Leigh Appleby

  • Feds question CT Democratic Party, Malloy camp over fundraising

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s 2014 re-election campaign and the Connecticut Democratic Party may have settled their fundraising dispute with state regulators, but a party official confirmed today that they are cooperating with a new investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s office into claims of illegal fundraising.

  • Republican Party chairman tries to eliminate Trump factor

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Republican Party Chairman JR Romano said he called the State Elections Enforcement Commission earlier this week to make sure Democratic lawmakers running for re-election know the rules about using a candidate for another office in their campaign materials.

  • Labor doubles down with plan to protest Democrats’ progress dinner

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Upset with Democrats who voted in favor of a state budget that calls for laying off thousands of state employees, labor leaders are ramping up their protest actions.

  • Labor sends a message to Connecticut’s Democrats

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Feeling betrayed by Democrats who supported a state budget that includes thousands of layoffs for their members, a coalition of Connecticut’s unions say they are now raising money to fund other candidates who support labor.

  • Malloy not ruling out third term

    HARTFORD, Conn. – He only has a 32 percent approval rating, but that won’t necessarily be a factor in the decision-making process if Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy decides to run for a third term.

  • Democrats fire back at Klarides

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut Democrats called House Republican leader Themis Klarides a hypocrite Friday for making an appearance on a nationally syndicated radio show to criticize the governor shortly after she’d suggested he was spending too much time on the national stage.