Yes, the 2012 election apparently is upon us already.
With the announcement that Sen. Joe Lieberman (I/D-CT) would not seek reelection, Connecticut already has two Democrats officially vying to replace him.
First, it was former state Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz. Now, it's Rep. Chris Murphy. Murphy released an announcement video, in which he pledges to respond to every single constituent phone call, e-mail, and note.
Here's the video:
On Murphy's entry, Bysiewicz released this statement:
“I welcome Congressman Murphy to the race. I look forward to a spirited discussion of the issues over the course of this campaign, focused on creating jobs right here in Connecticut.”