Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra

Segarra Declines, Bronin Wins Dems Mayoral Endorsement

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Hartford Democrats have endorsed attorney Luke Bronin for mayor, after incumbent Pedro Segarra declined a showdown at the city nominating convention. Bronin, who has received the support of several candidates who […]


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Democratic Fundraiser To Change Names

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut )   –  The State Democratic Central Committee  voted Unanimously Wednesday night to  change the name of the party’s major fundraiser, the Jefferson-Jackson-Bailey Dinner. State Democratic Party Chairman  Nick Balletto said the  decision was […]


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President’s Names May Be Dropped From Dem’s Dinner

By SUSAN HAIGH   Associated Press      HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of […]


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House Dems Hire Outside Media Consultant

The majority Democrats in the Connecticut House of Representatives are hiring an outside media consultant to review the caucus’ communications operations.


State budget

More Budget Talks

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic legislative leaders and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday discussed possible 11th-hour changes to the state budget, including “alternative revenues.” The private meeting came a week after the Democratic governor […]


State Capitol in Hartford, CT

Democrats Say Budget Agreement Near

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic leaders of the Connecticut General Assembly say they’re close to reaching a two-year budget deal with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Senate President Martin Looney said most spending issues have […]


Cong. Jim Himes (Courtesy CT-N)

Progressive Dems Oppose Himes For Leadership Post

By STEPHEN SINGER,   Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Fresh off his election to a fourth term, Rep. Jim Himes faced opposition from liberals in his own party who lobbied against the former Goldman Sachs […]


:BRIDGEPORT, CT - NOVEMBER 02: U.S. President Barack Obama hugs Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy as he speaks in support of Malloy on November 2, 2014 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. On the weekend before Election Day the president is trying to energize the Democratic base to get out and vote. Polls show a tight race in many states with most analysts predicting that the Republicans are on track to make gains and possibly control the U.S. Senate. Malloy is currently in a dead heat with Republican Tom Foley. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Obama Campaign Swing Includes Bridgeport Stop For Malloy

President Barack Obama’s final campaign swing of the midterm election season Sunday included a stop in Bridgeport.


Bill Clinton

Former President Coming To Connecticut

Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Connecticut to help raise money for the state’s Democratic Party.


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Openly Gay Governor Candidate Leads Maine Pride Parade

A Democratic candidate who reluctantly came out of the closet last year found himself serving as the grand marshal of Maine’s biggest gay pride parade and festival Saturday