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Rowland Argues Charges Are Unconstitutional

Lawyers for former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland are arguing that some of the federal charges he faces are unconstitutional.

07/01/2014

Surrounded by relatives, Chris Donovan delivers a concession speech in the fifth congressional district Democratic primary. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

No Further Charges In Campaign Investigation

Former Speaker of the State House Chris Donovan says he’s been notified the investigation into the finances of his 2012 Congressional campaign has been wrapped up by the Department of Justice, and Donovan himself will not be charged in the case.

02/03/2014

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McKinney Reports Fundraising Totals

Senate Minority Leader John McKinney says his campaign for governor raised $101,000 the last three months of 2013.

01/10/2014

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Boughton Throws Hat In Gubernatorial Ring

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton says he’s running for the Republican nomination for governor because, “the status quo isn’t working for too many people in Connecticut.”

01/08/2014

Dannel Malloy (Alex Wong/Getty Images,) John McKinney (Courtesy State Senate GOP office)

Malloy California Trip Prompts Call For Review Of Fundraising Rules

Republicans have raised questions about Governor Dannel Malloy’s recent fundraising trip to California. Malloy said he would not apologize for raising money for Democratic causes– and said he expects to continue to do so in future.

10/23/2013

File Photo,  Danel Malloy (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Malloy: No Announcement Any Time Soon

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he has no plans to announce any time soon whether he plans to seek a second term in 2014.

07/26/2013

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

Two-Year Sentence For Defendant In Roll-Your-Own Scheme

One of the eight people convicted of taking part in a scheme to conceal the source of contributions to the Congressional campaign of former State House Speaker has been sentenced to two years in prison.

06/12/2013

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.

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

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Legislature Will Consider Whether State Should Support Direct Presidential Voting

A hearing at the state capitol Monday seeks to put Connecticut on the record with other states calling for a national popular vote for president.

02/24/2013

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Newton Threatens Civil Rights Suit Over Arrest

Former state Sen. and convicted felon Ernest Newton II is threatening to file a federal civil rights lawsuit over his latest arrest.

02/01/2013

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