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Jim Himes, candidate for Congress, pictured (Ken Krayeske photo)

When a candidate for Congress talks at a fundraiser and says his opponent has misplaced priorities, it sounds like a pretty pedestrian critique.

Yet when Jim Himes, the Democratic candidate for Connecticut’s Fourth Congressional District seat, leveled it against his opponent, incumbent Republican Chris Shays for Shays’ conduct in recent baseball hearings, it hit home.

Shays, who sits on the House Committee for Oversight and Government Reform (which is incidentally misspelled on Shays’ website), has been an asinine attack dog during the recent hearings on steroid use in Major League Baseball.

Click here to continue reading Ken’s report on Thursday’s fundraiser at the Arch Street Tavern in Hartford.