Thirty Democrats challenged Gov. Lamont to tax the rich to help those most hurt by the pandemic.
Amid Democratic discord, Malloy takes reins of party platform committee
Gov. Dannel Malloy presided Friday over the Democratic Platform Committee meeting in Orlando, Fla., an event held under the pall of the shooting deaths of five police officers the night before in Dallas and shootings this week by police officers of black men in Minnesota and Louisiana. The platform is usually overshadowed by the drama of officially nominating candidates for president and vice president at the convention. But not this year.
Blumenthal raffles D.C. lunch with himself – and Elizabeth Warren
WASHINGTON – Lawmakers have creative ways of holding fundraisers that include seats at sporting events and Broadway plays, but Sen. Richard Blumenthal has stepped up that innovation, raffling off a lunch with himself in Washington, D.C.
Himes says GOP should turn to centrist Dems to stop chaos
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Himes has a solution to the leadership crisis in the House: Republican leaders should replace the hard-to-get votes of Tea Party sympathizers with those of moderate Democrats like himself.
Progressive group says Himes too close to Wall Street to head DCCC
Washington – The Progressive Change Campaign Committee is asking its members to lobby House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi against choosing Rep. Jim Himes as the next head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
Miles Rapoport brings political skills honed in CT to DC
Washington – Miles Rapoport has been at the center of many brutal political fights, but is he hard-nosed enough for Washington?