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Conservatives — at least a few — declare war on the Republican Party

The political chasm is widening. A line has been drawn between two different ideologies, but not between Republicans and Democrats. This gap is between the Republicans and conservatives. “I think the Republican Party is devouring the conservative movement,” said radio host and conservative commentator, Mark Levin on Wednesday. Levin sat down with former Attorney General Edwin […]

National Democratic leader says all-blue U.S. House results in New England is a rejection of tea party Republicans

Robby Mook, executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said this morning that New England’s House delegation will remain all-blue because voters repudiated “extreme” tea

The election in songs: A political playlist to tide you over till 2014

Your new workout playlist.

Himes won in suburbs, too

In addition to winning in the cities, US Rep Jim Himes also beat Republican Steve Obsitnik in Shelton, Ridgefield, Trumbull, Monroe, Westport, Weston and Fairfield
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Black Rock School totals

1,822 of 3,300 eligible voters have cast ballots in Bpt’s Black Rock School by 6:40. About 20 electioneers jockeying, about evenly divided between Yes and No on the question of a mayoral-appointed
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Fairfield’s McKinley School has high turnout

Peter Hood, moderator at McKinley School, knows the big turnout means something. “We have been crazy,” he said at around 6 pm. “We’ve seen whole families come in. There is some real democracy in
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No lines in Stratford

Voting at the Baldwin Center in Stratford this afternoon was painless. I was curious to see if there would be lines like there are some of the other polling places throughout the area. I must admit, I

GOP chief says the party is about to begin

Republican State Chairman Jerry Labriola just said in a phone interview that workers and candidates have put themselves in position to do well tonight. “We’ve been working very hard behind the scenes
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State Dems’ leader sees a lot of blue

Nancy DiNardo of Trumbull, chairwoman of the Democratic State Central Committee, said this morning that big turnout, which seems to be occurring, bodes well for President Obama, US Rep Chris Murphy,

A viewer’s guide to Election Night 2012

Key races in states with early poll closing times will offer us some important clues as to whether the American people are delivering a clear verdict – or if the final results won’t be know until Wednesday morning or later. A rule of thumb: The later we go before knowing the winner, the better it is for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.