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Panel Uncovers Voting Irregularities on Election Day in Hartford

Panel Uncovers Voting Irregularities on Election Day in Hartford

During the first meeting of the Committee of Inquiry into Hartford's Registrars of Voters on Election Day, members examined evidence of voting irregularities across the city, and not just individual precincts. Watch »

3 hours ago
NY Congressman Expected to Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud: Official

NY Congressman Expected to Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud: Official

New York Rep. Michael Grimm is expected to plead guilty to a single count of tax fraud Tuesday in Brooklyn federal... Read »

6 hours ago
Democratic Party Chair Will Not Seek Re-election

Democratic Party Chair Will Not Seek Re-election

Longtime Connecticut Democratic Party chairman Nancy DiNardo says she will not seek re-election as the party's... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
DiNardo Won’t Pursue Another Term as Chair of State Democratic Party

DiNardo Won’t Pursue Another Term as Chair of State Democratic Party

Nancy DiNardo, the first woman to be elected chair of the Connecticut Democratic Party, is stepping down after... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a

Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a "Few Complaints," Praise...

Gov. Deval Patrick has fielded hundreds of calls during his monthly "Ask the Governor" radio show. Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
State Senator's Condition Improving After Fall at Home

State Senator's Condition Improving After Fall at Home

In just three weeks, members of the Connecticut House and Senate will take their seats for the 2015 session, and one... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Malloy Inauguration Slated for Jan. 7

Malloy Inauguration Slated for Jan. 7

Connecticut residents are being welcomed to attend Gov. Dannel Malloy's second inaugural ceremonies, including a... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Towns and Cities Pushback Against DEEP Proposal

Towns and Cities Pushback Against DEEP Proposal

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities is fighting a proposal from the Department of Energy and Environmental... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
Outgoing Education Commissioner Going to Rhode Island

Outgoing Education Commissioner Going to Rhode Island

Gov.-elect Gina Raimondo says she will nominate Connecticut's education commissioner to be Rhode Island's first... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Governor Announces New Communications Director

Governor Announces New Communications Director

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says his campaign spokesman will become his new communications director. Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush jolted the 2016 Republican primary race with his Tuesday announcement that he is... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Malloy Picks Campaign Aide to Become New Spokesman

Malloy Picks Campaign Aide to Become New Spokesman

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy says his campaign spokesman will become his new communications director. Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Jeb Bush: I'll

Jeb Bush: I'll "See If My Message Can Resonate"

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush took his most definitive step yet toward running for president Tuesday, saying he will... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
Malloy Holds Onto Key Cabinet Members

Malloy Holds Onto Key Cabinet Members

Three key members of Gov. Dannel Malloy's administration are staying on for the Democrat's second term. Read »

Dec 11, 2014
Connecticut Republicans Stick With Chairman Labriola

Connecticut Republicans Stick With Chairman Labriola

Connecticut Republican Party chairman Jerry Labriola will hold onto his job for the final six months of his second... Watch »

Dec 11, 2014
Voter Turnout in November was 56 Percent

Voter Turnout in November was 56 Percent

The turnout for the general election in November was almost 56 percent, according to the Secretary of the State. Read »

Dec 10, 2014
New Simsbury First Selectman Looks to Build Trust

New Simsbury First Selectman Looks to Build Trust

Lisa Heavner knows that she has big shoes to fill when she takes over as Simsbury’s First Selectman for Mary... Read »

Dec 9, 2014
Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

The portrait of former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will be hung alongside past governors at the state Capitol nearly... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas Card Bribe

Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas...

The former chief of staff for a Chicago alderman pleaded guilty Thursday to accepting a Christmas card containing a... Read »

Dec 4, 2014
Malloy Says State Won't Have Deficit

Malloy Says State Won't Have Deficit

Governor Dan Malloy once again said Wednesday that Connecticut won't have a problem balancing its checkbook. Watch »

Dec 3, 2014

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