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Conn. Senate rivals toe party line on jobs

MERIDEN, Conn. — Republican Linda McMahon and Representative Chris Murphy, a Democrat, talk a lot about their dueling plans to increase jobs as they seek votes in a tight race for Connecticut’s open US Senate seat.

But many of their ideas have been floated by others during this year’s campaign season, and it is doubtful their entire proposals would become law after either is elected Connecticut’s new junior US senator.

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