Since announcing his candidacy, Democrat Chris Murphy, candidate for Connecticut’s U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Joseph Lieberman, has been endorsed by numerous organizations and individuals.
They include the Connecticut Citizen Action Group, National Organization for Women, NARAL Pro-Choice America, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the State Council of the Service Employees International Union, the Working Families Party, the Connecticut Hispanic Democratic Caucus, the Connecticut Education Association, Connecticut Fire Fighters, United Auto Workers, Connecticut Laborers, the Connecticut State Building and Construction Trades Council, the Communications Workers of America, and the League of Conservation Voters.
In addition, Mr. Murphy is endorsed by Connecticut’s entire U.S. House delegation, Sen. Dick Blumenthal, Gov. Dannel Malloy, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, Attorney General George Jepsen, Comptroller Kevin Lembo, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz, state Rep. William Tong, and dozens of state senators and state representatives.
Mr. Murphy is running against Republican Linda McMahon.