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  • State Republicans Hold Out Hope For Gain In U.S. House Seats

    State Republicans Hold Out Hope For Gain In U.S. House Seats
    HARTFORD — Ever since longtime Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Shays lost in November 2008, the entire Connecticut delegation to Washington, D.C., has consisted of Democrats. The five-member delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives has...
  • Candidates Should Nix Outside Spending

    Candidates Should Nix Outside Spending
    Connecticut's popular system to publicly finance campaigns for statewide office and the General Assembly helps ensure candidates raise funds and spend time with the people they are running to represent. Under the Citizens Election Program, the state's...
  • Voting On Tuesday's Election Is In Town Hall

    CANTON — Residents who vote in the election on Tuesday will do so in the auditorium of town hall and the polling stattion will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., the town has announced. In addition to the governor's race and other state-wide offices,...
  • The Courant's Election Choices

    The Courant's Election Choices
    Below are The Courant's picks in top state races, as well as congressional and Hartford legislative races, which are marked with an asterisk and in boldface type. For the full editorials explaining our choices, please go to courant.com/opinion....
  • Esty Beats Greenberg In 5th Congressional District

    Esty Beats Greenberg In 5<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Congressional District
    Incumbent Democrat Elizabeth Esty won a second term in the 5th Congressional District on Tuesday, as Republican challenger Mark Greenberg conceded defeat. Greenberg told supporters about 10:20 p.m. at the Palace Theater in Waterbury that before all...
  • Grant Could Help Unemployed Get Into Health Care Workforce

    NEW BRITAIN — A new federal grant could help more than 250 long-term unemployed residents of central and northern Connecticut get training for new careers, Capital Workforce Partners announced Monday. The $6.7 million grant will also help 45 health...
  • Gun Bill Supporters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected

    Gun Bill Supporters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected
    Connecticut Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey reportedly said some Democrats, particularly freshmen, lost seats in the General Assembly because they voted yes on the 2013 gun safety reform bill. Speaker Sharkey's assessment of the political risk of...
  • In Debate, Greenberg And Esty Both Stress Independence

    In Debate, Greenberg And Esty Both Stress Independence
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty and Republican challenger Mark Greenberg are both pitching themselves as consensus-building moderates in their quest to win over voters in Connecticut's politically independent 5th District. The two candidates...
  • Connecticut Incumbents in Congress Boast Sizeable Bank Accounts

    Connecticut Incumbents in Congress Boast Sizeable Bank Accounts
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty has a huge cash advantage over Mark Greenberg, her Republican challenger, newly filed campaign finance reports show. Esty, a freshman representing Connecticut's 5th District inCongress, had $923,010 on hand as of...
  • Mark Greenberg Calls on CDC Director to Step Down

    Mark Greenberg Calls on CDC Director to Step Down
    Mark Greenberg, who is running for Congress in Connecticut's 5th District, is joining some of his fellow Republicans in calling for an end to Thomas Frieden's leadership at the Centers for Disease Control. Greenberg cited the CDC's manangement of...
  • Records Contradict Claims In Dems' Online 'Research Book' That Bashes Greenberg

    Records Contradict Claims In Dems' Online 'Research Book' That Bashes Greenberg
    National Democrats' online "research book" on Republican 5th Congressional District candidate Mark Greenberg is filled with unflattering assertions on subjects from biographical to legal, The Courant reported in August. But now public records have...