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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.

02/05/2014

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 […]

12/19/2013

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 […]

11/13/2013

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.

11/02/2013

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 […]

04/29/2013

Elizabeth Esty (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Esty To Hold Tele-Town Hall

Fifth District Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty will hold a tele-town hall tonight in the district to discuss the budget. Esty is expected to be joined by Congressman Chris Van Hollen.  He is a Democratic Ranking Member […]

04/04/2013

Roraback, Esty 10 16 Courtesy CTN

Esty, Roraback Clash

The candidates in the state’s most closely watched congressional race clashed over expiring tax cuts and an oil pipeline in their first debate.

10/17/2012

Elizabeth Esty (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Connecticut AFL-CIO Endorses Esty

The state’s largest labor organization has voted to endorse former state Rep. Elizabeth Esty, who defeated House Speaker Chris Donovan in the Democratic primary.

08/22/2012

Chris Donovan. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Donovan Aide Was Unknown In State Politics

Robert Braddock Jr. was unknown in Connecticut politics when he came to work on House Speaker Chris Donovan’s congressional campaign, but full of promises that he was an “accomplished finance director” with a record of raising millions of dollars.

06/10/2012

House Speaker Chris Donovan. File photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Chris Donovan Campaign’s Finance Director Arrested

In a wiretapped conversation, an unnamed conspirator said “Last time one of these [expletive] drug addicts bounced a check, even though we put the [expletive] money right in their hand.”

05/31/2012

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