States of the Union: Connecticut

Thursday, July 24, 2008

We find out whether Senator Joe Lieberman’s support will help John McCain in the Constitution State. Also: a look at the close race in the state’s 4th Congressional District, where Republican Chris Shays is fighting to keep his seat. Christopher Keating, Capitol bureau chief for the Hartford Courant, explains which issues matter most to Connecticut’s voters.

States of the Union fact of the week: Before 1875, Hartford and New Haven alternated as capitals of Connecticut.


Christopher Keating

Comments [4]

Sarah Bennington from native of Connecticut


Mar. 18 2009 11:29 AM
RA from CT

Dodd's popularity went down after the revelations of his sweetheart deal with Countrywide Financial.

Jul. 24 2008 01:22 PM
Sally Forth from Soho

Lieberman is an abomination.

Jul. 24 2008 01:20 PM
Elicia from Brooklyn

In response to your curiosity about what Connecticut residents call themselves, I have heard "Connecians" used before. I'm not sure of the legitimacy of this.

Jul. 24 2008 01:09 PM

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