McKinney promotes Shays’ candidacy in new video

State Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, whose late father’s political legacy is forever intertwined with Christopher Shays, is trumpeting the “electability” of the former congressman
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Sweeps week: McMahon’s new TV spot

The state Republican convention is a mere two days away and Senate contender Linda McMahon, looking to replicate her success at the party’s last conclave in 2010, is out today with a new 30-second
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Cappiello answers Linda’s bat phone

Contrary to the handsome and well-chronicled compensation package of Linda McMahon’s 2010 campaign manager David Cappiello, the former state Senator from Danbury is not on permanent retainer.
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Meal ticket: the skinny on Linda’s convention night spread

Southerners have the market cornered when it comes to hospitality. And Linda McMahon is no exception. The North Carolina-raised wrestling mogul is poised to carve up the state Republican convention
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Murphy camp says Bysiewicz known as nasty campaigner

This Democratic primary is ON!!! Responding to Susan Bysiewicz’s comments today to the press regarding her decision to challenge fellow Democrat Chris Murphy’s candidacy for U.S. Senate, the Murphy
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Troopers’ union endorses Donovan w/ staffing bill in limbo

The General Assembly before adjourning Wednesday failed to take action on Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy’s bill eliminating a state police staffing minimum. However lawmakers said the measure will
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Oakes meets with Murphy, endorsement forthcoming

Matthew Oakes, the poor, disabled, gay East Hartford Trekkie who launched an unlikely bid for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination, is exiting the race to back U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy. Oakes during
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An up-Hill grind

If Brian K. Hill is to crash the party at this Friday’s state Republican convention, the U.S. Senate hopeful will have to garner at least 10 percent of the delegates during the first round of voting
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