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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,

Another day, another $1.25 million in “independent” expenditures floods Connecticut’s U.S. Senate race

Yesterday the total spent by independent groups, supposely not affiliated with Connecticut’s US Senate candidates, was $8.5 million, according to the Federal Election Commission. Today that total is

As Romney’s schedule is affected by Hurricane Sandy, local campaign offices help with relief efforts

“I want to mention that our hearts and prayers are with all the people in the storm’s path. Sandy is another devastating hurricane by all accounts, and a lot of people are going to be facing some real tough times as a result of Sandy’s fury,” Romney told supporters at his morning rally in Avon Lake, Ohio.

Jonesing for a political debate? 4th District still has two left.

So maybe you were initially relieved when the high-stakes presidential debates were finished. Maybe you wondered what was the point of the name-calling and mud-slinging that passed for the U.S. Senate

Steve Obsitnik wrote himself $200,000 check ($333,000 in all) in 4th District race against US Rep. Jim Himes

The new Federal Election Commission filings are trickling in. Republican Steve Obsitnik’s shows that of the $669,738 raised in the three months ending September 30, $200,000 came in a loan he gave his

Murphy has $2.2 M on hand for the final phase of the U.S. Senate throwdown

Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy’s campaign reports today that the report they are filing with the Federal Election Committee today will say he raised about $3.03 million in the last quarter for the

Obsitnik: FEC report will show a half million dollar$ on hand for campaign’s final phase.

“We had a great fundraising quarter,” said Amanda Bergen, campaign spokesperson for Steve Obsitnik of Westport, the Republican trying to unseat 4th District U.S. Rep. Jim Himes. She said that

Wayne Winsley, Naugatuck’s long-odds challenger to US Rep. Rosa DeLauro, wins filing contest at FEC

Wayne A. Winsley, the 49-year-old private investigator and former radio personality in Bridgeport, Norwalk and Danbury, who is the Republican challenger to U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, was the first of the

US House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will stump Sunday in Greenwich for Obsitnik, raise $ for Roraback. Himes, Esty, weigh in.

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia will join Republican 4th District candidate Steve Obsitnik in Temple Sholom on East Putnam Avenue in Greenwich on Sunday morning at 9:30 for a

Sometimes sarcasm just doesn’t look very good in print. Ask Sen. Scott Frantz

This from today’s Greenwich Time coverage of the opening of the local GOP headquarters, quotes state Sen. L. Scott Frantz, but without the transition, could be used as “bulletin board” fodder in the