| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:30 PM
It's no use: You cannot escape the political ads that have taken over the airwaves and cable wires. They are frequent and repetitive. Sometimes they are annoying and infuriating. Now and then they may imbue optimism about the future or pride in the recent...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:55 PM
With seven weeks remaining until election day, independent groups have spent $3.7 million on the Connecticut gubernatorial race, already surpassing the amount of outside spending in the 2010 race between Republican Tom Foley and Democratic Governor Dannel...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn stashed away nearly $9 million in campaign funds during the first three months of the year, but it’s likely he’ll need every cent of it and a lot more as he defends his seat against wealthy Republican challenger Bruce...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It is laughable to hear Gov. Martin O'Malley say that "our launch failed" when discussing the state's troubled health care exchange ("Md. votes to adopt health exchange software used in Connecticut," April 2).
What failed is Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown,...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:58 AM
The fall campaign for Illinois governor between Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner will feature dueling brands of populism, campaign bankrolls in the tens of millions of dollars and plenty of scorched-earth attacks from...