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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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Lawmakers Negotiate as Shutdown Takes Effect
Lawmakers Negotiate as Shutdown Takes Effect

Lawmakers continued to try to hammer out a budget plan early Saturday morning after a midnight deadline passed for a shutdown of the federal government.

Troopers Save Driver Overdosing, Asleep With Foot on Brake
Troopers Save Driver Overdosing, Asleep With Foot on Brake

A dramatic moment was caught on police dash cam video as troopers realized a driver of a pick-up was passed out, likely overdosing on heroin, right on I-91 north in Hartford during the afternoon rush.

New London Crews Fixing Potholes
New London Crews Fixing Potholes

Weather is to blame for potholes popping up on roads across the state. New London Public Works crews were out on Ocean Avenue on Friday trying to smooth things out for drivers.

Town Faces Challenge Trying to Redevelop Land in Manchester
Town Faces Challenge Trying to Redevelop Land in Manchester

It has become a bit of a challenge to redevelop a piece of land in Manchester.

North Haven Police Removes Post After Racism Complaint
North Haven Police Removes Post After Racism Complaint

North Haven police removed a post on Facebook after people called it racist.

Flu Hospitalizations Increase Dramatically in Connecticut
Flu Hospitalizations Increase Dramatically in Connecticut

The flu has caused 21 deaths in Connecticut, including six last week, hospitalizations have increased dramatically and health officials expect to continue to see illness from the flu continue for the next...