Tight race looms for Congressional seat

Student campaign workers greeted audience members as they arrived at Sunday afternoon’s Democratic Congressional Candidate forum at Cornwall Consolidated School. Photo by Karen Bartomioli

CORNWALL — It’s shaping up to be a close race for the 5th District U.S. Congressional seat. Four Democrats are now in the running for the seat soon to be vacated by Democrat Chris Murphy, who is running for the U.S. Senate seat of retiring incumbent Independent Joseph Lieberman.

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