Clooney or Connecticut?

Connecticut’s top Democrat won’t hold it against former Sen. Chris Dodd if he has developed a man crush on a certain Hollywood leading man: George Clooney. Dodd, who retired from the Senate at the end
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Roll-your-own bill a complex issue

Some Democrats are saying when the legislature meets in special session tomorrow members must pass legislation aimed at taxing the roll-your-own tobacco industry because of the related scandal
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Fired Donovan campaign manager taps Donovan donor for attorney

Political observers speculated Joshua Nassi, Chris Donovan’s ex-congressional campaign manager/confidante, was an unidentified co-conspirator referenced in the federal affidavit released last week
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Time to rebrand?

If only Christopher Shays had Don Draper on speed dial. The former congressman, who has marketed himself as the most electable Republican running for Senate, will undoubtedly have to tweak his
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Donovan’s secret weapon: Campaign manager’s baby

As he works to salvage his 5th District congressional campaign and reputation, state House Speaker Chris Donovan, D-Meriden, might want to seriously consider borrowing his campaign manager’s baby for
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Murphy campaign on Q-Poll: Holy #@%*%!!! Send money!!!

Read into it what you will – panic or mock panic. In the wake of this morning’s Quinnipiac University poll showing Republican Linda McMahon within three points of Democrat Chris Murphy in the general
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‘Work cut out’ for Shays campaign

Reached on the phone by Hearst Connecticut Media Group’s Ken Dixon earlier today, here’s how Amanda Bergen, communications director for Chris Shays’ U.S. Senate campaign, said about today’s Quinnipiac
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McMahon, Murphy open huge primary leads

Fresh off receiving endorsements from their respective parties at their state conventions, frontrunners Linda McMahon and Chris Murphy are now running away from their primary opponents in the state’s
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