Tong Hires High-Profile Consultants For Stamford Mayoral Bid

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Democratic state Rep. William Tong is bringing on a big name in his quest to win the Stamford mayor\’s race.

He is hiring Mission Control, the Connecticut-based direct mail and political consulting firm that has helped several high-profile Democratic clients win victory, including Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly of Illinois, winner of a special election to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

\”We are so thrilled to have Mission Control join our campaign,\’\’ Tong said in a statement announcing the partnership. \”Over the coming months, we will continue to build a grassroots campaign that will reach out  and listen to citizens across our city.\”

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Mission Control and Tong were on opposite sides of the 2012 U.S. Senate race. Tong was vying for the Democratic nomination; Mission Control was working for another Democrat, former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz.

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