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  • Rep. Bruce Morris announces plan to retire

    Rep. Bruce Morris announces plan to retire

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:05:17 GMT

    Rep. Morris says he will not seek re-election due to health complications following a surgery for cancer last year. 

    Rep. Morris says he will not seek re-election due to health complications following a surgery for cancer last year. 

  • CT lawmakers discuss next step for sports betting

    CT lawmakers discuss next step for sports betting

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:59 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:59:00 GMT

    They say it's now up to Gov. Dannel Malloy to create an agreement with the state's Native American Tribes on the issue. 

    They say it's now up to Gov. Dannel Malloy to create an agreement with the state's Native American Tribes on the issue. 

  • Lt. gov. candidate Eva Bermudez Zimmerman off to strong start

    Lt. gov. candidate Eva Bermudez Zimmerman off to strong start

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:10:39 GMT
    Former Newtown Councilor Eva Bermudez Zimmerman has been in the race for lieutenant governor for a week -- and although she's a relative newcomer to state politics, she's found herself a real contender.Former Newtown Councilor Eva Bermudez Zimmerman has been in the race for lieutenant governor for a week -- and although she's a relative newcomer to state politics, she's found herself a real contender.

    Former Newtown Councilor Eva Bermudez Zimmerman has been in the race for lieutenant governor for a week -- and although she's a relative newcomer to state politics, she's found herself a real contender.

    Former Newtown Councilor Eva Bermudez Zimmerman has been in the race for lieutenant governor for a week -- and although she's a relative newcomer to state politics, she's found herself a real contender.

  • Greenwich millionaire wins Democratic nomination for governor

    Greenwich millionaire wins Democratic nomination for governor

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:40 AM EDT2018-05-21 10:40:15 GMT

    Greenwich millionaire Ned Lamont won the Democratic nomination for governor over the weekend, eight years after he lost to Gov. Dannel Malloy. 

    Greenwich millionaire Ned Lamont won the Democratic nomination for governor over the weekend, eight years after he lost to Gov. Dannel Malloy. 

  • Field of potential Democratic candidates for governor gets smaller

    Field of potential Democratic candidates for governor gets smaller

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:49 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:49:16 GMT
    The former state Veterans Affairs commissioner, Sean Connolly, is ending his bid for endorsement.The former state Veterans Affairs commissioner, Sean Connolly, is ending his bid for endorsement.

    The former state Veterans Affairs commissioner, Sean Connolly, is ending his bid for endorsement.

    The former state Veterans Affairs commissioner, Sean Connolly, is ending his bid for endorsement.

  • First selectman race neck-and-neck in New Canaan

    First selectman race neck-and-neck in New Canaan

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 1:13 AM EST2017-11-08 06:13:39 GMT

    With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Republican candidate Kevin Moynihan edged Democrat Kit Devereaux by just 33 votes -- but that total didn't include absentee ballots in the race for first selectman in New Canaan.

    With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Republican candidate Kevin Moynihan edged Democrat Kit Devereaux by just 33 votes -- but that total didn't include absentee ballots in the race for first selectman in New Canaan.

  • VIDEO: New Canaan First Selectman Debate

    VIDEO: New Canaan First Selectman Debate

    Saturday, October 21 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-10-21 16:51:31 GMT
    News 12 Connecticut has debates for races this upcoming election.News 12 Connecticut has debates for races this upcoming election.

    Meet the candidates in New Canaan's First Selectman race in this debate, hosted by News 12's John Craven. 

    Meet the candidates in New Canaan's First Selectman race in this debate, hosted by News 12's John Craven. 

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    Experts speculate on who will succeed Gov. Malloy

    Experts speculate on who will succeed Gov. Malloy

    Experts are speculating who will replace Gov. Dannel Malloy after he announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a third term in office.Experts are speculating who will replace Gov. Dannel Malloy after he announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a third term in office.

    Experts are speculating who will replace Gov. Dannel Malloy after he announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a third term in office.

    Experts are speculating who will replace Gov. Dannel Malloy after he announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a third term in office.

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    Blumenthal, Murphy host forum on fate of Planned Parenthood

    Blumenthal, Murphy host forum on fate of Planned Parenthood

    Connecticut's two senators were among leaders who hosted a forum on the fate of Planned Parenthood in Stamford Thursday, even as President Donald Trump moved to defund the organization.Connecticut's two senators were among leaders who hosted a forum on the fate of Planned Parenthood in Stamford Thursday, even as President Donald Trump moved to defund the organization.
    Connecticut's two senators were among leaders who hosted a forum on the fate of Planned Parenthood in Stamford Thursday, even as President Donald Trump moved to defund the organization. Supporters said they had gotten a bit of a victory a few weeks ago when the Republicans' bill to undo the Affordable Care Act failed to come to a vote. On Thursday, however, the president signed a new law that allows states to block some federal money to the organization. Despite the president's acti...
    Connecticut's two senators were among leaders who hosted a forum on the fate of Planned Parenthood in Stamford Thursday, even as President Donald Trump moved to defund the organization. Supporters said they had gotten a bit of a victory a few weeks ago when the Republicans' bill to undo the Affordable Care Act failed to come to a vote. On Thursday, however, the president signed a new law that allows states to block some federal money to the organization. Despite the president's acti...
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    Rep. Himes holds town hall meeting in Bridgeport

    Rep. Himes holds town hall meeting in Bridgeport

    Rep. Jim Himes held a town hall meeting in Bridgeport Wednesday night to hear residents' concerns.Rep. Jim Himes held a town hall meeting in Bridgeport Wednesday night to hear residents' concerns.

    Rep. Jim Himes held a town hall meeting in Bridgeport Wednesday night to hear residents' concerns.

    Rep. Jim Himes held a town hall meeting in Bridgeport Wednesday night to hear residents' concerns.

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    Gov. Malloy announces he won't seek re-election

    Gov. Malloy announces he won't seek re-election

    Experts are speculating who will replace Gov. Dannel Malloy after he announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a third term in office.Experts are speculating who will replace Gov. Dannel Malloy after he announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a third term in office.

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday he won't seek a third term. 

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday he won't seek a third term. 

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    Gov. Malloy unveils deep spending cuts, new taxes in budget

    Gov. Malloy unveils deep spending cuts, new taxes in budget

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled almost $200 million in new taxes and fees in his budget presentation Wednesday afternoon, along with a dire warning for state workers.Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled almost $200 million in new taxes and fees in his budget presentation Wednesday afternoon, along with a dire warning for state workers.

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled almost $200 million in new taxes and fees in his budget presentation Wednesday afternoon, along with a dire warning for state workers. 

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled almost $200 million in new taxes and fees in his budget presentation Wednesday afternoon, along with a dire warning for state workers. 

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