The plurality of Democratic presidential candidates poses a problem for the members of Connecticut’s delegation, who are holding back on endorsing anyone.
Barack Obama delivered an endorsement of Ned Lamont’s candidacy for governor Monday, citing a moment of courage that Obama found less inspiring a dozen years ago when he urged Connecticut Democrats not to abandon Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman for Lamont over the war in Iraq.
The Connecticut Working Families Party, a labor offshoot that promotes progressive issues, announced Tuesday it was backing Eva Bermudez Zimmerman for lieutenant governor in the Democratic primary over Susan Bysiewicz, the candidate endorsed by the Democratic state convention and gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont.
The Working Families made one of its periodic forays into a Democratic primary Monday, endorsing Jahana Hayes over Mary Glassman in the race for the nomination for the open 5th Congressional District seat.
The backlash experienced by a Republican councilman after endorsing Hillary Clinton illustrates why some GOP candidates might distance themselves from Donald J. Trump, but only a handful have crossed that very bright line to say the Democratic nominee would be preferable as president.
It’s not a recent decision, nor is it a surprise. But the time has come to go public: With the legislative session over, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is endorsing Hillary Clinton for president Sunday.
Joe Visconti, the conservative petitioning candidate who had allied himself with the Tea Party and gun owners, quit the race for governor Sunday and endorsed Republican Tom Foley.
While Connecticut has helped make guns a national issue, there’s been only a little talk of them in the state’s congressional elections so far. They’ve created some stir in the race for governor, however.