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Fiorina keynote speaker for a CT GOP that went big for Trump

Carly Fiorina was announced nine days ago as the keynote speaker of the Connecticut GOP’s annual fundraiser, the Prescott Bush Awards Dinner. She signed on Wednesday to the stop-Trump movement as Ted Cruz’s running mate, less than 24 hours after Donald J. Trump won the Connecticut primary in a landslide. Continue Reading →

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Greenberg’s candidacy takes a complicating detour

NEW HAVEN – Lots of politicians tell the press and public the truth, if not always the whole truth and nothing but the truth. But Mark Greenberg, the Republican nominee for the 5th Congressional District, may be the only candidate in this election season to actually talk about his political ambitions under oath. His status as a government witness in a high-profile corruption trial could complicate the final weeks of his third campaign for Congress. Continue Reading →

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GOP diners treated to Rell, Rowland and Democrats’ misfortune

STAMFORD – It was a night for Republicans to gloat a bit about the Democrats’ Black Tuesday, tell a new joke about Dick Blumenthal, recognize John G. Rowland and say good-bye to Gov. M. Jodi Rell. Nearly 800 Republicans crowded into an under-sized ballroom Wednesday night for the annual Prescott Bush fundraising dinner, bringing in $300,000 and setting the stage for this weekend’s GOP nominating convention. “Isn’t it great to be a Connecticut Republican?” asked Chris Healy, the GOP state chairman. Gov. Rell, ex-Gov. Rowland: ‘Great to be a Connecticut Republican’ (Mark Pazniokas)

This week, it is. Continue Reading →

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