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Rob Simmons, Working the Phones

Rob Simmons, a Republican challenging Sen. Chris Dodd in Connecticut, laughed at his rival for having only five in-state donors in the first three months of this year.

He said he could probably beat that tenfold in 24 hours, and said he would call five of those donors. His campaign has posted a cute YouTube video of him calling the donors. After the first call gets no answer: “Must be at work. Most of my donors work.”

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