The coronavirus shutdown has left the presidential campaigns struggling for ways to get out their message.
CT delegation has wait-and-see attitude toward presidential endorsement
The plurality of Democratic presidential candidates poses a problem for the members of Connecticut’s delegation, who are holding back on endorsing anyone.
Lamont endorses Biden as other Dems wait and watch
For most Democrats, including those who represent the state in Congress, it’s too politically risky to make an endorsement.
Biden enters the fray, but will CT Dems back him?
Biden leads his 19 Democratic competitors in the polls, but CT voters might not get to vote for him in the state’s primary because it’s scheduled late in the season.
Clinton out-raises Trump in CT defense-industry campaign cash
WASHINGTON — Following a national trend, Connecticut’s defense workers and their bosses overwhelmingly gave to the campaign of Hillary Clinton while slighting that of Donald Trump. According to a Connecticut Mirror analysis, as of the end of August, the Clinton campaign raised more than $56,000 from individuals who work for the state’s defense industry, while the Trump campaign raised only $3,094.
Barred from debate, Johnson and Stein will still win votes in CT
WASHINGTON — They won’t be on the stage for the presidential debates tonight, but Libertarian Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein will be on the Connecticut ballot in November’s election, and are likely to pull votes from both major part candidates, especially Hillary Clinton.
Quinnipiac poll drawing scrutiny in a heated White House race
WASHINGTON — Quinnipiac University’s polls have come under fire recently, especially from liberals supporting Hillary Clinton’s bid for the White House, for results that differ from those in other presidential polls this year. The reason why is unclear, but several of the university’s polls have shown more support for GOP candidate Donald Trump than other polls have.
CT lawmakers help Dems hone strategy, message
BALTIMORE – Connecticut lawmakers are gathering here with their House Democratic colleagues to network and plan strategy in a key political year for their party. Connecticut’s all-Democratic House delegation has been in the minority since 2011 and likely will continue to be after November’s elections.
Clinton has ‘serious concerns’ about Aetna-Humana, Anthem-Cigna deals
WASHINGTON — Planned consolidations by some of the nation’s largest health insurers were propelled into the 2016 race for the White House Wednesday as Hillary Clinton said she has “serious concerns” about Aetna’s plan to acquire Humana and Anthem’s proposal to buy Cigna.
Democrats pushing gun control into presidential campaign
Reflecting a national strategy to make gun control an issue in the presidential election, Democrats attacked earlier remarks by Republican candidate Jeb Bush during his fund-raising visit to Connecticut Thursday.
DeLauro hosts salon to help Clinton drum up endorsements
WASHINGTON — Although she’s considered her party’s front-runner in the race for the White House, Hillary Clinton has not locked up the endorsements of even half of the Democrats in Congress. So Connecticut Rep. Rosa DeLauro, who endorsed Clinton last week, offered to help boost those numbers this week.