Nantucket Reds

They live in Greenwich. And summer in Nantucket, where the seasons are used interchangeably as verbs and nouns. And now they’re helping Mitt Romney, who has been savaged by the political left for
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$500 per ticket + drinks

Guests waited outside the Stamford Marriott to enter a fundraiser for President Obama Monday. STAMFORD — Turns out $500 does not buy an open bar. Democratic City Committee Chairman John Mallozzi told

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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Blumenthal applauds lack of base closures

The Pentagon’s decision to back away from another round of military base closings next year won applause Tuesday from Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced that the
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Onlookers cheer as presidential motorcade arrives in Westport

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Local Government > Federal Government?

Here’s an ironic realization: One of the most interesting observations I’ve heard about town government in Westport came while I was reporting Monday on the visit of the totem of federal government,
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Obama’s night in Connecticut on Twitter

President Obama spent Monday evening in Fairfield County, attending fundraisers in Stamford and Westport before heading back to Washington. Here’s how the night unfolded on Twitter: [View the story
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