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.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.