Democratic candidate, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, and Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Linda McMahon, right, debate in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. The two a

 

              Democratic candidate, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, and Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Linda McMahon, right, debate in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. The two a
Democratic candidate, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, and Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Linda McMahon, right, debate in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. The two are vying for the Senate seat now held by Joe Lieberman, an independent who's retiring. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)