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Campaign 2010 / Connecticut Senate #980602

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 16, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The partisan make-up of the Senate noted; scenes shown of President Obama campaigning for Richard Blumenthal in Stamford, Connecticut.

(Hartford: Katie Couric) The Senate race in Connecticut between state attorney general Blumenthal and World Wrestling Entertainment figure Linda McMahon† featured; scenes shown of the campaigning; statistics on unaffiliated voters and campaign spending by the candidates cited; details given of the controversy over Blumenthal’s claims about his military service. [Residents Jim MIDOLO†, John FINKLE†, Shirley FISHBACH†, Alex TORELLO†- express views.] [BLUMENTHAL – comments on accepting money from special interest groups; says he inaccurately described his military record.] [McMAHON – defends her spending; admits her husband Vince McMahon is “colorful.”]

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie
Duration:
00:05:10

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