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Long-shot candidates hope voter discontent gives them a boost

Bill Clyde, a Green Party candidate for congress, is relying on social media like this (and little money) to propel his campaign.

A Green Party candidate, Bll Clyde is one of several minor party and unaffiliated candidates who will be competing for a congressional seat in Connecticut this year. Like Clyde, they may have a liberal bent. Or they may be conservative or libertarian. But they all have one thing in common – contempt for the way the major parties are running things. Continue Reading →

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Esty, Greenberg release new ads, spar over ISIS, beheading

WASHINGTON – Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, and her Republican challenger, Mark Greenberg, avoided bashing each other in new TV campaign ads Friday, but Esty used a press conference to start another round in a heated exchange over a campaign e-mail dealing with ISIS and the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff by Islamic militants. Continue Reading →

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