Connecticut Dem Jokes About Corruption

Daniel Halper The Weekly Standard 10/13/2012

Bridgeport’s Democratic mayor Bill Finch, a supporter of Connecticut congressman Chris Murphy‘s bid for the U.S. Senate against Republican Linda McMahon, jokes about corruption:

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch is at it again. The Democrat who presided over a 2010 vote casting and counting scandal in the tight race for […]

Why the Conn. Senate race is so surprisingly competitive

Alexis Levinson The Daily Caller 9/14/2012

Connecticut is not a state traditionally thought of as an opportunity for Republicans. But in a surprising turn of events, the Senate race is turning out to be quite competitive, with TV wrestling mogul Linda McMahon running dead even with Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy.

Why and how is a […]

No more 'New England Republicans'

Matt Purple The American Spectator 4/1/2010

During his three terms in Congress, Rob Simmons often referred to himself as a “Connecticut Republican.” The stress was always on the first word.

If Connecticut Republican is a species, then its genus is the oft-mentioned and oft-misrepresented New England Republican. Conventional wisdom holds that these are fiscally conservative, […]

Exodus for Dodd, Ritter, Dorgan: What it means

by Marc Ambinder The Atlantic January 6, 2010

Bad news comes in threes. Just hours after Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-ND) announced his retirement, Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter notified his campaign that he, too, would not seek re-election. Late tonight, aides to Chris Dodd sent word that the long-time senator from Connecticut would also be stepping […]