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New Poll Shows Murphy Pulling Away From McMahon

One day before the election the latest poll indicates that Democrat Chris Murphy is widening his lead in the U.S. Senate race.

A new poll shows Democrat Chris Murphy now has a nine-point lead over his Republican rival Linda McMahon, according to latest report by Public Policy Polling.  

The group says its latest poll shows Murphy leading McMahon 52-43.

“In Connecticut our final poll finds Chris Murphy with his largest lead all year at 9 points,” the group says on its website. “He's increased his advantage by 5 points since two weeks ago when he was ahead just 48-44. Linda McMahon, already unpopular, has just become more disliked by voters in the state over the last couple weeks. Only 37% have a favorable opinion of her to 52% with an unfavorable one." 

McMahon's campaign calls the poll results a "desperate stunt" intended to discourage her supporters, according to the blog Capitol Watch. A McMahon spokesman said Public Policy Polling is "nothing more than a front for the Democrats, and this is a sad stunt. Our supporters won’t be deterred by the Democrats’ desperation," the blog says. 

Mike O'Gorman November 05, 2012 at 11:38 PM
Sad for Connecticut if that ends up being true...Murphy is obama tow the line and raise taxes....ass clown...
Mike O'Gorman November 05, 2012 at 11:40 PM
Eileen Mcnamara is just as much of a joke as well....suffice to say shes not fair and balanced...left wing groupie
Thomas Crafts November 06, 2012 at 12:47 AM
Watch him go down in flames!
Mike O'Gorman November 06, 2012 at 12:50 AM
Amen Thomas...lets hope common sense and logic take place tomorrow...
Mr.Cranky November 06, 2012 at 01:31 AM
Senate seats should not be auctioned off to the highest bidder. The CT GOP should be embarrassed by putting her up over Shays, who actually could discuss policy and debate on issues.
Mike O'Gorman November 06, 2012 at 01:38 AM
Mr Cranky.....There are more millionaire democrats in the congress and senate then there are in the GOP.....That is documented fact....worry about your own party

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