Monday, July 9, 2012

Chris Donovan comfortable running for 5th District seat again after Twardy report release

By Jordan Fenster and Mary E. O’Leary
Staff Reporters
Connecticut House Speaker Christopher Donovan, happy with a internal report exonerating him of taking campaign contributions in exchange for swaying legislation, told reporters Thursday night he was moving on with his campaign.
With music playing from a nearby bandstand in Hubbard Park in Meriden, Donovan said Stanley Twardy, a Republican former U.S. attorney hired by Donovan’s congressional campaign committee to look into an alleged scheme to hide the identity of donors, “had full rein to ask questions” and he found no quid pro quo arrangement.

Read this story from Friday's paper here.

Follow ongoing coverage of the campaign finance scandal, and the race for the 5th district here.

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