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Connecticut parties pick dueling businessmen for governor

Aug. 15, 2018 4:23 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's two major political parties chose wealthy businessmen with little to no elective experience as their gubernatorial candidates in the November election. While their pedigrees may sound familiar to voters, the two candidates claim to be very different from one another. "I...

Dems pick 'firsts,' GOP goes for Trump fave in primaries

Aug. 15, 2018 10:20 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In a night of firsts, Democrats in Vermont's primary chose the nation's first transgender gubernatorial nominee. In Minnesota, they picked a woman who would be the first Somali-American member of Congress. Connecticut Democrats nominated a candidate who could become the first black...

Primary night: Dems go for diversity, GOP for Trump choices

Aug. 15, 2018 2:03 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump. In Vermont, Democrats rallied behind the nation's first transgender...

Primaries marked by Democratic diversity, Trump's picks

Aug. 15, 2018 2:02 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump. In Vermont, Democrats rallied behind the nation's first transgender...

The Latest: Miller wins Republican primary for comptroller

Aug. 14, 2018 11:49 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on Connecticut's primary (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Seymour First Selectman Kurt Miller has won the Republican nomination for Connecticut state comptroller. Miller received the party endorsement at May's convention and defeated Litchfield businessman Mark Greenberg in...

In upset, Stefanowski wins GOP nod for Connecticut governor

Aug. 14, 2018 11:39 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Bob Stefanowski, a former GE executive who pitched himself to voters as Bob the Rebuilder, won Tuesday's Republican primary for Connecticut governor in an upset and will face a fellow wealthy businessman, Democrat Ned Lamont, in November. A political newcomer who bypassed the...

The Latest: Radinovich wins Minnesota Democrat House primary

Aug. 14, 2018 11:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Former state Rep. Joe Radinovich has won a crowded Democratic primary to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan in a northeastern Minnesota swing district. Radinovich defeated Rep. Jason...

Businessman Bob Stefanowski wins GOP nomination for Connecticut governor in race to replace Democrat Dannel P. Malloy

Aug. 14, 2018 10:57 PM EDT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Businessman Bob Stefanowski wins GOP nomination for Connecticut governor in race to replace Democrat Dannel P. Malloy.

Ned Lamont wins Democratic nomination for Connecticut governor to replace outgoing Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy

Aug. 14, 2018 8:30 PM EDT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Ned Lamont wins Democratic nomination for Connecticut governor to replace outgoing Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

Connecticut primary is loaded up with high-profile races

Aug. 14, 2018 5:21 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Ned Lamont, a wealthy businessman who embodied voters' frustration with the war in Iraq during his 2006 U.S. Senate run, is facing off against Joe Ganim, a big-city mayor who served seven years in prison for public corruption, in Connecticut's Democratic gubernatorial primary on...