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Norwich Democrats announce City Council slate

City Democrats Monday announced a slate of six candidates to run for City Council this fall, with a guarantee that new aldermen will be elected in fall.

AP-NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

A new polls shows a clear majority of Americans think President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into Russia's election meddling and potential Trump campaign collusion

Trump affects Virginia primaries, but not as expected

President Donald Trump had an outsized effect on Virginia's primary contests for governor, but not in the ways most people expected

New London political committees gearing up for municipal elections

Municipal elections are still five months away but preparations already are underway by local political parties vying for seats on the City Council and Board of Education.

White House looks for ways to undermine Comey's credibility

Fired FBI Director James Comey's highly anticipated congressional testimony is just a day away. The White House and its allies are scrambling for ways to offset potential damage

Judith Danenhower Read announces she is running for Old Lyme first selectwoman

Judith (Jude) Danenhower Read has announced that she will run for the position of first selectwoman and that Chris Kerr will be her running mate for selectman.

Fairfield Republicans accuse Democrats of breaking finance law

In an elections complaint, Republicans in a Connecticut town are accusing Democrats of receiving illegal in-kind contributions

AP Source: Flynn agrees to provide some requested documents

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will provide documents to the Senate intelligence committee as part of its probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election

Early voting proposal clears Connecticut House

A bill that could ultimately lead to early voting clears the Connecticut House of Representatives

Norwich, Stonington participating in pilot program for online campaign filing

The 2017 municipal election will be different for candidates, campaign treasurers and political junkies following races in Norwich, Stonington and 18 other Connecticut municipalities in a pilot...

Trump lashes out: abused by 'greatest witch hunt'

The Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller Wednesday evening as a special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into allegations Russia and Donald Trump's campaign...

Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting

Russia President Vladimir Putin offered Wednesday to turn over to Congress records of President Donald Trump's discussions with Russian diplomats in which Trump is said to have disclosed classified...

Jon Oldfield files petition to run for mayor

Unaffiliated petitioning candidate Jon Oldfield will join two Democrats and one Republican thus far in the race for mayor.

Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

President Donald Trump has lashed out in a series of tweets amid a firestorm over the abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey

FBI raids GOP consultant over 2013 Virginia governor's race

FBI agents raided the office of a Republican consulting firm in Maryland in connection with an investigation into the 2013 Virginia governor's race

Asked to describe Trump, America's most common replies are 'idiot' and 'incompetent'

Quinnipiac University's most recent poll mirrors past surveys from the organization in the era of Donald Trump: The president is not very popular.

Trump to weaken IRS rule against church political activity

President Donald Trump to sign an executive order Thursday targeting a rarely enforced IRS rule that says churches that endorse political candidates risk losing their tax-exempt status.

Callahan re-elected as warden in Stonington Borough

Independent Borough Warden Jeff Callahan, who ran unopposed, was elected to a third term at Monday's borough elections.

Groton City municipal election to be held Monday

Polls will open at 6 a.m. Monday for the biennial municipal election in Groton City, where voters will elect a mayor, six city councilors and the city clerk.

Groton City voters will elect a new mayor, council on Monday

Days before Monday's Groton City election, the race for mayor has gone from agreeable to contentious, with both sides accusing the other of dirty politics.

Scott Bates of Stonington considering run for governor

Democrat Scott Bates of Stonington, who currently chairs the Connecticut Port Authority and serves as the deputy secretary of the state, is considering seeking his party’s nomination to run...

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