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Author: Ben Doody

Live presidential debate blog with Themis Klarides and William Tong

Live video from your iPhone using Ustream Please join our two political experts, Democratic state Rep. William Tong and Republican state Rep. Themis Klarides, as they score the first presidential

Is Linda McMahon costing the GOP a Senate seat?

While talking on set with Gov. Dannel Malloy during today’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough implied Republican Senate nominee Linda McMahon is a less viable general election

Is country better off? ‘Hell yeah!’ Malloy says

As Rick Dunham and others have pointed out this week, there’s been no shortage of Democrats struggling with a fairly simple question: Is America better off than it was four years ago? Count Gov.

Primary night in tweets

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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

Obama lands in Westport, not Stamford

The first of President Obama’s two fundraising stops Monday evening was at the Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa. But unlike Obama’s trip to Stamford in 2010 — when the President headlined a

Update on Obama’s Connecticut schedule

President Obama, scheduled to be in Stamford and Westport for fundraisers tonight, will be in town later than expected. The President was initially expected in Stamford shortly after 4 p.m., but an

A guide to #obamainct

President Obama likely doesn’t need much campaigning to win Connecticut this fall. But Obama will be in Fairfield County Monday for a different election-related purpose: Cash. Obama, leading

Geno Auriemma most popular guy in Connecticut

It’s an old debate in Connecticut. Who’s more popular:  Hall of Fame UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun or Hall of Fame Huskies women’s coach Geno Auriemma? According to a poll released Thursday

Obama leads Romney 51-43 in Connecticut

Barack Obama shouldn’t be worried about losing Connecticut this fall, but the race for the state’s even electoral votes is shaping up to be a whole lot closer than Obama’s 2008 race against John