Former state Sen. George Logan hopes to be the first Republican to win a Connecticut congressional race since 2006.
Esty writes mea culpa to colleagues; GOP calls for resignation
WASHINGTON – Republicans on Friday called on Rep. Elizabeth Esty to resign over her handling of a former chief-of-staff accused of abusive behavior, while the Democratic congresswoman sought damage control within her own party.
GOP congressional candidates willing to swim against political tide
Congressional candidates in Connecticut are bracing for next year’s mid-term elections, which could shift power in the U.S. House and Senate and serve as a referendum on Donald Trump’s presidency. Former State Rep. Dan Carter, 49, who lost a challenge last year to Sen. Richard Blumenthal, is among those testing the waters for a run against Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty.
3 GOP challengers looking to oust Esty
WASHINGTON– Rep. Elizabeth Esty’s latest Republican challengers may not have Andrew Roraback’s name recognition or Mark Greenberg’s wealth, but they are all determined to win the right to represent the 5th District in Congress and change the composition of Connecticut’s all-Democratic congressional delegation. They are Matt Maxwell of Sandy Hook, Clay Cope of Sherman and John Pistone of Brookfield.
Debicella gets fundraising help from North Carolina Republican
WASHINGTON – Dan Debicella, a Republican businessman who is trying to unseat Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, revealed on Thursday he received fundraising help from conservative firebrand Rep. Virginia Foxx.
On third try, Greenberg finally embraced by GOP
WASHINGTON – It’s a good bet the many pups he’s rescued are no more dogged than Mark Greenberg in his pursuit of a seat in Congress. After two failed attempts to represent the 5th District, he is trying again with new, national support.
Esty will use record, incumbency to ward off Greenberg’s challenge
WASHINGTON — Besides high-profile appearances with top members of her party, Rep. Elizabeth Esty is benefitting from perks and political lessons she’s learned on Capitol Hill to face off against Litchfield businessman and Republican Mark Greenberg.
Esty votes with GOP for probe into IRS
Washington — Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, split from her party and with the rest of Connecticut’s delegation to the U.S. House with a vote Wednesday night to require the attorney general to appoint a special counsel to investigate IRS targeting of conservative nonprofit groups.
Scott Brown to help raise campaign cash for Debicella
Washington – Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown will headline a fundraiser for fellow Republican Dan Debicella, who is challenging Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District.