Disclosure: I worked for the Lamont campaign doing web design and production and some writing for the official blog (from 9/5/06 to 11/07/06).
Friday, September 01, 2006
Support Chris Murphy (D) For Congress
Nancy Johnson (R) is a disaster, and the 5th Congressional district deserves better. Today, the Lamont campaign is sending out a call to supporters to learn more about Chris Murphy's campaign and help him win in November.
The 5th CD came out big-time to support Ned in the primary, and Chris is an great guy with an excellent shot at winning the seat. Let's all get together to help him out and show the Connecticut for Lieberman Party what being a "devoted Democrat" really means:
Update: Chris Cillizza of the WaPo on the state of the race today:
15. Connecticut's 5th District: Given her demonstrated fundraising ability ($2.6 million on hand at the end of June) and her longevity in Congress (24 years), Nancy Johnson (R) isn't an obvious target. But, Republican insiders say that MoveOn.org's "red handed" commercials that ran earlier this cycle did damage to Johnson's image. Plus, state Sen. Chris Murphy (D) is running an extremely active campaign with $1 million in the bank. The district is extremely competitive (Kerry won it by 1,100 votes in 2004) and if voters are looking for a fresh face Johnson could be in trouble. (Previous ranking: N/A
Help build the Democratic party while Joe Lieberman tries to tear it down.