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Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010

Commentary: Fame and Fortune Don't Win Elections

Commentary: Fame and Fortune Don't Win Elections

With the conclusion of the 2010 campaign we can, once and for all, declare that winning political campaigns is not as simple as having great name recognition or a big wallet. As John Housman stated so clearly...

Tuesday, Oct 26, 2010

Blumenthal Has 12-Point Lead: Poll

Blumenthal Has 12-Point Lead: Poll

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has a 12-point lead over Republican Linda McMahon in the U.S. Senate race in a poll released on Tuesday morning. He also has a higher favorability rating, and pollsters...

Monday, Oct 25, 2010

Tuesday Is the Last Day to Register to Vote

Tuesday Is the Last Day to Register to Vote

Election Day may be three weeks a way, but the opportunity for many to have a say in the outcome is fast approaching.

Thursday, Oct 21, 2010

President Makes Another Campaign Trip for Dems

President Makes Another Campaign Trip for Dems

President Obama is visiting Bridgeport to support local Democratic candidates.

Thursday, Oct 21, 2010

Murphy, Caligiuri Tangle on Jobs, Social Security Health Care

Murphy, Caligiuri Tangle on Jobs, Social Security Health Care

Democratic incumbent 5th District U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy and Republican challenger Sam Caligiuri debate in front of AARP audience.

Thursday, Oct 21, 2010

McMahon Spends More Than $40M on Senate Race

McMahon Spends More Than $40M on Senate Race

Linda McMahon, former WWE CEO, vowed to spend up to $50 million.

Thursday, Oct 21, 2010

Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

The deadline is just a week before Election Day.

Thursday, Oct 21, 2010

Foley Camp Distances Itself from Pastor’s Controversial Statements

Foley Camp Distances Itself from Pastor’s Controversial Statements

Tom Foley spokeswoman Liz Osborn said the Rev. Barbara Sexton was not, as Democrats claim, a member of a coalition working to convince independent voters to support Foley.

Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010

Malloy Rises to 49 Percent, Foley at 42 in Q-Poll

Malloy Rises to 49 Percent,  Foley at 42 in Q-Poll

Democrat Dan Malloy is moving closer to 50 percent in the race for governor against Republican Tom Foley. Quinnipiac University released a poll on Friday morning showing Malloy with 49 and Foley with 42 percent...

Thursday, Oct 14, 2010

Blumenthal Has First Double-Digit Lead in Months

Blumenthal Has First Double-Digit Lead in Months

For the first time in months, Democratic State Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has a double-digit lead in the U.S. Senate race. A Quinnipiac University poll released on Thursday morning puts Blumenthal...

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First Alert: Wintry Mix Expected Friday
First Alert: Wintry Mix Expected Friday

NBC Connecticut Meteorologists have issued a 'First Alert' for a wintry mix that will impact the state on Friday.

Woman, Teen & 12-Year-Old Boy Shot in New Britain: Officials
Woman, Teen & 12-Year-Old Boy Shot in New Britain: Officials

New Britain police are looking for a 36-year-old man in connection to the shooting of a 12-year-old boy, a 17-year-old and a woman, according to local officials.

1 Hospitalized After Bridgeport Police Officer-Involved Shooting
1 Hospitalized After Bridgeport Police Officer-Involved Shooting

A Bridgeport officer was involved in a shooting on Wednesday night, the department said.

Missing Plainville Hiker's Body Found
Missing Plainville Hiker's Body Found

The body of the missing Plainville man who was last seen before going hiking over the weekend was found on Wednesday.

Seattle Announces Suit Over Trump's Sanctuary Cities Threat
Seattle Announces Suit Over Trump's Sanctuary Cities Threat

Seattle filed a lawsuit Wednesday over President Donald Trump's executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities that refuse to cooperate with efforts to find and deport immigrants in the country illegally. Mayor Ed Murray said the order issued in January punishing "sanctuary cities" is unconstitutional and creates uncertainty around the city's budget. Other governments have sued Trump over the sanctuary issue. San Francisco filed a lawsuit earlier this year, also saying the order was unconstitutional. California's Santa Clara County and two Massachusetts cities with large Latino populations - Chelsea and Lawrence - have also taken legal action.

Judge in Hawaii Extends Order Blocking Trump's Travel Ban
Judge in Hawaii Extends Order Blocking Trump's Travel Ban

A federal judge in Hawaii decided Wednesday to extend his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued the longer-lasting hold on the ban just hours after hearing arguments. Hawaii says the policy discriminates against Muslims and hurts the state's tourist-dependent economy. The implied message in the revised ban is like a "neon sign flashing 'Muslim ban, Muslim ban'" that the government didn't bother to turn off, state Attorney General Douglas Chin told the judge.