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Robert Braddock, Jr. outside New Haven Federal Court following his arraignment on campaign finance-related charges. The charges relate to Braddock's work for congressional candidate and Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Former Donovan Aide Convicted In Campaign Contribution Scheme

A federal jury has convicted a former aide to ex-Connecticut House Speaker Christopher Donovan in connection with illegal contributions to Donovan’s failed congressional campaign last year.

05/21/2013

Robert Braddock, Jr., left, outside New Haven Federal Court following his arraignment on campaign finance-related charges. His attorney Frank Riccio the Second is at right. The charges relate to Braddock's work for congressional candidate and Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Closing Arguments Set In Ex-Donovan Aide’s Trial

A federal court jury is scheduled to hear closing arguments and begin deliberations in the corruption trial of an aide to former Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan.

05/21/2013

Robert Braddock, Jr. outside New Haven Federal Court following his arraignment on campaign finance-related charges. The charges relate to Braddock's work for congressional candidate and Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Defense Rests In Trial Of Former Donovan Aide

Defense attorneys in the federal corruption trial of Robert Braddock Jr., a campaign aide to former Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan, rested their case Monday after deciding not to call any witnesses.

05/20/2013

Robert Braddock, Jr., left, outside New Haven Federal Court following his arraignment on campaign finance-related charges. His attorney Frank Riccio the Second is at right. The charges relate to Braddock's work for congressional candidate and Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Trial Of Ex-Donovan Aide Starting Monday

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A trial is scheduled to start for a former aide to Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan charged in an alleged campaign finance scheme. Robert Braddock Jr.’s trial starts Monday in […]

05/13/2013

Fifth Congressional District map

More Arrests In Campaign Finance Investigation

A federal grand jury has indicted seven people in the ongoing investigation of campaign contributions in the Fifth Congressional District race.  It brings to eight the number of people facing prosecution for conspiring to disguise […]

07/26/2012

Fifth Congressional District map

Federal Indictment Returned In Campaign Finance Investigation

A federal grand jury sitting in New Haven has returned a three count indictment atainst the former finance director for the 5th District Congressional campaign of Chris Donovan.

07/11/2012

Donovan lightened

Donovan: Aide’s Arrest Was “Like Getting Punched In the Stomach”

A defiant and emotional Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan strongly denied Sunday that he had any knowledge of money trading hands in exchange for legislation as alleged by federal authorities who arrested the one-time finance director of his congressional campaign.

06/03/2012

Alleged Figure In Campaign Probe Resigns Union Jobs

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A man identified as a central figure in a federal probe that led to the arrest of the Connecticut House Speaker’s campaign finance director has resigned from his union jobs. The […]

06/02/2012

House Speaker Chris Donovan. File photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Capitol Reacts To Arrest Of Donovan Finance Director

The Republican leader of the Connecticut Senate on Friday called for Democratic congressional candidate Christopher Donovan to step down as state House speaker amid a federal investigation into alleged illegal campaign contributions.

06/01/2012

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