A new poll from the University of Connecticut and Hartford Courant shows Chris Murphy with a 37-33 lead over Linda McMahon, but the 4.4 percentage margin of error essentially shows a tie.
The key to the election will be the undecided voters, who accounted for 30 percent of the people polled.
GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s comments about 47 percent of the nation relying on government handouts is making the national headlines – and is being used locally in the Fifth District. According to the News Times, Elizabeth Esty is attempting to prove that Andrew Roraback holds similar views to Romney.
Roraback responded, “"It's become increasingly clear that Elizabeth Esty wishes she was running against Mitt Romney. But she's not running against Mitt Romney, she's running against Andrew Roraback."