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Malloy: ‘I have not’ received a subpoena in federal investigation

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy answers questions from reporters at the State Armory Tuesday morning.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday he has not received a subpoena to testify in a federal investigation into the Connecticut Democratic Party’s fundraising efforts during the 2014 elections. Continue Reading →

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U.S. attorney opens probe of Malloy’s 2014 campaign fundraising

One of the mailers that kicked off an investigation into Democratic Party fund-raising for the 2014 election.

A federal grand jury with the power to subpoena documents and compel testimony is trying to do what state elections regulators could not: Resolve whether the Democratic Party and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy broke the law in raising money for his narrow re-election in 2014. Continue Reading →

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CT Dems joined national Democrats in gun-control fundraising pitch

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WASHINGTON — Republicans vying to unseat Connecticut Democrats say they are outraged by the attempt to raise political cash from what they characterized as exploitation of the mass shooting in Orlando earlier this month. Meanwhile, the Connecticut Democratic Party accused the GOP candidates of using their outrage to avoid taking a position on the gun control legislation at the center of the controversy. Continue Reading →

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Labor and Connecticut Democrats: Can this marriage be saved?

Unions welcomed dinners to the Democratic Party's annual fundraising dinner.

The awkward estrangement of labor and the Connecticut Democratic Party: The head of the AFL-CIO, who organized a labor boycott of the Democrats’ annual fundraising dinner to protest the state budget was rejected this week as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. Continue Reading →

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Trump loyalty test for delegates may shut out many in CT GOP

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WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s big win in Connecticut means he’ll take dozens of Connecticut delegates and alternates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland to support his presidential bid, but some state GOP insiders won’t be in the mix, and others will be screened for their loyalty to a candidate they had not openly endorsed. Continue Reading →

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