Dem candidates for Congress visit NW Corner


SHARON — A noontime gathering on Aug. 13 at the home of Anthony and Elizabeth Piel on Route 41 drew more than 100 area Democrats and others who were interested in meeting the candidates vying for the Democratic endorsement to run for the 5th District U.S. House of Representatives seat in 2012.

The seat will be vacated by current 5th District U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, who is running for a seat in the U.S. Senate, representing Connecticut.

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