Shelton, is challenging Himes for a second time after being defeated in 2010.
About 160 people listened to the two debate issues such as U.S. foreign policy and national security.