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Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday

Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday _ physically 'fit to serve as president'

Salem Republicans' slate includes several small business owners

The Salem Republican caucus has endorsed a slate of municipal candidates for the Nov. 3 election.

Groton Democrats endorse candidates for upcoming municipal elections

Incumbents and new candidates will seek seats on the Town Council, Board of Education in November.

Working Families Party endorses Finizio in New London mayoral race

Connecticut Working Families Party on Thursday announced it had endorsed incumbent Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio in the upcoming Democratic primary.

Old Lyme Democrats endorse Reemsnyder for third term

Democrats endorsed incumbent Bonnie Reemsnyder for a third term as first selectwoman at their caucus on Monday.

North Stonington Republicans endorse Shawn Murphy for first selectman

More than 100 people showed up to the Republican Town Committee nominating caucus Tuesday night.

Waterford Democrats endorse Norwich planning official to run for first selectman

The Waterford Democratic caucus on Tuesday nominated Peter Davis, current director of Norwich Planning and Development, as their candidate for first selectment and his running mate, Glenn Patterson,...

Groton Republicans endorse candidates for upcoming municipal elections

The slate includes incumbents, newcomers and a college student.

North Stonington Democrats' slate of candidates includes many incumbents

Members of the Democratic Town Committee nominating caucus endorsed eight people Monday to run in the November election and seven are incumbents.

No Democratic candidate to oppose Preston First Selectman Robert Congdon

No Democratic candidate for first selectman came forward at the town committee caucus Tuesday, while the committee unanimously endorsed incumbent Democratic Selectman Lynwood Crary for what would be...

Several new faces on slate of candidates nominated by Waterford Republicans

The Waterford Republican caucus on Monday night nominated its slate of candidates.

Stonington Republicans endorse former Congressman Rob Simmons to run for first selectman

The Republican Town Committee unanimously endorsed current Selectman and former 2nd District Congressman Rob Simmons on Tuesday to run for first selectman in the November election against Democratic...

East Lyme Republicans endorse Nickerson for first selectman

East Lyme Republicans endorsed Mark Nickerson for first selectman at their caucus on Monday.

GOP's chairman doesn't expect Trump third-party candidacy

GOP Chairman Priebus doesn't think Trump eventually will seek White House as independent

Obama chides 2016 candidates for 'ridiculous,' 'sad' remarks

Obama chides Huckabee, Trump, Cruz for 'ridiculous,' 'sad' remarks on campaign trail

Candidate criticizes Iran deal as being similar to Holocaust

US candidate sticks with criticism of Iran nuclear deal as marching Israelis to "oven'

Preston Republicans endorse Congdon and Sinko for re-election

The Republican Town Committee unanimoulsy endorsed First Selectman Robert Congdon Monday for re-election to what would be his 11th term as the town's chief elected official.

Current Republican among Ledyard Democrats' nominees

Of the 11 people the Democratic Town Committee nominating caucus unanimously endorsed Monday night, one is currently a Republican on the Board of Education and one used to be.

Lyme Democrats endorse Mattson for selectman, cross-endorse Eno for first selectman

The town's Democrats endorsed incumbent Steven Mattson for selectman and cross-endorsed incumbent Ralph F. Eno Jr. for first selectman at Thursday's caucus.

Salem Democratic caucus nominates slate of candidates

The Salem Demcoratic caucus last week nominated a slate of candidates for various town positions, including Kevin Lyden for first selectmen, a post he's held for the past six years.

Montville GOP endorses McNally for mayor

McNally, a small business owner, has been Republican Town Committee chairman for eight years and has served on the Board of Education and the Public Safety Commission.

Norwich Republican city council candidate withdraws

Endorsed Republican City Council candidate Dr. Benjamin Hong withdrew from the race Friday because of a law that prohibits federal employees from running for local elected offices.

New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions

Email is forever: New inquiry into material on Clinton's private server hits her campaign

Norwich Democrats to have full candidate slates

Five Democratic candidates were endorsed Thursday by the Democratic Town Committee to run for City Council and six will be on the ballot for Board of Education.

