Republican Mark Greenberg surprised U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, at their final debate Tuesday by declaring himself open to a higher Social Security tax, despite attacking her in a new TV commercial for taking the same position.
President Obama is more than making up to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for canceling a mid-week rally in Bridgeport last week, coming instead in campaign primettime — the Sunday before the election.
Connecticut’s gubernatorial contenders battled Tuesday for the support of local mayors and first selectmen, pledging to preserve municipal aid and to ease pressure on property taxpayers.
The financier George Soros was among two billionaires making a maximum contribution of $10,000 to the Connecticut Democratic Party in September, helping the party raise $628,889, according to a filing Monday with the Federal Election Commission.
The administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is spending $403,963 to air television ads in October promoting Connecticut as a place to do business, putting a positive view of the state on regional TV at the height of the governor’s re-election campaign.
WASHINGTON – Ebola has made a grim, unexpected appearance in the political arena and helped broaden the gulf between Democrats and Republicans running for Congress in Connecticut.