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Martha Dean backs conspiracy theorists

Former Republican attorney general candidate Martha Dean was called out by Democrats this morning for comments she made on her Facebook page giving some credence to conspiracy theorists who believe

Esty to serve as vice chair of gun violence task force

Freshman congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, D-5, pledged Friday to seek “commonsense, federal gun safety policies” Friday after being named  a vice chairwoman of the  Congressional Gun Violence Prevention

Voters allegedly turned away from Danbury poll

At least two people were allegedly turned away from the polling site at the War Memorial in Danbury Tuesday, according to  Ingrid Alvarez-DiMarzo, director of the Danbury Hispanic Center, after asking

The real scoop – showing ID at the polls

There seems to be a lot of confusion at some of the polls today about voters who are being asked for a photo id before casting their ballots. According to the Secretary of The State’s web site,

Danbury turn out trails 2008, so far

While voting officials have reported a heavy turnout throughout Danbury this morning, the numbers continue to trail the turn out from the historic 2008 presidential election. Mary Ann Doran, the

McMahon antics not playing out in Danbury

Danbury Democratic Town Committee chairman Joseph DaSilva Jr. said some of the “games McMahon is clearly playing in other urban areas” have not as yet been evident in the state’s seventh largest city.

Esty working the polls in Danbury

Congressional candidate Elizabeth Esty was out early at the polls this morning working hard for every vote. The 5th district candidate said she started her morning visiting several polling sites in

What’s at stake in Greater Danbury

While all eyes will be on the battle for the White House Tuesday,  voters will also have a lot of say about the balance of power in the Greater Danbury area with an open congressional seat and several

Bloomberg buy brings 5th district race past $16 million mark

More than $2 million of independent expenditures has been funneled this week into the 5th Congressional District battle between state Sen. Andrew Roraback, a Republican, and his Democratic opponent

Roraback reports pre-election fund raising numbers

With less than two weeks to go before the election, state Sen. Andrew Roraback’s congressional campaign for the 5th district announced Thursday that he’s raised about $241,000 since the beginning of