In Monday's debate, the two leading candidates in the Connecticut Senate race – Democrat Richard Blumenthal and Republican Linda McMahon – accused each other of lying to voters in their TV ads.
Decades after the Vietnam War, the question haunts many men of the baby-boom generation, including Richard Blumenthal: 'What did you do in the war?'
Richard Blumenthal, front-runner in the Connecticut race for US Senate, said he served 'in Vietnam.' He didn't, and the 'misstatements' hurt his poll numbers. But opponents are tripping up, too.
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, a Democratic candidate for the US Senate seat currently held by the retiring Christopher Dodd, is expected to answer questions about his Vietnam service record that came from a New York Times story on Monday.
Between 2004 and 2006, returning volunteers filed 16,000 complaints against employers.
Deployments are up nearly fivefold since 2001, but they operate like a cold-war force.