HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Democrats are using this weekend's fundraising visit from Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan to fire shots at two GOP candidates, accusing them of supporting the congressman's proposals to overhaul Social Security and Medicare.
In a conference call Friday, the executive director of the Connecticut Democrats, Jonathan Harris, said Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon and 5th-District U.S. House candidate Andrew Roraback, have tried to paint themselves as moderates. But Harris said their actions show they're more in line politically with Ryan.
Ryan is visiting the state on Sunday for presidential campaign fundraising events in West Hartford, Darien and Greenwich. Neither McMahon nor Roraback are attending. Campaigns for both candidates said they will be busy campaigning.
Steve Obsitnik, the 4th District Republican, will attend the Darien fundraiser.
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Alex | September 30 2012 9:04am
He wont need to get a real job,,he will sit on some board and become a lobbyist for who ever is willing to pay him the most
Eric | September 30 2012 7:32am
Lyin Ryan comes to Connecticut. I guarantee he's sorry he signed on the this campaign. He is also in danger of losing his congressional seat in Wisconsin. He may have to get a real job soon.
SmithBrian | September 29 2012 9:35pm
F**** the democrats and their leader
TheREALDad | September 29 2012 9:10am
LMAO, he DOES look like Howdy Doody, or Howdy Doofy. With those ears one big wind will carry him away. The really funny part is his lead in Wisconsin is down to 4% from the 9% it was a few weeks ago. He could lose 2 elections at the same time
ChuckR | September 28 2012 4:39pm
He looks JUST like Howdy Doody. Cmon down Paul, You an Mittens have 5 more weeks left. The GOP could have put someone one to beat Obama, unfortunately they chose not to. Thank you for playing
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