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Lewis Rome, GOP leader, Candidate For Governor, Dies At 81

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lewis Rome, a former state Senate Republican leader and prominent GOP figure for six decades, has died. He was 81. Rome died Wednesday evening, his Hartford law firm said. A cause […]



State GOP Picks New Chairman

Connecticut Republicans have picked a 36-year-old political consultant to head the party.


Marco Rubio (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Rubio To Address State Republicans

Florida Senator Marco Rubio will be the keynote speaker at the Connecticut Republican Party’s largest annual event, the Prescott Bush Awards Dinner.


Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Report: House GOP Spent More On Lawyers Than Candidates

Connecticut House Republicans spent more money on lawyers in an election year than to pick up more legislative seats.


Tom Foley, 2014 GOP Convention (Courtesy CT-N)

Foley Qualifies For Public Campaign Financing

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Greenwich businessman Tom Foley, the endorsed Republican candidate for governor, is set to receive more than $1.3 million for his GOP primary campaign. The State Elections Enforcement Commission determined Wednesday that […]



GOP Primaries Likely For Other Connecticut Offices

Besides governor, Connecticut Republicans will likely go to the polls on primary day for several other statewide races.


Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Legislative Republicans Revise Their Budget Alternative

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The minority Republicans in Connecticut’s General Assembly are offering up ideas for trimming the new state budget, now that the projected surplus has plunged by $461.5 million. GOP lawmakers on Thursday […]



Outreach Effort By Black Republicans Targets Urban Areas

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The newly formed Connecticut Black Republicans and Conservatives is launching a new urban outreach effort in the state’s Democratic strongholds. Regina Roundtree, founder of the organization, said she wants to help […]


DeLuca McKinney  July 31

McKinney Says He’s Running For Governor

John McKinney, the Republican leader of the state Senate, announced Tuesday he is running for governor in 2014, saying he hopes to restore fiscal prosperity to Connecticut.


John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.