September 17, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | September 17, 2015 5:30am
A civil trial that could force the Connecticut Democratic Party to comply with a subpoena from the State Elections Enforcement Commission will take place next month even as the party moves forward with its own lawsuit to squash the commission’s investigation into campaign finance violations.
September 9, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 9, 2015 2:13pm
September 2, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | September 2, 2015 2:45pm
EDITOR’S NOTE: Shortly after this story was posted, the Sanders’ campaign’s chief volunteer in Connecticut, Carlos Camacho, announced that Piddock had been removed as coordinator in the 5th District based on her decision to run for the congressional seat. The story has been updated to reflect her change of status with the campaign.
(UPDATED 10 a.m. 9/3) The organizer of the Occupy movement’s Torrington group says she plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty for the 5th Congressional District seat in 2016. Stephanie Piddock, who also had been volunteering as 5th Congressional District coordinator for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, said via email that she intends to make her Green Party candidacy official in two weeks.
September 1, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 1, 2015 10:53pm
The federal prosecutor who won the conviction of former Gov. John G. Rowland and two political aides working for Chris Donovan’s failed 2012 congressional bid is leaving the U.S. Attorney’s office for private practice.
August 28, 2015
by Suzanne Bates | August 28, 2015 8:00am
During Gov. Dannel Malloy’s trip to New Hampshire this week on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, one of his jobs was to convince Granite State voters that Clinton’s email scandal was overblown.
August 27, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 27, 2015 2:35pm
(Updated 3:44 p.m.) Former House Republican Chief of Staff George Gallo was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison Thursday in federal court in Hartford for steering Republican candidates to a direct mail company in Florida in exchange for kickbacks.
August 6, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 6, 2015 5:30am
August 5, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 5, 2015 5:30am
The Connecticut Democratic Party is trying a different approach to avoid complying with a subpoena issued by state election regulators by asking a court to end the State Election Enforcement’s investigation into a mailings sent during the 2014 campaign.
August 3, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | August 3, 2015 5:30am
The U.S. Marine Corps has announced that its version of the controversial F-35 joint strike fighter is ready for use. The aircraft was developed in part in Connecticut and has been hailed by members of Connecticut’s delegation, some of whom have taken many thousands of dollars in campaign cash from the plane’s developers.
June 25, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 25, 2015 11:30am
The State Elections Enforcement Commission voted unanimously Thursday to ask Attorney General George Jepsen’s office to take the Democratic Party to court to enforce its investigatory subpoena.