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Wilson-Foley challenges Connecticut Democrats over debt

Republican businesswoman Lisa Wilson-Foley made a move Thursday in her campaign for Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District. She said she will ask voters to sign an open letter addressed to Democrats U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy and Independent U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman asking them to adopt a “Balanced Budget Amendment” before voting […]

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As concession deal teeters, Donovan postpones congressional announcement

One of the first politicians affected by the waning hopes for ratification of the state employees’ concession deal is one of labor’s biggest friends, House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan, D-Meriden. Donovan, a former labor and community organizer, is postponing a formal announcement of his candidacy for the open seat in the 5th Congressional District, which […]

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Bernier announces support of 60 Republican leaders

Republican candidate Justin Bernier announced the support of 60 Republican leaders for his campaign in the 5th Congressional District Tuesday afternoon, one year ahead of the 2012 Connecticut Republican Convention. Justin Bernier The list of supporters includes Republican activists, officeholders, and town committee members from 27 municipalities across western Connecticut. Thirty-eight of the 60 supporters […]