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Political winds were blowing in Connecticut last week, though not nearly as hard as the tornadoes and violent thunderstorm that caused devastating damage, particularly in... [Read More]
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Democrats endorsed Ned Lamont for governor Saturday, putting their stock in a wealthy Greenwich businessman who became a national figure in 2006 with his antiwar... [Read More]
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U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy accepted the Democratic nomination for a second term Friday with a speech framing the 2018 election up and down the ballot... [Read More]
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who is not seeking re-election after two terms, said control of Congress and the General Assembly is crucial to preserve values... [Read More]
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At the chaotic conclusion of a congressional nominating convention, teacher Jahana Hayes briefly had at least 171 votes, the minimum necessary to win. Young spectators,... [Read More]
Two candidates who narrowly lost convention endorsements for Congress and state treasurer, Democrat Jahana Hayes and Republican Art Linares, said Thursday they will seek their... [Read More]
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Susan Bysiewicz' shift Tuesday from a Democratic gubernatorial candidate to Ned Lamont's running mate creates a significant complication in her quest for public financing of... [Read More]
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Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz glossed over scrapes and differences, the way political rivals do when they suddenly pivot, ending their competition for the Democratic... [Read More]
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On a wild series of vote switches Monday night, former First Selectman Mary Glassman of Simsbury edged Jahana Hayes, the charismatic newcomer encouraged to run... [Read More]
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Democratic gubernatorial contenders Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz have agreed to run together on a ticket topped by Lamont, a move to discourage a primary... [Read More]
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Didn't have two days to watch the Connecticut Republican convention at Foxwoods? Thanks to a video by Ryan Caron King of Connecticut Public Radio (with... [Read More]
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Statewide, one in 10 students from low-income families will take an Advanced Placement course, compared to one in four students from middle- or high-income homes. And... [Read More]
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