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Lauretti: He and Boughton to team up for primary Video included

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Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti says he and Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton are teaming up for the Republican primary. More>>

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Lawyers file motion to dismiss charges against John Rowland

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Former Gov. John Rowland is fighting back against federal charges after he was accused of violated campaign laws. More>>

Bacchiochi apologizes to Walker, he accepts

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One day after Penny Bacchiochi accused fellow lieutenant governor candidate David Walker of a racial motivated whisper campaign, she apologized for what she labeled a misunderstanding. More>>

Lt. Gov candidate alleges racial attack by opponent

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State Representative Penny Bacchiochi, a candidate for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor, alleged that an opponent is telling delegates that she is not good for the party because of her bi-racial marriage. More>>

Tom Foley cited for speeding

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Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley is facing a speeding charge. More>>

Martha Dean enters race for governor

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Republican Marth Dean has entered the race for governor Tuesday. More>>

White House on lockdown for second time in 3 days

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For the second time in three days, the White House is on lockdown because of a security breach. More>>

DeLauro, DCF to discuss domestic child trafficking

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U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro is joining a discussion on combating domestic child trafficking. More>>

Gov. Malloy scraps plans for tax rebates

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People across the state are disappointed over that $55 tax refund originally promised by the government that turned out to be too good to be true. More>>

Malloy's rebate checks appear unlikely

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It appears unlikely that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed $55-per-person refund checks will show up in taxpayers' mailboxes. More>>

CT Senate passes Malloy's UTC tax credit deal

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The Connecticut Senate has given final legislative approval to a deal allowing United Technologies Corp. to use up to $400 million in unused tax credits, so long as UTC makes up to $500 million in upgrades and expansions and hires more workers. More>>

Survivor of Cheshire home invasion considers running for congress

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The man, who survived one of the most heinous crimes in state history, may run for the United States Congress. More>>

Campaign 2014

Danbury mayor announces candidacy for governor

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Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton has announced he's a Republican candidate for governor. More>>

Middlebury man faces sentencing in Donovan case

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A Middlebury man who owned two roll-your-own tobacco shops in Waterbury is facing sentencing for his role in a campaign financing plot surrounding former state House Speaker Chris Donovan's failed congressional campaign in 2012. More>>

Senator gets close look at homelessness in CT

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United States Sen. Chris Murphy has gotten a first-hand look at homelessness. More>>

DeStefano lines up Yale teaching job

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New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. has lined up a couple of new jobs when he leaves City Hall after 20 years. More>>

Supreme Court nominee to appear before panel

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Appellate Court Judge Richard Robinson, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's nominee to the Connecticut Supreme Court, is appearing before a legislative committee for a confirmation hearing. More>>

New election set in New Britain over ballot mix-up

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A Hartford Superior Court judge has ordered a new election in New Britain to correct an Election Day ballot mix-up. More>>

First female mayor sworn in to office in Norwich

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Norwich's first female mayor has taken office. More>>

State probes Bridgeport campaign fine complaint

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The state is investigating allegations that Bridgeport Town Clerk Alma Maya waived a campaign fine for a City Council candidate and falsified documents to hide the waiver. More>>

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  • Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

    Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:13:13 GMT
    After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to...More >
    Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a nationally significant general election matchup against Democrat Michelle Nunn.More >
  • Obama fundraising amid many challenges

    Obama fundraising amid many challenges

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:05:42 GMT
    Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him - raising money for his fellow Democrats.More >
    Fundraising amid a swirl of overseas and border challenges, President Barack Obama conceded Tuesday that foreign crises are creating anxieties in an American public already worried that a recovering economy is not...More >
  • Senate, House on collision course on border money

    Senate, House on collision course on border money

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:40:33 GMT
    Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for...More >
    Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to...More >
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  • AP: Obama wins Connecticut for 7 electoral votes

    AP: Obama wins Connecticut for 7 electoral votes

    Tuesday, November 6 2012 8:07 PM EST2012-11-07 01:07:40 GMT
    President Barack Obama has won Connecticut's seven electoral votes, beating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in a state where registered Democrats heavily outnumber registered GOP voters.    ConnecticutMore >
    President Barack Obama has won Connecticut's seven electoral votes, beating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in a state where registered Democrats heavily outnumber registered GOP voters.More >
  • McMahon, Murphy make final pitch to Conn. voters

    McMahon, Murphy make final pitch to Conn. voters

    Monday, November 5 2012 11:11 AM EST2012-11-05 16:11:58 GMT
    Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy are traveling throughout Connecticut, making their final pitch to voters in the closely contested U.S. Senate race. Both have full schedulesMore >
    Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy are traveling throughout Connecticut, making their final pitch to voters in the closely contested U.S. Senate race.More >
  • Merrill to tour polls in 3 Conn. communities

    Merrill to tour polls in 3 Conn. communities

    Friday, November 2 2012 8:44 AM EDT2012-11-02 12:44:41 GMT
    Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is touring polling places in Bridgeport, Trumbull and Greenwich that have been affected by Superstorm Sandy.    Merrill was scheduled to meet with local election andMore >
    Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is touring polling places in Bridgeport, Trumbull and Greenwich that have been affected by Superstorm Sandy.More >
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