Cowgill: In the game of guilt by association, Roraback wins

As Terry Cowgill writing for CTNewsJunkie.com points out, candidates have been playing the game of guilt by association quite a bit lately, including those candidates vying for the 5th Congressional District. Elizabeth Esty, for example, has been accusing Andrew Roraback … Continue reading

Roraback calls for Esty to stop taking donations from companies her husband works with

Andrew Roraback went on the attack today, calling for Elizabeth Etsy to stop taking campaign donations from companies her husband regulates as commissioner of the State’s  Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. “For the last 18 months since beginning her … Continue reading

WNPR series exposes 5th District candidates’ weak spots

By Matt DeRienzo, Staff Reporter Connecticut will be sending a new representative to Congress from the 5th District this fall, and the field for Republican and Democratic primaries on Tuesday, Aug. 14, is crowded and controversial. Yet there have been … Continue reading

Opinion: Labor’s loyalty keeps top Democrats from pushing Donovan out of 5th District race

By Matt DeRienzo, Staff Reporter Connecticut’s 5th District Congress seat is slipping away from Democrats, and prominent leaders of the party are unlikely to do anything publicly to stop it from happening. The indictment of former campaign finance director Robert … Continue reading

Emily’s List vs. MoveOn.Org: Clash of liberal titans in Connecticut’s 5th District

By Jordan Fenster, Staff Reporter Another strange political battle is brewing in Connecticut’s 5th congressional district. Emily’s List and MoveOn.Org, two national powerhouses of fundraising and political support for progressive Democratic candidates, are fighting not against Republicans, or the religious … Continue reading

5th District Notebook: Can Chris Donovan survive FBI scandal?

By Matt DeRienzo, Staff Reporter Unless another shoe drops in the FBI investigation of his campaign, as one Democrat put it Monday, surprisingly little may have changed in Chris Donovan‘s prospects of becoming Connecticut’s next congressman from the 5th District. … Continue reading