A staffing change at the Connecticut Democratic Party is a subtle confirmation that Gov. Ned Lamont is running for reelection.
As the 2020 Democratic National Convention kicks off today in the midst of a pandemic, CT delegates participate from home.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Chris Murphy is not only running for re-election this year, he’s also stumping for dozens of state candidates in a year when the governor’s office and the state assembly are in play, keeping a promise to help state Democrats – and himself.
WASHINGTON — GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump plans to hold a rally at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield on Saturday evening, veering from appearances in key swing states like Florida and Pennsylvania to try to bolster his support in a “true blue” state.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Connecticut Democratic Party has asked a Superior Court judge to make a declaratory ruling that federal election law pre-empts the State Elections Enforcement Commission from deciding whether the party illegally financed some of its support for the re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
The Connecticut Democratic Party will find a new name this fall for its big annual fundraiser, and it no longer will include the names of former presidents Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson – who owned slaves.
WASHINGTON– Republican August Wolf has a track record of one kind, and is the first Republican to enter the political arena against U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who has an established track record of his own.