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, with 268. DeLauro has the time advantage, however. Her page was created in 2007, while Winsley’s is less than a year old.
Keeping government spending in check seems to be a goal of the candidates for Senate, but where they all find agreement is keeping the submarine base in Groton open. Despite the similar opinions, 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.