Planned Parenthood Connecticut announced its endorsements Monday and signaled that it intends to play a role in many of this fall's legislative races.
"We'll be doing doors, phone [banks] and mailers,'' said Chris Corcoran, chairman of Planned Parenthood Votes! Connecticut PAC. This is the first year the group has endorsed legislative candidates.
The list of endorsed candidates includes mostly--but not exclusively--Democrats. Three Green Party candidates--Lauren Shaw of Waterford, Jimmie Griffin of Waterbury and Angela Capinera of Stratford--received the group's backing.
Among the Republicans receiving the group's endorsement were incumbents Sen. Tony...