— Former Conn. Gov. John Rowland in an email to a congressional candidate in 2010. On Thursday, Rowland was indicted on conspiracy and other charges associated with two federal election campaigns. The ex-governor, who served prison time in a previous political corruption case, sought consulting contracts that would hide his role as a political adviser to Republican candidates, prosecutors say.
— Connecticut state Sen. Edward Meyer, D-Guilford, one of two senators who voted against a bill blocking public disclosure of photos of homicide victims. The state Senate and House overwhelmingly approved the legislation, which was drafted in reaction to the Newtown school massacre. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is expected to sign it.
— Gov. Dannel P. Malloy after the state House voted to repeal Connecticut’s seldom-used death penalty late Wednesday. Malloy has pledged to sign the bill.
— U.S. Senate candidate Lee Whitnum of Greenwich directing her remark at “pro-Israel” U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, during a televised debate Thursday night.