| Sep 6, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Chris Murphy's campaign for United States Senator reminds me of the Barbara Kennelly gubernatorial campaign back in the last century. Kennelly, the daughter of the late powerful Connecticut Democratic political boss John Bailey, served from 1982 until...
| Nov 2, 2010
Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats.
The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Veterans memorials: Responding to a rash of thefts of plaques from veterans memorials, Congressman Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) has introduced legislation to make the theft a federal crime....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:42 AM
Lyman and Seminole each placed three players on the first team of the All-Seminole Athletic Conference boys soccer team, which was voted on by coaches Monday night. Chase Taylor, Chris Henderson and Ian Svantesson were selected for the Greyhounds, who...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 8:23 AM
When the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was passed in 1996, all but one member of Connecticut's congressional delegation voted for the legislation that defines marriage as being between one man and one woman.
Times have changed. Connecticut has legalized...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:27 AM
The Defense of Marriage Act doesn’t allow the federal government to recognize gay marriages. It’s a harsh reality that’s having ripple effects all the way from the nation’s dysfunctional and politically toxic immigration system...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:43 AM
Once upon a time, he was one of this state’s most liberal firebrands: a devotee of Ralph Nader, a founder of the Connecticut Citizen Action Group, a post-Watergate Democratic congressman proud of his efforts to help stop funding for the Vietnam War....
| Sep 30, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Most eyes were fixed last week on the results of a new Public Policy Poll showing Democrat Chris Murphy beating Republicans Chris Shays and Linda McMahon in the 2012 contest for Joe Lieberman 's U.S. Senate seat.
While that horse race is just getting...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 8:42 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Lieberman was so determined to hang onto his seat in 2006 after losing the Democratic primary in Connecticut that he ran as an independent. Now he's leaving without a fight.
The 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee, who...
| May 27, 2011
| 7:16 PM
Police across Orange County will ramp up enforcement this holiday weekend in an effort to dissuade people from driving drunk.
DUI saturation patrols will be out Saturday and Sunday nights in Newport Beach, Irvine and Laguna Beach, according to a...
| May 29, 2011
SAN DIEGO -- Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and for law enforcement agencies it means a rise in summer celebrating with people drinking and driving.
In response to a successful "Avoid the 14" campaign around the winter holidays,...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Linda McMahon is promoting her U.S. Senate candidacy on the "personalized" radio website Pandora — possibly targeting Connecticut listeners who are both likely Republican primary voters and enjoy wrestling theme songs.
Over on Capitol Report...