August 12, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | August 12, 2016 4:30am
If there’s one rule in politics you can take to the bank, it’s never to behave in a way that invites comparisons to high-profile corrupt politicians who resigned in disgrace. For obvious reasons, whether the epithet is fairly or unfairly hurled, elected officials should avoid being labeled “Nixonian” or the equivalent. It’s sort of bad for your career.
August 10, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 10, 2016 3:17pm
(Updated 7:51 p.m.) When Tom Banisch filed an election complaint against Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr.’s campaign on Oct. 27, 2014, Banisch, then the Madison RTC chairman, expected that the matter would be settled before the 2016 election.
August 9, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 9, 2016 12:32pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who has been the focus of a state investigation in the past, seemed to be taking in stride them news of the latest federal grand jury probe into his 2014 fundraising efforts.
August 4, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 4, 2016 4:30am
Two Republican lawmakers told state election regulators Wednesday that they’re refusing to sign a settlement agreement forcing them to admit they violated an advisory opinion when they mentioned Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in their 2014 campaign materials.
Tags: Joe Markley, Rob Sampson, SEEC, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, JR Romano, Donald Trump, dh
July 27, 2016
by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2016 1:12pm
July 22, 2016
by Christine Stuart | July 22, 2016 11:28am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s 2014 re-election campaign and the Connecticut Democratic Party may have settled their fundraising dispute with state regulators, but a party official confirmed today that they are cooperating with a new investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s office into claims of illegal fundraising.
Tags: SEEC, grand jury, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Courant, FEC, mailings, Leigh Appleby, Democratic Party, dh
June 21, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 21, 2016 12:10pm
The investigation into whether the Connecticut Democratic Party properly used federal campaign funds to pay for a mailer featuring Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ended last week when the party settled with election regulators.
June 15, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 15, 2016 2:16pm
(Updated 6:50 p.m.) A bitter, nearly two-year fight between state election regulators and the Connecticut Democratic Party regarding mailers the party sent out in 2014 promoting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election campaign came to an end Wednesday.
Tags: Democratic Party, election regulators, SEEC, Michael Brandi, JR Romano, subpoena, dh
March 17, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 17, 2016 4:30am
The Connecticut Democratic Party wants to make sure Superior Court Judge Antonio Robaina wasn’t prejudiced by what the head of the State Elections Enforcement Committee said about pending legislation.
March 8, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 8, 2016 5:30am