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Himes uses war chest to help other Dems, Arora raises less than $9k over summer

WASHINGTON – Democratic Rep. Jim Himes is spending more money on the races of other Democratic candidates than he is on his own, while his Republican challenger Harry Arora, raised less than $9,000 in campaign cash this summer. Himes donated to the campaigns of more than 70 House Democrats in the last quarter, the latest filings with the Federal Election Commission show.
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Hayes raises about $1.3 million in her quest for congressional seat

WASHINGTON – Jahana Hayes, a political newcomer vying for the 5th District congressional seat, has pulled in nearly $1.3 million in campaign donations since she announced her candidacy in May. Some of that money came from political action committees representing special interests and from those Hayes hopes to call colleagues after the Nov. 6 elections, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Continue Reading →

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Retiring Esty gives more than $100k to DCCC, still has large war chest

WASHINGTON — Retiring Rep.  Elizabeth Esty has given more than $100,000 to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and spent thousands more polling her constituents and posting digital ads that tout her work in Congress, according to her latest filing with the Federal Elections Commission. Continue Reading →

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Clinton surges in CT fundraising; GOP candidates trail Dems

WASHINGTON — Connecticut donations to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign surged in the first three months of this year, thanks in part to a January fundraiser held in the state by her husband, former President Bill Clinton. So far, Connecticut residents have invested at least $6.7 million in the presidential race. Continue Reading →

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Blumenthal has big war chest; Kudlow friends raise money

The latest reports filed with the Federal Elections Commission show that Sen. Richard Blumenthal ended 2015 with nearly $4 million in his campaign account. Supporters of conservative commentator Larry Kudlow have established a “testing the waters” PAC called “Jobs for Connecticut.” Continue Reading →

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Blumenthal campaign targets potential rival Kudlow over actual candidate Wolf

WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal‘s campaign has more sharply set its sights on a Larry Kudlow, a Republican who isn’t in the Connecticut Senate race — at least not yet — instead of August Wolf, a Republican who has declared his candidacy. Continue Reading →

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In home stretch, Greenberg loans his campaign another $350,000

Washington – Mark Greenberg, a Republican businessman from Litchfield who is running against Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, has loaned his campaign another $350,000, bringing the total personal investment in his effort to win a seat in Congress to about $1.5 million. Continue Reading →

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Out-of-state money plays big role in CT lawmakers’ campaigns

WASHINGTON – Donations from out-of-state individuals and political action committees to members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation are dwarfing contributions from the state’s voters, a Connecticut Mirror analysis of Federal Elections Commission data shows. Continue Reading →

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