CITY POLITICS
New Haven Republicans back Trump, lack power

Donald Trump won the Connecticut presidential primary with support from 194 New Haveners. Here’s a look at the city’s Republicans.

‘Uncommitted’ beats expectations in New Haven, statewide

Biden and Trump handily won Connecticut’s low turnout presidential primaries, while “uncommitted” garnered 21 percent in New Haven’s Democratic primary, surpassing organizer predictions.

New Haven moves to install red light and speed cameras

Mayor Justin Elicker submitted a proposal — which has to be approved by alders and the state — to install 19 automated red light and speed cameras, amid concerns from human rights groups.

Marianne Williamson campaigns in New Haven ahead of Tuesday primary

The long-shot presidential candidate called for a ceasefire in Israel’s war against Hamas in Gaza and refused to rule out a third-party run.

Crossing the aisle: Joe Lieberman’s road from Kennedy Democrat to Connecticut Independent

Friends and colleagues recall the late Connecticut senator’s political career from the Yale Daily News to the presidential campaign trail.

What to know ahead of Tuesday’s presidential primary

New Haveners will cast their ballots in Connecticut’s Presidential primaries on Tuesday. Though uncompetitive, the primaries offer voters the chance to express dissatisfaction with the nominees.

Pro-Palestine protesters arrested for sit-in at Union Station

Several protesters were arrested after blocking the escalators and stairwell in the station to pressure local and congressional representatives, including Rep. Rosa DeLauro, to support a ceasefire in Gaza.

Lamont honors Idaho band for cheering on Bulldogs

Governor Ned Lamont proclaimed Thursday “University of Idaho Day” after the school’s marching band stepped in to support Yale during March Madness.

Blumenthal reminisces with Dems, interrupted by protests

Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut recounted stories and offered advice at a Yale College Democrats event that was disrupted briefly by pro-Palestine activists.

Longtime Connecticut senator Joe Lieberman ’64 LAW ’67 dies at 82

The “stubbornly bipartisan” politician ran for vice president as Al Gore’s running mate in 2000 and served as chairman of the News while a Yale College student. He passed away on Wednesday after a fall in his apartment in Riverdale, New York.

As alders ease residency rules, Elicker wants more leeway

The Board of Alders opened a path for city coordinators to ask to live outside city limits; Mayor Justin Elicker said that more officials should have that flexibility.