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Few In CT GOP Have Joined Anti-Trump Movement, But Shays Helps Lead It

Aug 26, 2020
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As the second night of the Republican National Convention kicked off, an anti-Trump campaign group ran a brutal ad depicting a wall of coffins that called the nation’s coronavirus death toll “Trump’s wall.”

Democrats were not responsible for the attack. Disaffected Republicans who belong to the Lincoln Project are running the macabre ad.

CT Delegates Give 'Spicy,' Unanimous Vote For Trump At GOP Convention

Aug 24, 2020

Leora Levy, a businesswoman from Greenwich and a top fundraiser for the state GOP, on Monday announced all Connecticut delegates to the National Republican Convention cast their votes for President Donald Trump.

Klarides Leaving House, Won’t Rule Out Run For Governor

Apr 21, 2020
House Republican Leader Themis Klarides

House Minority Leader Themis Klarides, R-Derby, a potential candidate for governor in 2022, said Tuesday she will not seek another House term this fall, guaranteeing new leadership in three of the four caucuses at the Connecticut General Assembly.

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Not all of the presidential campaigning this primary season is on the Democratic side. A few Republicans are challenging President Trump. One who’s best known to New England is Bill Weld, former governor of Massachusetts.

Weld is fiscally conservative and socially liberal. He ran for Vice President as a Liberatarian in 2016, and he says that’s the sort of thing that plays well among New England voters. He’s trailing Trump badly in the polls, but is spending a lot of time in New Hampshire talking to voters about issues like immigration and climate change.