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Tuesday, Oct 4, 2011

Shays to Announce Senate Run Today

Shays to Announce Senate Run Today

Former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays plans to file paperwork on Tuesday to enter the race for U.S. Senate. The Republican Congressman who lost his re-election bid in 2008 to Democrat Jim Himes previously told...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2011

McMahon: I'm a Job Creator and Candidate for Senate

McMahon: I'm a Job Creator and Candidate for Senate

The candidate who outspent all other Congressional candidates in 2010 has entered the political arena again. Linda McMahon, the former chief executive officer of World Wrestling Entertainment...

Monday, Aug 22, 2011

Shays to Run for Senate: Report

Shays to Run for Senate: Report

It looks like former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays will make another run for political office. The Republican Congressman who lost his re-election bid in 2008 to Democrat Jim Himes told the Hearst Connecticut...

Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011

Special Election Voter Turnout Could Be 10 Percent

Special Election Voter Turnout Could Be 10 Percent

Voters in 18 Connecticut cities and towns will go to the polls on Tuesday for an unprecedented number of special elections. There are nine special elections to fill three state Senate seats and six seats in the...

Monday, Nov 15, 2010

Commentary: Malloy as the Democrats' Chris Christie?

Commentary: Malloy as the Democrats' Chris Christie?

On November 8, 2010 Democrat Dan Malloy heard what he had wanted to hear from his Republican gubernatorial rival, Tom Foley, a concession speech. The good news for Malloy is that he will fulfill his dream...

Thursday, Nov 4, 2010

Bridgeport Not Only Place With Ballot Problems

Bridgeport Not Only Place With Ballot Problems

Wrong ballots, or none at all. Voters in West Haven experienced both problems on Election Day, reports the New Haven Register. About 40 voters were given wrong ballots at Pagels School, City Clerk...

Thursday, Nov 4, 2010

Vote Total Swings in Malloy's Favor

Vote Total Swings in Malloy's Favor

The roller coaster ride that the race for governor in Connecticut has been over the past few days twisted through another loop on Thursday. The Associated Press election totals show Democrat Dan Malloy now...

Wednesday, Nov 3, 2010

Richard Blumenthal's Victory Speech for Senator

Richard Blumenthal's Victory Speech for Senator

Richard Blumenthal gives his victory speech as Connecticut's new Senator.

Tuesday, Nov 2, 2010

Court Hearing, Extended Voting Hours Over Bridgeport Ballots

Court Hearing, Extended Voting Hours Over Bridgeport Ballots

In the state's largest city, volunteers photocopied ballots.

Tuesday, Nov 2, 2010

Complaints at Polls Over Write-In Candidates

Complaints at Polls Over Write-In Candidates

The Green Party of Connecticut has complained that some town ballots have little or no space for write-in votes. Party spokesman Tim McKee said Tuesday it was nearly impossible to write in candidates in...

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Schools Closed, Scattered Outages as Nor'easter Continues

Schools Closed, Scattered Outages as Nor'easter Continues

A nor'easter reached Connecticut Monday night, bringing snow, sleet and rain statewide and prompting several school districts to cancel or delay classes Tuesday morning.

Car Crashes Into Crown & Hammer in Collinsville

Car Crashes Into Crown & Hammer in Collinsville

One person was taken to the hospital after a car crashed into the Crown & Hammer Pub in Collinsville.

Ferry Services Canceled Ahead of Nor'easter

Ferry Services Canceled Ahead of Nor'easter

Ferry services on the Long Island Sound have been canceled due to weather, according to posts on the company websites.

President Trump Resigned From Businesses; Sons in Charge

President Trump Resigned From Businesses; Sons in Charge

President Donald Trump has resigned from his namesake company and more than 400 affiliated entities, a Trump Organization spokesperson told NBC News. In a statement, the spokesperson, who asked not to...

Kindness of Strangers Touches Former Mailman With Dementia

Kindness of Strangers Touches Former Mailman With Dementia

While the holiday season is over, one former Danbury mailman is seeing a little sparkle in his eye after receiving hundreds of holiday cards.

Trump Makes Illegal Votes Claim to Lawmakers Again

Trump Makes Illegal Votes Claim to Lawmakers Again

President Donald Trump asserted in a private meeting with congressional leaders Monday night that he would have won the popular vote in the 2016 election if 3 million to 5 million immigrants living in the...