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New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Tobacco Shop Owner Draws 6 Months in Donovan Case

A Middlebury man who owned two roll-your-own tobacco shops in Waterbury has been sentenced to six months in prison for his role in a campaign financing scheme involving former state House Speaker Chris Donovan’s failed 2012 congressional campaign.

01/08/2014

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Campaign Finance Rally In Hartford

A coalition of labor, environmental, and student groups turned out today in Hartford for a rally on the financing of political campaigns. Currently, there’s a $123,000 cap on donations to campaigns, parties or PACs during […]

10/08/2013

New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Prison For Smoke Shop Owners In Campaign Scheme

A former police detective who co-owned a smoke shop was sentenced Wednesday to more than two years in prison for his participation in a scheme to direct illegal campaign contributions to the failed congressional campaign of former state House Speaker Christopher Donovan.

09/04/2013

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.

38 Month Sentence For Fundraiser In Campaign Finance Scheme

A former aide to ex-Connecticut House Speaker Christopher Donovan has been sentenced to more than three years in prison in connection with illegal contributions to Donovan’s failed congressional campaign last year.

08/27/2013

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

New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Donovan Campaign Manager Pleads Guilty

Two of eight people charged in connection with illegal contributions made to the failed congressional campaign of former state House Speaker Christopher Donovan today pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges.

04/12/2013

New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Middlebury Man Pleads Guilty In Donovan Campaign Case

A Middlebury man who owned two roll-your-own tobacco shops in Waterbury has pleaded guilty for his role in an alleged campaign financing plot surrounding former House Speaker Chris Donovan’s one-time congressional campaign.

01/23/2013

Fifth Congressional District

Labor Official Expect To Change Plea In Campaign Finance Probe

A former president of a Connecticut labor union representing prison guards is expected to change his plea in an alleged campaign financing conspiracy surrounding House Speaker Chris Donovan’s one-time congressional campaign.

10/31/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Biased Media Criticizes Romney’s Top Fundraisers

As the media positively and glowingly report high-profile presidential fundraising events for President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee, they report on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s and the Republican’s big-dollar fundraising gatherings in and around Tampa, Florida during the Republican National Convention with total suspicion and even worse.

08/31/2012

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

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