March 25, 2015
by Timothy Herbst | March 25, 2015 3:00pm
Connecticut residents have weathered their fair share of corruption in government, and as a result hold a certain amount of healthy skepticism for those who hold public office. This is why I am deeply troubled by efforts being undertaken by some elected officials in Bridgeport and Hartford to obfuscate legislation that would prevent a privileged few from financially benefiting from their elected office.
December 19, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | December 19, 2014 4:00pm
Nancy DiNardo, the long-time chairwoman of the state Democratic Party, will not return to the position next year and will instead run for the party’s vice chair position. DiNardo has endorsed Vice Chair Nick Balletto to succeed her.
Tags: Nancy DiNardo, Nick Balletto, Guilford, New Haven, Trumbull, dh
October 7, 2014
by Staff Report | October 7, 2014 11:39am
October 6, 2014
by Kristi Allen | October 6, 2014 8:12pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wasn’t successful cold-calling voters on behalf of Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley Monday, but he told a crowd of Foley supporters they can’t stop making phone calls for another 29 days.
Tags: Chris Christie, Tom Foley, Trumbull, New Jersey, ground game, Kristi Allen, dh
August 15, 2014
by Mary E. O'Leary | August 15, 2014 6:58am
August 13, 2014
by Christine Stuart | August 13, 2014 2:21pm
In a show of unity following a bruising primary battle, Tom Foley, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, allowed his opponent, Sen. John McKinney, to dump a bucket of ice water on his head at his campaign office in Trumbull.
Tags: Tom Foley, Roy Occhiogrosso, Dannel P. Malloy, John McKinney, ALS, ice bucket, dh
May 20, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | May 20, 2014 2:08pm
November 8, 2013
by Terry Cowgill | November 8, 2013 6:30am
There’s nothing like a monumental gaffe to relieve the occasional tedium of writing about politics. That’s one of the reasons pundits were delighted when Barack Obama picked Joe Biden as his running mate. But just when the vice president learned to behave himself, along comes Nancy DiNardo.