While Connecticut Democrats came away largely satisfied and united as their national party’s convention ended this week, many of their Republican counterparts were grinning and bearing it the week before, as the GOP convention delegates adopted one of the most socially conservative platforms in memory and many key speakers attacked Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton rather than say anything nice about their own guy, Donald Trump.
July 29, 2016
July 28, 2016
It took a half-hour, but Hillary Clinton seemed to hit her stride Thursday night in accepting the Democratic Party’s nomination for president when she started talking about the economy and contrasting her campaign with the one being run by her Republican opponent.
July 27, 2016
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, who demanded a vote on gun violence prevention legislation for 15 hours in the Senate in June, got his five-minutes in the spotlight Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
July 26, 2016
Connecticut delegates supporting Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders said they are happy with what is being touted as the “most progressive” Democratic Party platform in history.
July 25, 2016
PHILADELPHIA — The heat and high humidity didn’t stop thousands of protesters from taking to the streets of Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention.
The Democratic Party’s National Convention in Philadelphia could get off to a rocky start today following DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s decision to step down amid the release of thousands of leaked emails showing the party favoring Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders.