by Paul Bass | Apr 20, 2018 12:29 pm
Like other Democrats running for Connecticut attorney general, William Tong promises to use the position to fight back against Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans. If elected, he may very well find himself serving alongside a pro-Trump Republican governor. What to do then?
Well, he said, there’s always Section 3-125 of the state’s general statutes.
Continue reading ‘Tong Seeks Anti-Trump Mantle With Bio, Record’
by Staff | Apr 18, 2018 3:37 pm | Comments (2)
Rosa DeLauro can stop looking to her left.
Continue reading ‘Bryan Anderson Suspends Campaign’
by Thomas Breen | Apr 18, 2018 8:48 am | Comments (2)
One spoke of how his grandfather worked as a machinist for three decades at Winchester Arms. Another recalled being voted “most respect on either side of the aisle” in the legislature. A third boasted that his financial credentials makes him the best state treasurer candidate — in history.
Continue reading ‘Candidates Go One On One’
by Thomas Breen | Apr 12, 2018 7:47 am | Comments (5)
The Connecticut upcoming Democratic Party convention is already rigged, Guy Smith declared. Against him.
Continue reading ‘Smith: I’m Skipping “Rigged” Dem Convention’
by Christopher Peak | Apr 5, 2018 1:33 pm | Comments (8)
The challenge: convince well-connected Hispanic politicos why you’re the best candidate to represent them in statewide office — and do it in under one minute.
Continue reading ‘Statewide Candidates Speed-Date Latinos’
by Paul Bass | Mar 29, 2018 7:54 am | Comments (2)
“I keep my campaign promises, but I never promised to wear stockings.”
—Ella Grasso, quoted in Ella: A Biography.
Susan Bysiewicz wrote the book on Connecticut’s first female governor. Now she’s looking to write the next chapter — with herself in the leading role.
Continue reading ‘Ella’s Biographer Steps Up’
by Paul Bass | Mar 23, 2018 12:50 pm | Comments (5)
More than seven months before Connecticut chooses its next governor, Republican Tim Herbst and Democrats Jonathan Harris and Sean Connolly broke from the pack in early unofficial match-ups.
Continue reading ‘Harris, Herbst, Connolly Break From The Pack’
by Paul Bass | Mar 22, 2018 3:03 pm | Comments (1)
In the Trump era, Connecticut needs a state attorney general who has served as a federal prosecutor with experience bringing corrupt politicians, gun traffickers, and predatory financiers to justice.
So argued Chris Mattei.
Who just so happens to be a former assistant U.S. attorney who worked on those kinds of cases.
Continue reading ‘Mattei: State Needs Prosecutor As AG’
by Staff | Mar 19, 2018 2:58 pm
Erin Stewart Monday became the youngest candidate officially in this year’s governor’s race — and made a point about it.
Continue reading ‘Youngest Guv Candidate Makes Generational Pitch’
by Paul Bass | Mar 12, 2018 1:10 pm | Comments (15)
Months before the major parties decide who should become Connecticut’s next governor, you can cast an early vote — and in the process challenge our winner-takes-all electoral system.
Continue reading ‘Vote Early. Real Early’