Connecticut Democrats have endorsed Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for a second term in office.
While Republicans nationally have maintained their majority in the U.S. House of Representatives aided by redrawn districts, the GOP in Connecticut has lost every congressional race in the past three elections and failed to win a redistricting plan in 2012 aimed at reversing its fortunes.
The Connecticut Supreme Court is hearing arguments on whether Republican candidates should get the top line on the state’s November ballot.
Democratic Senate candidate Susan Bysiewicz stood by her claim that her rival, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, has accepted more contributions from Wall Street sources than other Democrats, prompting the congressman to accuse Bysiewicz of saying anything to get elected.