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  • Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call

    Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call
    Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats. The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
  • Latest Tally: Malloy Leads Foley In Conn. By 5,644 Votes

    Latest Tally: Malloy Leads Foley In Conn. By 5,644 Votes
    Unofficial results posted on Connecticut's secretary of the state's website show Democrat Dan Malloy edging out Republican Tom Foley in the governor's race by 5,644 votes. The results were posted Friday shortly after police delivered paper copies of...
  • Ex-WWE Exec Wins GOP Primary For Conn. Senate Seat

    Ex-WWE Exec Wins GOP Primary For Conn. Senate Seat
    Appointed Sen. Michael Bennet won the Democratic nomination to a full term in Colorado Tuesday night, overcoming a fierce primary challenge at home and an outbreak of anti-establishment fever nationwide. In Connecticut, Linda McMahon easily captured the...
  • Fighting to Vote at 16

    Fighting to Vote at 16
    NEW HAVEN — Members of the New 18, a group set on lowering the voting age in New Haven to 16, took to the Green last week to rally and raise awareness. Composed mostly of students at the Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School, the campaign is...
  • NHPD's Internal Affairs is Getting Better But Has a Long Way to Go

    Tamara Hall had in her possession a video of the New Haven police stomping, kicking and punching Joseph Donaby while he was on the ground. It was an event she witnessed first-hand from the driver's seat of her car on Blake Street last month. She says it...
  • Occupy New Haven gets some breathing room

    Occupy New Haven gets some breathing room
    The showdown between New Haven Mayor John DeStefano's administration and the Occupy New Haven campers on The Green has been postponed for at least a couple of weeks. A federal judge is allowing that much time for additional court hearings on the issue,...
  • Big Night For Democrats; Upsets In Middletown, Milford

    Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities. In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...
  • Registration For New Haven Primaries Closes Soon

    Registration For New Haven Primaries Closes Soon
    New Haveners who want to participate in this year's aldermanic and mayoral races have less than a week to register as Democrats. That's because the real elections happen during the primaries. Aside from Arlene DePino, the city's only Republican...
  • Report: McMahon paid for Democrat Goldson's endorsement

    Report: McMahon paid for Democrat Goldson's endorsement
    Ah, Jesus. I liked Darnell Goldson. Liked. Now, not so much. The West Rock alderman was the oppositon to pretty much everything New Haven Mayor John DeStefano wanted. Sometimes, his criticism made him a pariah among his fellow aldermen, many of whom...
  • Malloy, DeStefano, Finch and Segarra urge Congress to repeal DOMA

    Malloy, DeStefano, Finch and Segarra urge Congress to repeal DOMA
    The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a measure to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act last week. It was a party-line vote in favor of sending a bill called The Respect for Marriage Act to the Senate and House. Ten Democrats voted for it; eight...
  • CCM Pushing For President Obama's Controversial Jobs Bill

    President Obama's jobs bill remains stalled in Congress at the moment, but the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities is calling for its passage. CCM pushed for the state's seven-member Congressional delegation, including five House and two Senate...