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Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Connecticut Democrats Stand By Business Tax Changes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s Democratic leaders were willing Thursday to make minor changes to the business taxes that prompted some major employers to threaten to leave the state, but said they won’t roll the […]


Lt. Gov. Wyman, Gov.Malloy at Access Health CT event, 3-25-14 (John Silva/WTIC Photo)

Democrats Optimistic For A Malloy Win

Connecticut Democrats have endorsed Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for a second term in office.



Defeated GOP Sought Redrawn Connecticut Districts

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.


State attorney general's office lawyer Gregory D'Auria argues before the state Supreme Court.  He represented the secretary of the state's office. Image from CT-N pool video feed.

State Supreme Court Hears Ballot-Line Dispute

The Connecticut Supreme Court is hearing arguments on whether Republican candidates should get the top line on the state’s November ballot.


Chris Murphy and Susan Bysiewicz take part in a Democratic Senate debate at Central Connecticut State University. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Final Murphy-Bysiewicz Debate

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.