HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) A federal appeals court has upheld convictions against a former aide to ex-Connecticut House Speaker Christopher Donovan in connection with illegal contributions to Donovan’s failed congressional campaign in 2012. The 2nd U.S. […]
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A former aide to ex-Connecticut House Speaker Christopher Donovan is facing sentencing in connection with illegal contributions to Donovan’s failed congressional campaign last year. Robert Braddock Jr. is scheduled to […]
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A key witness in the federal trial against a campaign aide to former Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan discussed his role Wednesday in a scheme to illegally funnel nearly $28,000 […]
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a former aide to Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan charged in an alleged campaign finance scheme. Prosecutors and lawyers for […]
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ The finance director of former Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan’s failed congressional campaign is due back in court on charges of trying to hide the source of campaign contributions. Robert […]
Daniel Roberti, one of House Speaker Chris Donovan’s two Democratic rivals in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District primary, is calling on him to withdraw from the race.
Federal investigations are casting shadows over two candidates’ campaigns in the closely watched 5th Congressional District, an unusual development for a single race in a state dubbed “Corrupticut” after an earlier outbreak of scandals.
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.
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.”