Rep. Murphy grabs Dem nod for Senate in Connecticut

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“In almost every conversation I had with delegates, they pointed to the unparalleled network of support we've built since the campaign started last year,” Murphy wrote in a fundraising pitch to supporters. “Our victory today was truly a team effort.”

The winner of the Democratic primary will face either businesswoman Linda McMahon or former Rep. Chris Shays (R-Conn.) in the general election.

The Hill rates this race as likely Democratic.

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