New Hampshire is likely to hold the first primary in 2024, but Democrats from Connecticut and elsewhere in the region hope to vote earlier.
No funny hats and confetti. No cheering crowds. This is a convention year like no other
As the 2020 Democratic National Convention kicks off today in the midst of a pandemic, CT delegates participate from home.
Yes, there is still a presidential campaign in Connecticut, despite the coronavirus
The coronavirus shutdown has left the presidential campaigns struggling for ways to get out their message.
CT sought federal help to prevent Russian hacking of electoral system
WASHINGTON — A Department of Homeland Security official on Wednesday said 21 state electoral systems were targeted by the Russians for hacking. Although Connecticut’s system was not among them, the state asked for federal help in shoring up its cybersecurity defenses before last year’s election.
Malloy to address Democrats planning strategy in Baltimore
WASHINGTON — Gov. Dannel Malloy will be among the speakers when Democrats gather in Baltimore later this week to plan strategy in the time of Trump. As head of the Democratic Governors Association, Malloy will address the Democratic National Committee’s “Future Forum” as the party that saw its clout shrink in the election regroups this week in the Maryland city.
CT lawmakers returning to D.C. with Dem Party in disarray
WASHINGTON — Connecticut’s members of the U.S. House, all Democrats who were re-elected by healthy margins in a bad year for their party, will return to work next week amid a new political reality and with a Democratic Party in disarray.
Murphy raises gun control – and his profile – at convention
PHILADELPHIA — Sen. Chris Murphy’s impassioned, prime time speech on gun control Wednesday helped the Democratic Party showcase its commitment on the issue and helped raise a profile that has been elevated since he led a filibuster on the Senate floor to press GOP leaders to hold votes on gun legislation.
Murphy, Malloy join list of speakers at DNC convention
WASHINGTON — Sen. Chris Murphy, who has raised his profile with his fight for gun control measures in Congress, and Gov. Dannel Malloy will speak at the Democratic National Convention that will begin in Philadelphia on Monday.
Malloy keeps things running at often-raucous Dem platform meeting
At times the room was raucous, especially when Sen. Bernie Sanders lost on a key issue concerning a trade pact with Pacific Rim nations, but Gov. Dannel Malloy was able to keep Democrats moving forward Saturday on the party’s platform.
Malloy says it’s foolish to believe Trump on guns
WASHINGTON — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday “you’d have to be a fool” to believe what presidential hopeful Donald Trump says on gun control or any other subject. The governor made his comments during an all-day White House summit on gun safety.