Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been selected as the co-chairman of the platform committee at the Democratic National Convention this summer in Philadelphia.
Malloy will be running the committee with Shirley Franklin, the former mayor of Atlanta.
The committee is an eclectic group that includes San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee and 73-year-old singer-songwriter Carole King, a Grammy Award-winning member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame who is known for the song, “It’s Too Late.’’
Another member is Cyrus Habib, a state senator and attorney from Washington state who graduated from Yale Law School and became a Rhodes Scholar despite being blind because of childhood...