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Working Families Party: We’ll sort it out when Donovan’s back

Since Chris Donovan lost last Tuesday’s Democratic primary, there has been a lot of speculation about whether the retiring state House Speaker from Meriden will continue his run for Congress as the
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Andres Ayala will STILL be 1st Latino in state Senate if elected

State Rep. Andres Ayala, D-Bridgeport, and supporters like Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch have said if elected to the state Senate in November, Ayala will be the first Latino member. I checked the claim
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Don’t expect Gomes to continue as Working Families’ candidate

State Sen. Ed Gomes, D-Bridgeport, lost Tuesday’s three-way primary for his 23rd District seat but has the option of continuing the fight as the Working Families Party’s candidate. Gomes earned the
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Sen. Prague returns to Bridgeport to campaign for Gomes

Retiring state Sen. Edith Prague, D-Columbia, made a second trip to Bridgeport today to campaign for Sen. Ed Gomes. Gomes lost the party’s endorsement to predecessor Ernie Newton and is now locked in
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Newton: Who needs labor, Mayor Finch? God’s on my side.

Caught up today with Ernest Newton, veteran state legislator-turned-felon-turned-endorsed Democratic candidate for his former state Senate seat. Newton is being challenged in next Tuesday’s primary by
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Chimp attack victim Nash expected to attend Hartford hearing

Ex-Stamford resident Charla Nash, who wants to sue state environmental officials over the injuries she suffered after being┬ámauled by a friend’s pet chimpanzee in 2009, is expected to attend an August
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Cafero on McKinney’s call for Donovan probe: Lots of ?s about process

This afternoon state Sen. John McKinney, R-Fairfield, called for the creation of a special legislative inquiry panel to investigate the ongoing campaign finance scandal surrounding House Speaker Chris
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New Roberti ad targets Donovan scandal, takes shot at Esty

Democrat Dan Roberti, who is competing with endorsed candidate House Speaker Chris Donovan, D-Meriden, and ex-state Rep. Elizabeth Esty in a primary in the 5th Congressional District, today released
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Bysiewicz says she’ll support Murphy if he wins primary

The New Haven Register over the weekend reported that ex-U.S. Rep. Chris Shays, who is challenging former wrestling executive Linda McMahon for the GOP nomination to run for U.S. Senate, will not
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Murphy asks TV stations to yank Bysiewicz’s Wall St. ad

In the wake of several news reports last week about inaccuracies in Susan Bysiewicz’s latest campaign ad attacking U.S. Senate rival Chris Murphy, the Murphy campaign, through its attorneys, has
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