Linda McMahon is the leading Republican in the polls, and the pressure is on Chris Shays to close the gap. Norwalk Mayor Dick Moccia told the Greenwich Time that Shays "might want to consider" dropping out of the race.
Chris Murphy (D): The congressman is holding a "bipartisan town hall" meeting with U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson (R-Illionois) at the Whitestone Tavern in New Britain at 4:30 p.m. on Friday.
Rosa DeLauro (D): Democrats in the House say they are being left out of the free trade discussions being led by the Obama administration, reports Fox News. More than 100 Democrats, led by DeLauro, wrote to the administration, "there is ample opportunity for Congress to have input on critical policies that will have broad ramifications for years to come."
Wayne Winsley (R) recently made an appearance on the Exceptional Conservative Show.
[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.]