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State of the Blumenthal

HOWARD MEGDAL: In the wake of a New York Times piece citing instances when Richard Blumenthal, Attorney General for the state of Connecticut and Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, misstated his service record, calls were rampant for the Democrats to dump him as nominee, while the Republicans sensed a pickup opportunity.

The reality has been heartening to those who value public service: Blumenthal’s decades of great work have trumped this one week story. Indeed, it is certainly what saved him.

DAN SZYMBORSKI: The good news for Blumenthal, in addition to the polling that Howard mentions, is that he still looks like he has a fairly strong lead over McMahon.

However, the story is still fraught with danger for Blumenthal. Continue reading

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