Old Lyme Republicans endorse Cathy Carter for first selectwoman

Republicans unanimously endorsed Cathy Carter for first selectwoman and a slate of candidates for the municipal elections at their caucus on Thursday.

Osten to run for fifth term as Sprague first selectwoman

First Selectwoman and state Sen. Cathy Osten was endorsed unanimously by the Democratic Town Committee to run for her fifth term as the town's top elected official.

New London Republicans announce endorsed candidates

The ballots for the city’s municipal elections in November came into better focus Wednesday with Republicans formally endorsing mayoral, City Council and school board candidates.

Norwich Republicans endorse full council slate, school board candidates

The Republican Town Committee endorsed a full slate of six city council candidates including one of the most vocal critics at City Council meetings in recent years, five Board of Education candidates...

Payback: Trump holds up rival's phone number after criticism

Don't mess with The Donald: Trump gives out rival's cellphone number after name-calling

Montville Democrats endorse McDaniel for mayor, five incumbents for council

The Democratic Town Committee endorsed Mayor Ronald McDaniel Jr. for re-election to a second four-year term during a party caucus Tuesday and also endorsed five incumbent Democratic Town Council...

Likely Republican mayoral candidate steps forward in New London

Bill Vogel, the city's GOP chairman, confirmed Tuesday that he will seek his party’s endorsement as a candidate for mayor.

Passero secures Democratic party nomination for mayor

Democratic City Councilor Michael Passero easily secured his party’s nomination as a New London mayoral candidate Tuesday over incumbent Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio.

Stonington Democrats endorse Crouse, Sisk

Calling it “Stonington’s hometown team” members of the Democratic Town Committee unanimously endorsed its candidates for the November election on Tuesday with incumbent First...

Stonington Democratic Town Committee to choose candidates Tuesday

The Democratic Town Committee has announced the slate of candidates for the November election, which its nominating committee plans to present Tuesday night.

Preston Democrats to hold caucus July 28

Democratic incumbent Selectman Lynwood Crary plans to seek re-election.

Jeb Bush: Arrogance and incompetence accepted in D.C.

Republican candidate Jeb Bush returns to Florida's capital with speech sharply aimed at DC

Sen. Warren: GOP candidates too slow to denounce Trump

Sen. Warren: GOP candidates faulting Trump on McCain, "hid in shadows" after immigrant comment

McCain: Trump owes apology to veterans, not to him

McCain says Trump owes him no apology, but should say he's sorry to 'those who served'

Trump basks in McCain takedown, says rivals envious of rise

Trump's McCain takedown rouses Republican presidential field, worries many in party

The Finizio hourglass may be running out of sand

The mayor appears to have taken a turn left, with an increasingly progressive agenda.

Bush, Clinton dominate early 2016 presidential fundraising

Bush, Clinton dominate early presidential fundraising in what is already $400 million race

John Russell announces run for New London Ciy Council

Former City Councilor John Russell on Thursday announced his candidacy for City Council and successfully has petitioned his way onto the Nov. 3 ballot.

North Stonington Democratic Town Committee seeking prospective candidates

The North Stonington Democratic Town Committee is asking residents to consider running for office in this November's municipal elections.

Donald Trump: 'A vote that I will win is the Hispanic vote'

Trump argues he'll win Hispanic vote if GOP nominee, notes he employs 'thousands of Hispanics'

Montville GOP to hold caucus July 23

Town Republicans will hold their caucus on Thursday, July 23.

Preston Republicans to hold endorsement caucus

The Republican Town Committee will hold its caucus to endorse candidates for the fall municipal elections on July 27.

Chief elections officer says Rhode Island primary might need to be sooner

Rhode Island's chief elections officer: Primary might need to be sooner to aid service members

Norwich Republicans schedule endorsement caucus

The Republican Town Committee will hold its caucus on July 22 to endorse candidates for Norwich City Council, treasurer and Board of Education.

Ex-con seeks comeback as mayor of Connecticut's biggest city

Ex-convict gains momentum in comeback bid for mayor of Connecticut's biggest city

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...

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

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.

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