After years of being ignored by presidential candidates, Connecticut is suddenly a hotspot.
It now appears that both of the leading Democratic contenders, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton,will be in the state on Monday - the day before the Super Tuesday showdown that may decide which of them will be the party's nominee.
On Sunday, Republican front-runner John McCain will be in Fairfield County. He won Connecticut in a 2000 primary against George W. Bush, which clearly didn't carry him too far.
Details of the Clinton and Obama visits are uncertain and it's always possible the campaigns will shift their focus elsewhere as they look at the big picture.
But for now, it looks like Connecticut is the Showdown State.
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