Senate hopeful Connecticut Rep. Christopher Murphy (D) raised $925,000 in the second quarter and had $1.6 million in cash on hand at the end of June, Murphy campaign manager Kenny Curran said in a news release Friday.
In the Democratic primary race to fill retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman’s (I) seat, Murphy faces Connecticut state Rep. William Tong and former Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz.
Murphy snagged the endorsement of state firefighters on Wednesday, the third statewide labor group to back him.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.