| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:37 AM
In their continued push to portray 5th District Republican congressional candidate Mark Greenberg as a right-wing extremist whose views are out of step in Connecticut, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty has dredged up an audio clip of Greenberg discussing gay...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Various state laws, and a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, continue to chip away at women's reproductive rights. Fortunately, those rights have at least one prominent champion: U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
Sen. Blumenthal has called on the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:21 PM
WASHINGTON — The National Republican Congressional Campaign committee has elevated Mark Greenberg, a candidate for the 5th District congressional seat, to "Contender" status.
That means Greenberg is one step away from being a "Young Gun," or top...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:19 PM
U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, has attacked the testimony of her Republican opponent in the upcoming election, Mark Greenberg, in the trial of John Rowland, a former three-term governor who is being tried on charges of violating federal...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:57 PM
NEW BRITAIN — The federal government is providing $1.1 million and Habitat for Humanity is giving $275,000 to have 70 out-of-work, troubled young people build five affordable one-family houses in the city.
Capital Workforce Partners will run the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:09 PM
HARTFORD — Republican Mark Greenberg released a new web ad Thursday blasting a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee opposition research book that mentions his religion, branding the project "99 pages of hate."
Greenberg's campaign has...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:54 AM
The fourth annual Labor Day Parade in Newtown on Monday, Sept. 1 will kick off at 10 a.m. and it will feature many of the state's politicians who will be running for office in the general election in November. Robin Buchanan, the parade organization's...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Democrat Rep. Elizabeth Esty's campaign is rejecting a call by her Republican rival Mark Greenberg to restrict the role of Super PACs in the 5th District race.
"This is just a deceptive ploy from an ultra-rich Tea Party candidate who's been running...
| Aug 22, 2014
FARMINGTON — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, told workers at Turbine Technologies Thursday that businesses should work with schools to provide the kind of education that will train the next generation of manufacturing workers.
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:59 PM
U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty's reelection effort is a getting a boost from a non-partisan national veterans publication.
Veterans Vision, which is published by the Center for American Homeless Veterans, cited Esty's advocacy on behalf of veterans. The...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:47 PM
SIMSBURY — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, appealed to officials and environmental groups Monday for help in building support for a bill that would give federal wild and scenic designation to part of the Farmington River.
Esty met in town...