| Nov 8, 2010
| 4:42 PM
Republican Tom Foley conceded the gubernatorial election Monday to Democrat Dannel Malloy, saying that various problems with voting in Bridgeport were not enough to overturn the outcome of the race.
The official results show that Foley lost by more...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Linda McMahon is promoting her U.S. Senate candidacy on the "personalized" radio website Pandora — possibly targeting Connecticut listeners who are both likely Republican primary voters and enjoy wrestling theme songs.
Over on Capitol Report...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 1:22 PM
You know we’ve reached a new stage of uber-weirdness when Connecticut’s former election law watchdog becomes a front-man for a new SuperPAC formed to raise millions of dollars for a candidate who allegedly hates SuperPACs.
The former state...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Let’s say you were a highly qualified (if somewhat shop-worn) candidate who manages to out-fund-raise an opponent in your own party. The person you’re up against doesn’t have any credentials for the office except having made a ton of...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:20 PM
The contest to choose the 45th president is seven months away and Republicans are still chewing over who to put forward, but the campaign cash is flowing in Fairfield County.
Republican front-runner Mitt Romney has mopped up more than a million dollars...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 10:17 AM
It’s not too surprising that Americans For Prosperity, a national conservative activist group begun with lots of seed money from right-wing mega-billionaires David and Charles Koch, has now opened up a branch in Connecticut.
| May 29, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Chris Powell, the political columnist/managing editor of Manchester's Journal-Inquirer, has called New Haven's policies toward undocumented immigrants "treason" and blamed issues in inner-city schools on the low "caliber of the students themselves," as...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Oh ya, now we’re getting into the fun side of Connecticut politics.
There’s state House Speaker Chris Donovan ducking and dodging ‘cause the top finance guy in his Democratic congressional campaign just got busted by the feds.
| Nov 10, 2011
| 2:18 PM
Connecticut was the only state in the union to move uniformly to the left after the 2010 elections. While other states rushed to elect Tea Party-backed Republicans, we sent liberal Democrats to the House. Richard Blumenthal beat billionaire Linda McMahon,...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 2:21 PM
East Haven Mayor Joseph “Taco” Maturo may well have shot off his own political cojones with his answer to a question about what he planned to do for Latinos in the wake of his town’s police brutality/racial profiling scandal.
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Is poor little rich girl Linda McMahon being taken for another very expensive ride by cynical political hired guns?
After all, Republican consulting gurus like Connecticut's Pat Sullivan stand to make a lot of money (again) as long as McMahon continues...