August 19, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 19, 2016 5:31pm
August 18, 2016
by Paul McConnell | August 18, 2016 8:00am
August 17, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 17, 2016 2:10pm
While experts have dismissed the idea floated by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that the national election could somehow be “rigged,” Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson seems to be concerned that it could be hacked.
by Christine Stuart | August 17, 2016 5:30am
Middletown Mayor Dan Drew admitted Tuesday at a news conference in Middletown that they have no evidence that the Senate Republican caucus misused state resources when its website contractor did some additional political consulting work for a handful of campaigns.
Tags: Align Media, Voter Trove, Len Fasano, Dan Drew, Middletown
August 15, 2016
by Jack Kramer | August 15, 2016 10:30am
Supporters of Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein claim they have submitted between 14,000 and 15,000 signatures of Connecticut voters to the Secretary of the State’s office asking for Stein’s name to be on November’s ballot.
Tags: jill stein, Green Party, Gary Johnson, Libertarian Party, signatures, ballot, dh
by Christine Stuart | August 15, 2016 5:30am
Essex First Selectman Norm Needleman, who is challenging Republican state Sen. Art Linares for his 33rd Senate district seat, filed a complaint against Linares’ campaign Friday with four state offices, including election regulators and the chief state’s attorney.
Tags: Norm Needleman, Art Linares, dh
August 12, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | August 12, 2016 5:30am
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 4:17pm
(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 1:32pm
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 8, 2016
by Jack Kramer | August 8, 2016 5:30am
If you are a close follower of this year’s wild presidential contest, you’ve been reading the past few days about a hard to believe scenario — Donald Trump either quitting or getting booted as the Republican nominee.