Connecticut was vying to move up its presidential primary in 2024. But President Biden and Democrats want Georgia and Michigan to go earlier.
Jill Biden coming to CT to raise money for husband’s campaign
Jill Biden will visit Connecticut next month to raise money for her husband’s campaign for the White House.
For the first time, Dems running for White House make guns a big issue
For years, Democrats running for the White House have avoided talking about gun control. Not anymore.
Hayes wins ground-breaking victory for 5th District nomination
Jahana Hayes, the political novice whose compelling life story drew national attention, soundly defeated former Simsbury First Selectman Mary Glassman Tuesday for the Democratic nomination to represent Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District.
Hayes, Glassman, other pols search for votes at Newtown rally
Newtown – In the homestretch of primary races, Sunday’s March for Our Lives rally here was the place to be for Democratic candidates hoping to round up last-minute votes and extol voters to show up at the polls on Tuesday.
Hayes, a passionate educator running for Congress in an outsider’s year
Jahana Hayes took 19 high school students to California during Spring Break this year to help build a Habitat for Humanity house in an area decimated by forest fires and had an epiphany – she should run for Congress.“I wanted to give those kids a voice,” said Hayes, who would be the first black woman Connecticut sends to Congress.
Glassman running on experience for Esty’s seat
Mary Glassman, a Democrat running for Rep. Elizabeth Esty’s seat in the 5th Congressional District, hopes to fend off primary challenger and political neophyte Jahana Hayes with stories of her political experience, her own hardscrabble upbringing and an intense focus on local issues.
It’s not just the GOP primary on Aug. 12
Republicans go the polls in a statewide primary on Aug. 12 to pick the top of their ticket. But the secretary of the state announced Tuesday there also are 20 other primaries for state legislative and probate nominations — eight involving Democratic legislative incumbents whose careers are on the line.