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

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

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

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

Local pols out in force

No shortage of local officials at the Democratic Party convention at Central Connecticut State University Saturday. Most were solidly in the Murphy camp. Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, a former state

Matthew Oakes may back Murphy, Whitnum’s a no show

Underdog U.S. Senate candidate Matthew Oakes of East Hartford got one vote at Saturday’s Democratic Convention. Oakes going into the event knew U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy was “the chosen one” and that he

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, at Democratic convention says city will commemorate the late Margaret E. Morton

Finch said that the Bridgeport City Hall Annex – for those of a certain age the former Read’s Department Store – will be named after the late Sen. Margaret E. Morton, who recently died.

No mention of Bysiewicz

In his acceptance remarks, Chris Murphy avoided any mention of Susan Bysiewicz, who plans to contest him in a Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate nomination. He did, however, point to his 3-to-1