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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

(Courtesy Department of Social Services)

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

ESPN personality Chris Berman addresses the crowd during the State Farm Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium on July 9, 2012 in Kansas City, Mo. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Obama, Romney Campaigns Want To Appear On ‘Monday Night Football’

Are you ready for some – presidential interviews on “Monday Night Football”?

10/25/2012

Linda McMahon announcing her proposal at Zavarella Woodworking in Newington Wednesday morning (WTIC photo/Aaron Kupec)

FEC Shows $27 Million McMahon Spending On This Campaign

The latest filing with the Federal Election Commission brings to more than $77 million the total amount that former wrestling executive Linda McMahon has spent on this campaign and her unsuccessful bid for Senate two years ago.

10/19/2012

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally at Desert Pines High School on Sept. 30, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nev. (credit: John Gurzinski/Getty Images)

New Hampshire Resident: ‘Obama Couldn’t Run A Lemonade Stand’

New Hampshire has not always been the most hospitable place for Obama. In the 2008 Democratic primary, voters snubbed him for rival Hillary Rodman Clinton just days after Obama routed the former first lady in Iowa’s kickoff caucuses.

10/02/2012

(Courtesy State Offices of Culture and Tourism)

Next Stage Of “Still Revolutionary” Campaign Focuses On Business As Well As Tourism

Connecticut is unveiling the second phase of a two-year, nearly $27 million tourism campaign, focusing on the state’s economic development efforts.

09/17/2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets supporters during a campaign rally at Ross County Courthouse on Aug. 14, 2012 in Chillicothe, Ohio. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney Campaign: Obama Doesn’t Want To Talk About ‘Issues That Matter’

Barack Obama’s re-election campaign kept up pressure against Republican rival Mitt Romney on two fronts Friday, launching a new ad defending the president’s record on Medicare while challenging Romney to release at least five years of tax returns.

08/17/2012

John McKinney (Courtesy State Senate Republicans)

McKinney Calls For Legislative Review Of Allegations Against Donovan’s Campaign

The Republican leader of the Connecticut Senate says a bipartisan legislative panel needs to be created to review the criminal allegations surrounding Democratic House Speaker Chris Donovan’s congressional campaign.

07/31/2012

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