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Jim Webb, Iraq war critic in Senate, running for president

Jim Webb, a Vietnam vet who became Iraq war critic in Senate, enters 2016 Democratic race

Preston Democrats seek candidates for fall election

No Democrat has yet expressed interest in challenging 20-year Republican First Selectman Robert Congdon, but first-term Democratic Selectman Lynwood Crary has told party leaders he plans to seek...

Emails show top officials aware of Clinton's private address

Emails show top Obama administration officials knew about Clinton's private email address

NJ Gov. Christie prepares to join 2016 field

AP sources say New Jersey's Christie joining 2016 GOP field; he claims he's still undecided

Donald Trump says he's running for president in 2016

Real-estate mogul Donald Trump announces candidacy for 2016 Republican presidential nomination

Three Norwich aldermen will not seek re-election

The Norwich City Council will have at least three newcomers following the Nov. 3 election, as three incumbents announced they will not seek re-election.

State Sen. Andrew Maynard to host Great Gatsby Gala

State Sen. Andrew Maynard, D-18th District, is scheduled to host a Great Gatsby Gala at the Inn at Mystic on Friday night.

Tuesday is last day to switch parties, if a September primary is in the wings

Tuesday June 16 marks the deadline for municipalities to change polling places or voting districts in case there is a primary in September, and it is also the last chance for voters registered with a...

Clinton seeks 'high quality preschool' for all 4-year-olds

Hillary Rodham Clinton vows to provide 'high quality preschool' for all 4-year-olds

Stonington selectmen send charter changes to November vote

The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Wednesday night to accept the final report of the Charter Revision Commission and send the list of 11 proposed changes to a referendum vote in November.

Former Ledyard Police Lt. Michael Finkelstein to run for mayor

A little more than four months after his February retirement from the Ledyard Police Department, Michael Finkelstein announced his mayoral bid on the steps of Town Hall Monday night.

New London Democrats looking for council, school board candidates

The Executive Board of the New London Democratic Town Committee will interview residents this month interested in being on the Democratic Party slate for the upcoming November election.

Mexicans fear violence during today's midterm elections

Mexico prepares for violence in elections as radical unions, activists vow to block voting

GOP says Clinton dividing Americans over voting rights

Christie, Kasich push back against Clinton suggestions GOP seeking to disenfranchise voters

Bush sets date for widely expected word he's running for president

After months of hints, Jeb Bush sets date for the widely expected word he's in the 2016 race

Obama to raise money for Democratic Party in Miami

Obama to help Democratic Party raise campaign money at pair of Miami fundraisers

Vermont's Sanders kicks off 2016 bid from Clinton's left

Bernie Sanders kicks off 2016 bid from Clinton's left, decrying 'rigged economy'

Questions surround Andrew Maynard's return to the state Senate

A Democratic spokesman says state Sen. Andrew Maynard is busy with his duties in Hartford while recovering from a brain injury last summer, but Maynard has missed many of his committee meetings, has...

Perry seeks to win over Iowa, a handshake at a time

After flopping in 2012, ex-Texas Gov. Rick Perry seeks to win over Iowa, a handshake at a time

Yes or no? Ireland decides whether to legalize gay marriage

Yes or no? Catholic Ireland turns out in force to vote on whether to legalize gay marriage

Clinton returns to Iowa to help rally caucus volunteers

Hillary Rodham Clinton returns to Iowa to help rally campaign volunteers in key caucus state

UPDATED: Ledyard Mayor John Rodolico won't run for re-election

Mayor John Rodolico has announced he won't run for re-election this fall.

Absentee ballots available for May 12 Stonington budget referendum

Absentee ballots for the May 12 budget referendum are now available in the town clerk’s office.

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