The Connecticut GOP has a candidate for state chair, but she only wants to serve until June.
Risk and reward: Flying the Trump flag in Connecticut
Trump voters are passionate. So are Never Trumpers. Both groups are troublesome for GOP candidates.
Few in CT GOP have joined anti-Trump movement, but Shays helps lead it
Chris Shays and other anti-Trump Republicans have ratcheted up their efforts as the rest of their party celebrates Trump’s renomination.
GOP keeps J.R. Romano as its state chairman
J.R. Romano won a third term as state GOP chair by an overwhelming margin.
At crossroads, the CT GOP to elect its leader
The fight over GOP state chair comes amid questions about the role of the state party and state chair in an era of increasingly decentralized politics.
CT Republicans fault Trump’s mixed message on hate groups
Connecticut Republicans unequivocally denounce the torch-wielding white supremacists and neo-Nazis who marched in Charlottesville, Va., while their criticism of President Trump’s insistence he saw “blame on both sides” of the violent protests and counter-protests was more muted.
CT GOP helps Trump mega-donors bypass campaign limits, legally
Some eye-popping numbers are listed in the Connecticut Republican Party’s latest finance report: On a single day, nearly $900,000 flowed from across the U.S. into its account, nearly doubling its receipts. But the money bounced to the Republican National Committee, a legal trick practiced by both parties to help megadonors evade contribution limits.
CT GOP pushes a tight message, even if Trump and RNC won’t
CLEVELAND — Republicans go home Friday to begin testing a convention-crafted message of Donald J. Trump as the only answer for an America imperiled by Islamic jihadists, bad trade deals, Black Lives Matter, stagnant wages, environmental regulations, unchecked immigration, Washington elites, activist judges, Obamacare, gay marriage, a biased media and Hillary Rodham Clinton.
GOP faces endorsement fights Monday for Senate, 2nd & 5th CDs
Ten years after they last won federal office in Connecticut, Republicans will make endorsements Monday night in a three-way race for U.S. Senate and in all five congressional districts, at least two of which are expected to be contested.
New leader, but same result: CT GOP trails in fundraising
The Connecticut Republican Party struggled to compete financially during J.R. Romano’s first six months as state chairman, collecting about 29 cents for every dollar contributed to the state Democratic Party, according to reports filed over the weekend.
CT GOP lands Rubio to keynote Bush dinner in June
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, a recently declared candidate for the Republican nomination for president, will give Connecticut an early look at his campaign — at a dinner honoring the grandfather of a likely rival, Jeb Bush.
GOP sues, claims Democrats illegally supported Malloy
The Connecticut Republican Party filed a lawsuit and elections complaint Friday accusing the state Democratic Party of illegally using federal campaign contributions to support the re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
The Money Map: Who is giving to the state political parties?
Who gives the most money to the state party committees? Who do these people work for, and where do they live? Explore our interactive map.
Not quite the nominee, Tom Foley puts stamp on GOP
Tom Foley has to win a primary in August to be crowned the Republican nominee for governor, but he already is using his endorsement by the GOP convention last month as a mandate to assert control over the state party’s fundraising.
CT GOP to ‘open’ for Springsteen at Mohegan
They’ll be playing different rooms, but the Connecticut Republican Party and Bruce Springsteen are booked on the same date at Mohegan Sun. Springsteen and the E Street Band announced 15 U.S. tour dates Monday, including concerts at the Mohegan Sun Arena on the nights of May 17 and 18. The GOP previously scheduled its state […]