Barack Obama endorses Will Haskell for 26th district senate seat

Will Haskell

The race for state senate in Connecticut’s 26th district just went national with Democratic candidate Will Haskell winning the endorsement of former President Barack Obama. “Today, I’m proud to endorse even more Democratic candidates who aren’t just running against something, but for something — to expand opportunity for all of us and to restore dignity, honor, and compassion to public … read more

Letter: Let us remember

To the Editor: Let us remember that, under the leadership of our last U.S. President, Barack Obama, our country did the following: Strongly supported alliances with our allies that helped to spread democracy and to raise the standard of living throughout the world.             Climbed out of a global financial crisis where protections were put in place to prohibit financial … read more

Himes, Intelligence Committee informed of Russia investigation


  FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Admiral Mike Rogers appeared before the House Intelligence Committee on Monday for lengthy testimony that included the revealing of an ongoing investigation into ties between President Donald Trump and Russia. Congressman Jim Himes, who represents most of Fairfield County including Darien, is a member of the committee and had the opportunity to … read more

Cody Keenan: RHS quarterback to Obama’s lead writer

Long before writing President Obama’s State of the Union address, Cody Keenan was selling hot dogs at Chez Lenard’s on Main Street. The Obama administration’s director of speechwriting and former Ridgefield High School quarterback moved to town from Chicago in the eighth grade. “It was an extraordinary place to grow up and go to high school in,” Keenan told The … read more

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