Mike France, a Republican state lawmaker, is running against U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District.
America took a deep breath and watched Joe Biden uneventfully inaugurated outside a Capitol invaded two weeks ago by rioters.
Aides appeared, whispering to bosses. Then came noises in the hall. The U.S. Capitol was breached.
A big stimulus bill takes a lot of explaining.
The federal tax incentive draws private investment to distressed neighborhoods, but there are problems with the program.
U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro won a 148-79 vote in the Democratic caucus to become the House Appropriations chair.
As expected, there were no upsets of Connecticut’s incumbent members of Congress this year.
All five Connecticut U.S. House lawmakers are favored to win re-election, although a couple are facing tougher competition than expected.
Himes said he understands fellow Democrats feel there’s urgency to have a stimulus deal, but he supports Pelosi’s hardline stance.
As the pandemic poses new challenges in raising money, political candidates need campaign cash more than ever.
An extension of federal unemployment benefits, another round of stimulus checks and hazard pay are on the table.
Following their Democratic leaders, Connecticut lawmakers say focus should be on broad police reforms, not defunding.
The bill, however, did not contain more money for cities or states.
Republican challengers are struggling to raise money and win name recognition in a time of social distancing.
Himes has abandoned traditional duties to plead for hospital supplies and reach out in Spanish to his district’s hardest-hit residents.