Thursday, July 13, 2006

Chris Murphy Gets More National Attention

Nancy Johnson's political vulnerability continues to be recognized by national pundits. Walter Shapiro of Salon magazine singled out Chris Murphy's bid to unseat Johnson as key to Democratic hopes of reclaiming the House majority:
Reliably blue state Connecticut is also center-stage for Democratic hopes of winning the House, since all three GOP incumbents in the state are in tight races. Our canary-in-the-mine-shaft race here is the generational battle in the 5th District in the Northwest corner of the state between 71-one-year-old GOP incumbent Nancy Johnson and 32-year-old Chris Murphy, a state senator.


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