Blumenthal Keeps Obama at Arm's Length during Stamford Visit

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On a day when his once-safe race was downgraded by a political handicapper to a "toss up," U. S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal had the delicate task of thanking a fellow Democrat who came to raise needed dollars, while maintaining some distance.

That's not easy when the visitor is the president.

Blumenthal welcomed Barack Obama to Stamford Thursday night for a fundraiser, yet politely warned the president "on some occasions we may disagree."

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