WASHINGTON — Connecticut donations to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign surged in the first three months of this year, thanks in part to a January fundraiser held in the state by her husband, former President Bill Clinton. So far, Connecticut residents have invested at least $6.7 million in the presidential race.
Fresh off decisive wins in neighboring New York, Republican Donald J. Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton each have significant leads among likely voters in next week’s Connecticut primary, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.
The presidential campaign of Republican Donald J. Trump rolls into Hartford on Friday, an effort to solidify a lead that makes him the favorite to win 25 of the delegates at stake in the Connecticut primary on April 26. Three super delegates will remain unpledged.
A playful John Kasich made his entrance on tiptoe Friday, sneaking in during a long-winded introduction by an old congressional pal, Chris Shays. Smiling broadly, Kasich signaled to the giggling crowd not to give him away as he edged forward. The path to the nomination in Cleveland is not as sure.
WASHINGTON — As the presidential primary campaign enters its final stretch, competition for delegates by candidates from both parties has intensified, along with an interest in winning support in Connecticut.
WASHINGTON — As Republicans gather in Cleveland this summer to select their presidential candidate, three delegates from Connecticut will be among those arbiters of convention rules who could wield enormous power if there is a nomination fight.
WASHINGTON — The tight race in Iowa between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders is not reflected in Connecticut among donors to the two candidates. As of Dec. 31, Clinton’s campaign had taken in six times as much as Sanders’.
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WASHINGTON — Sen Chris Murphy said a third-party ad supporting Sen. Ted Cruz’s White House bid “makes me want to throw up” because it said the GOP presidential candidate “stopped Obama’s push for gun control laws” in the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings
WASHINGTON – Connecticut is proving to be fertile ground for Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush and other presidential candidates seeking campaign cash in what’s expected to be the most expensive race for the White House in history.
My nephew thinks we should all skedaddle right out of Connecticut as fast as our Prii can take us – last one to cross the border, turn off the lights. Party over. He emails me articles to bolster his case, and there is no question that our state is facing serious challenges. The cost of living and taxes are high and rising here, some businesses are grumpy and threatening to move to Florida and beyond, and our economy is growing slower than most other states. While still ranked near the top for our median household income, our personal revenue actually has declined since 2000; and Connecticut recently has become a leader for economic inequality among its citizens, a dubious honor that used to go to places like Mississippi.
WASHINGTON – A massive defense bill that would authorize billions of dollars in spending on Connecticut defense projects — and turn the Hartford’s Coltsville neighborhood into a national park — may face its first test in the Senate today.
Washington – Democrats lost control of the Senate Tuesday in a GOP tide that rolled across the nation, plunging Connecticut’s Democratic senators – Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy – into the minority.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, sent out a fundraising appeal Friday that tries to scare potential donors by citing the actions of one of the GOP’s most conservative members – Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas.
WASHINGTON– Sen. Richard Blumenthal touched off a passionate debate on Capitol Hill Tuesday with a hearing on the hot-button issue of abortion, arguing state legislatures have no right to promote laws that limit access to the procedure.