FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) All five Republican candidates for Connecticut governor are trying to break out from the large pack and differentiate themselves for voters, with the primary just three weeks away.
The two wealthy businessmen, who are mostly self-funding their campaigns, went on the offensive at Tuesday's debate at Sacred Heart University, going after one another's business experience.
Former Greenwich hedge fund manager David Stemerman is criticizing former General Electric executive Bob Stefanowski for working for a company that made pay day loans. Stefanowski is criticizing Stemerman for ``skimming money off of trading stocks.''
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst and Westport tech entrepreneur Steve Obsitnik argue they have the right experience and principles to run Connecticut.
Republican voters will choose their candidate for the general election on Aug. 14.