Chris Murphy (D): According to Public Policy Polling, Murphy will most likely win the Democratic primary and ultimately defeat Linda McMahon in the general election, reports the New Haven Register.
Christopher Shays (R): With a disadvantage in funds and polling against Republican rival McMahon, Shays hopes to win the primary based on his political experience and reputation, reports The Day. Shays has spent 21 years in Congress and 12 years before that in the state General Assembly.
Rosa DeLauro (D): DeLauro has sided with Service Employees International Union in its contract dispute with a retirement home company, reports Fox News.
Wayne Winsley (R): Winsley attended opponent Rosa DeLauro's visit to Quest Athletic and Physicians Physical Therapy, reports the New Haven Register. He listened to DeLauro speak as well as answered questions from the audience.