Republican candidates in this year’s midterm elections are embracing President Donald Trump more than previous presidents had been embraced by their party in a midterm. That’s the finding of a new report by the Wesleyan University Media Project.
Governor Andrew Cuomo handily won in a Democratic primary against actor Cynthia Nixon. Cuomo’s current lieutenant governor Kathy Hochul also won, as did Cuomo’s choice for attorney general, New York City Public Advocate Tish James.
The two major party nominees for governor of Connecticut used their first televised debate Wednesday night to try and define each other to voters. The debate took place at the Garde Arts Center in New London.