by Barth Keck | Jan 30, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Campaign Finance | Education | Election 2016 | Election 2017 | Election 2018 | Opinion | State Capitol | Danbury | Hartford | New Haven | Norwalk
Another year, another wave of proposed laws. As a teacher, I’m always interested in how new laws might affect schools. Two specific proposals caught my eye.
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by Staff Report | Nov 29, 2018 11:44pm
Posted to: Courts | Election 2016
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut Chief Disciplinary Counsel Brian Staines is seeking disciplinary action against Paul J. Manafort Jr. for his criminal conviction in September.
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by Susan Bigelow | Nov 16, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | DC News Junkie | Election 2016 | Election 2018 | Opinion | 2nd CD | 4th CD | 5th CD
Pretty darn safe. For now.
Jahana Hayes won a big victory in Nancy Johnson’s old stomping grounds on November 6, as what was once a reliable Republican district continues its seemingly unstoppable march into Democratic hands.
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by Christine Stuart | Oct 10, 2018 6:27am
Posted to: Election 2016 | Poll
HARTFORD, CT — (Updated with Facebook video) Female voters are giving Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont their support and an 8 point lead over Republican newcomer Bob Stefanowski, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll.
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by Peter Urban | Aug 24, 2018 11:11am
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Election 2016 | White House
WASHINGTON — Senator Richard Blumenthal and Representative Jim Himes said it is too soon to talk impeachment of President Donald Trump as two more of his associates face jail time for illegal activities.
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by Christine Stuart | Aug 21, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2016 | Election Policy | CEP | White House
HARTFORD, CT — It took nearly two years, but state election regulators found that it was improper for a state Senate candidate to use Republican President Donald Trump in a mailing.
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by Peter Urban | Jul 27, 2018 11:00am
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Election 2016 | Law Enforcement | Legal | White House
U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th, this week slammed members of the conservative Freedom Caucus for introducing a resolution to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein.
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by Peter Urban | Jun 15, 2018 11:00am
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Election 2016 | Ethics | Law Enforcement | White House
The inspector general for the Justice Department released a detailed report this week critical of senior FBI leaders — including former Director James Comey — over how they handled the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails.
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by Christine Stuart | May 12, 2018 8:29pm
Posted to: Election 2016
MASHANTUCKET — Sen. Joe Markley, who has been running for lieutenant governor for about a year, clinched the Republican Party’s endorsement Saturday to close out the GOP’s two-day convention.
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by Bhumika Choudhary | Apr 16, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Election 2016 | Election 2018 | Election Policy | Federal Budget
HARTFORD, CT – Connecticut was one of 21 states targeted by hackers in 2016, and while no information was taken from its online voter registration system, the state received $5.1 million in new federal funds to beef up its security.
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