Elizabeth Esty

(WTIC Photo)

Other Races Sort Out; Governor Still Too Close To Call

While Democrats held onto several congressional and statewide seats Tuesday, it remained unclear whether the state’s top Democrat, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, would win a second term.


Elizabeth Esty (WTIC Photo/Matt Dwyer,) Mark Greenberg (WTIC Photo/Matt Dwyer)

Shadow Of Rowland Trial Over 5th District Congressional Race

The corruption trial that led to last week’s conviction of a former Connecticut governor is reverberating in the Fifth District Congressional race.


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5th District Congressional Race Will Be Pricey

Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District race is once again expected to be pricey.


U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Seek Broader Gun Coalition

Several members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation on Friday urged national retailers to take steps to bar guns from their establishments, saying such voluntary efforts could improve public safety and help persuade Congress to pass the gun safety legislation first proposed after the deadly Newtown school shooting.


U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

National Democrats Give $750,000 for Esty’s Race

National Democrats have bought more than $750,000 worth of campaign advertising time to help freshman U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty win her first re-election campaign.


Dr. William Petit. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Petit Not Running For Congress

The Connecticut doctor whose wife and two daughters were killed in a 2007 home invasion says he has decided not to run for Congress.


File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Conn. And Calif. Lawmakers Seek A Health Care FAQ

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut and California want the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to distribute a list of frequently asked questions to help […]


U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Esty Seeks More Support For Vets’ Families

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Rep. Elizabeth Esty is seeking a vote on federal legislation that would expand support for family caregivers of veterans. The Democrat spoke Wednesday on the House of Representatives floor in […]


3 Connecticut Democrats are working to reintroduce stricter background checks for gun purchases. (Getty Images)

Connecticut Dems Trying To Revive Gun Control Bill

Three Connecticut lawmakers are urging Congress to expand background checks on would-be gun buyers.


Elizabeth Esty (Courtesy Esty office)

Esty Hosting Immigration Roundtable

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty has scheduled a roundtable discussion on immigration reform. The 5th Congressional District Democrat has scheduled the event on from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at […]