The candidates for Senate seem to all find agreement in keeping the submarine base in Groton open. Despite the similar opinions, however, the Electric Boat base, which the federal government funnels billions of dollars into, is now a political issue. The Associated Press details a spat between Republicans Linda McMahon and Chris Shays regarding the base.
Not that it's an indicator of what will happen this November, but incumbent U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro has nearly 3,000 Facebook likes compared to challenger Wayne Winsley's 268. DeLauro has the time advantage, however. Her page was created in 2007, while Winsley's is less than a year old.
[Editor's note: 3rd Congressional District towns include Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Branford, Derby, Durham, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Midlefield, Middletown, Milford, Naugatuck, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Prospect, Seymour, Shelton, Stratford, Wallingford, Waterbury, West Haven and Woodbridge.]