NEW HAVEN, 12 a.m. — The Republican field moved one step close to completely gonzo this evening as former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney plowed his way to a victory in the Michigan GOP primary. Romney upped over McCain 38 to 31 percent in the fourth such nominating contest on the Republican side of the ticket; »
By Victor Zapana/Staff Reporter Usually rendered irrelevant by its late primary date, Connecticut is poised this year to finally make a difference in the presidential nominating contests as one of 24 states voting on the Feb. 5 “Super-Duper Tuesday” — and local leaders are noticing.
NEW HAVEN, Conn., 12:28 a.m. — Connecticut Senator Christopher J. Dodd gave up his long-shot bid for the Democratic nomination for president late Thursday night after a woeful showing hours earlier in the Iowa caucus. Dodd, who was widely expected to leave the race if he did not finish fourth or better in the caucus, »
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 7:32 p.m. — The first round of results are in: Before the critical realignment stage of the Democratic caucus in this precinct, here’s an update from West Des Moines, Precinct 111: Joe Biden: 7 Hillary Clinton: 75 Chris Dodd: 9 John Edwards: 49 Barack Obama: 99 Bill Richardson: 22 They tallied »
NEW HAVEN, Conn., 10:20 p.m. — Senator Chris Dodd celebrated New Year’s Eve at Happy’s Place in Dubuque, Iowa, with staff and supporters. Only, to a passerby, Dodd probably looked more like an average barhopper, not a presidential candidate on a major party ticket. “In a state saturated with an international media swarm seemingly large »