July 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | July 20, 2016 2:13pm
July 18, 2016
by Dillon Carr | July 18, 2016 5:47pm
CLEVELAND — Yenimar Cortes, a Tlaxcala, Mexico native who grew up in New Haven, joined United We Dream activists Monday during an anti-Donald Trump rally in Cleveland’s downtown area outside the Republican National Convention.
July 15, 2016
by Sarah Darer Littman | July 15, 2016 8:00am
While Bernie Sanders supporters mourn his endorsement of Hillary Clinton, they should take real comfort that his delegation helped public education activists make an impact on the Democratic Party platform.
July 14, 2016
by Jack Kramer | July 14, 2016 5:30am
Hard-core Connecticut supporters of Bernie Sanders are having a hard time digesting that the 74-year-old Democratic socialist campaign for president is over — and — that he endorsed Hillary Clinton.
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.”
June 29, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2016 9:09pm
The deaf community wanted to make sure their voices were heard Wednesday when they rallied outside a state office building in Hartford in support of 35 state interpreters who were laid off this week.
June 16, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | June 16, 2016 6:00pm
I wish I knew how to feel after Orlando. I’ve felt so many things, from shock to horror to anger to grief to a deep, worried sadness that refuses to fade, days later. I’ve seen the people around me react with fury, with political slogans, with hate, and with resignation.
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June 15, 2016
by Jack Kramer | June 15, 2016 3:30pm
(UPDATED 7 a.m.) In the closing moments of a nearly 15-hour filibuster, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, announced early Thursday morning that Senate Democrats received a commitment from Republicans to schedule votes to close the terror gap and expand background checks for firearm purchases.
June 2, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 2, 2016 4:08pm
Democratic lawmakers in the House Thursday decided there wasn’t enough support for Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s bail reform proposal to raise the bill.
June 1, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 1, 2016 3:31pm
WATERBURY — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy already gave up half of his criminal justice reforms, but it still may not be enough to get the legislation across the finish line Thursday when the House reconvenes for a one-day special session.