July 22, 2016
by Christine Stuart | July 22, 2016 12:28pm
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
July 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | July 20, 2016 10:31am
July 18, 2016
by Jack Kramer | July 18, 2016 5:30am
Supporters of third-party Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein see Bernie Sanders’ failed Democratic campaign as an opportunity for their candidate to pick up new momentum and voters.
July 15, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | July 15, 2016 10:00am
Every four years, delegates gather to draft platforms for their respective parties, creating documents that will eventually be approved by their conventions and then ignored by everybody. So why does this year’s Democratic platform matter?
July 13, 2016
by Max Moran | July 13, 2016 5:30am
Speaking at almost the same time that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called the Democratic National Convention platform released last week “an extremely progressive document.”
July 8, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | July 8, 2016 10:00am
I bet you didn’t know primary season is sneaking up on us. Sure, we had a presidential primary season back in April, but that had passionate public interest, media attention, and huge turnout. The upcoming primaries, scheduled for the hot and drowsy depths of August, will be the opposite of that.
June 23, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 23, 2016 8:00pm
Republican Party Chairman JR Romano said he called the State Elections Enforcement Commission earlier this week to make sure Democratic lawmakers running for re-election know the rules about using a candidate for another office in their campaign materials.
Tags: Donald Trump, JR Romano, SEEC, Leigh Appleby, Brendan Sharkey, dh
June 21, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 21, 2016 1:10pm
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 3:16pm
(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
June 7, 2016
by Max Moran | June 7, 2016 3:44pm