In his victory speech, President-elect Joe Biden urged an end to political acrimony and divisiveness.
Ana has written about politics and policy in Washington, D.C.. for Gannett, Thompson Reuters and UPI. She was a special correspondent for the Miami Herald, and a regular contributor to The New York TImes, Advertising Age and several other publications. She has also worked in broadcast journalism, for CNN and several local NPR stations. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Journalism.
Blumenthal, Murphy back push for Connecticut voting reforms
As this one slowly wraps up, there’s a push to make the next election different for Connecticut voters.
For Q-Poll and other election pollsters, 2020 mistakes are a repeat of 2016
‘There was a failure across the political universe when it came to polling,’ said political consultant Bill Burton.
Dems unlikely to seize control in U.S. Senate
Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy still hold out hope
All five of CT’s congressional incumbents are reelected
As expected, there were no upsets of Connecticut’s incumbent members of Congress this year.
Platoons of lawyers, some from CT, ready to litigate results
The legal fights over Tuesday’s election results could eclipse Bush v. Gore
Jahana Hayes, David Sullivan running classic race for U.S. House in unusual times
With the pandemic upending traditional politics, Hayes is running on her record and Sullivan on the need for change.
Bolstered by the power of incumbency, CT Dems in Congress favored for re-election
All five Connecticut U.S. House lawmakers are favored to win re-election, although a couple are facing tougher competition than expected.
Margaret Streicker pours $1.15 million into her campaign in the final days of a bitter race against Rosa DeLauro
Streicker’s ability to self-fund her campaign has prompted DeLauro’s allies to come to the aid of the lawmaker.
In Connecticut, COVID-related worker complaints are many, but feds punish few employers
Hundreds of Connecticut workers filed COVID-related workplace safety complaints. But only two facilities have been fined.
Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court; Sen. Blumenthal says day was ‘sad, surreal’
A bitterly divided Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in a vote Sen. Richard Blumenthal called ‘surreal.’
CT donations to Biden campaign have surged
Joe Biden’s campaign has raised more money than Donald Trump’s as the race enters its final days.
Blumenthal, other Dems boycott Barrett vote, but nomination moves forward
Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination will move to the full Senate on Monday.
AG William Tong: $8.3b Purdue Pharma settlement is ‘unacceptable’
The deal was slammed by Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, who is suing Purdue Pharma in state court.
Larson-Fay debate Zoombombed with racial slurs, obscene and homophobic comments
The attack is just one of the most recent in a string of Zoombombings of political, academic and religious events.