Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Linda McMahon, center, asks moderator Steve Kotchko, left, if notes are allowed as opponent Democratic candidate, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., r

 

              Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Linda McMahon, center, asks moderator Steve Kotchko, left, if notes are allowed as opponent Democratic candidate, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., r
Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Linda McMahon, center, asks moderator Steve Kotchko, left, if notes are allowed as opponent Democratic candidate, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., right, has a microphone placed on him before a 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)