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Okay, Menendez Is Absolutely Certain the Third Connecticut Democrat Won’t Drop Out of the Race


The NRSC chuckles at this

The allegations are considered extremely damaging for Blumenthal’s candidacy, but Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said that the Connecticut attorney general would remain in the race. “I am sure that he will continue to stay in the Senate race and we will continue to support him,” he told reporters at a press conference on Capitol Hill.

…because they remember this:

Q: “Does the DSCC still support Chris whole-heartedly in light of these new numbers, and do they surprise you?”

Menendez: “Are you serious? Chris Dodd is going to be re-elected. He’s a great senator.”

Tags: Chris Dodd , Richard Blumenthal , Robert Menendez


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