| Sep 12, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Endorsements for the governor’s race keep rolling in, with the Chicago Teachers Union declaring its support for Gov. Pat Quinn today while Republican challenger Bruce Rauner received the backing of the National Federation of Independent Business....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The long primary season effectively comes to a close Tuesday with contests spread across the Northeast.
The highest-profile contest is in New Hampshire, where former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is expected to coast to a win in Tuesday’s...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 6:35 AM
Bruce Rauner debuted his latest attack ad against Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday — a TV spot called “Headlines” that relies in part on independent news stories but features headlines the Republican’s campaign made up and...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Former President Bill Clinton cheered Florida Democrats on Saturday with recollections of the economic boom times during his presidency – and the hope his party will prevail in 2014 and beyond.
To make that a reality, he helped the state’s...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Republican governor hopeful Bruce Rauner reached into his pocket for another $1.5 million to fund his challenge of Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, bringing to nearly $10 million the amount he has tapped his wallet for since launching his campaign in March...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The Democratic Governors Association has established its long-anticipated beachhead in Connecticut, hiring elements of President Obama's re-election team through a week-old independent expenditure group, Connecticut Forward.
IRS records show...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:00 PM
WATERFORD — After New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that he plans to campaign against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election bid, Malloy swung back at his Tri-State area foe on Tuesday morning.
"I don't mind comparing Connecticut on a...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:17 AM
Finance reports filed Tuesday showed the distinct styles between the two major governor candidates: Republican Bruce Rauner, a wealthy first-time challenger who can tap deep pockets, is willing to raise and spend millions of dollars. Democratic Gov. Pat...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn’s spokeswoman says there’s no truth to an accusation by Republican opponent Bruce Rauner’s campaign that Quinn had something to do with the latest twist in the tale of Rauner’s campaign donations to a former...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Connecticut has the best campaign finance laws in the country, designed to prevent the corrupting influence of big-money donors.
A federal court ruling Tuesday ought to end the Democratic Governors Association's attempt to eviscerate those laws.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Vice President Joe Biden will visit Goodwin College in East Hartford on Wednesday to speak with administrators and students at the private school about the importance of skills building in the workforce.
He is also expected to highlight Goodwin's...