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Chris Murphy

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  • 9/7/2012-Chris Murphy's Going Nowhere

    9/7/2012-Chris Murphy's Going Nowhere
    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...
  • Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call

    Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call
    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...
  • Theft of veterans' plaques (sad but true) could be federal crime

     
    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....
  • All-Seminole Athletic Conference boys soccer team released

     
    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...
  • Connecticut's Leaders in Congress have Evolved Their Views on Gay Marriage

    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...
  • A Connecticut candidate with a personal stake in the DOMA debate

    A Connecticut candidate with a personal stake in the DOMA debate
    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...
  • High Stakes: Toby Moffett, online poker, billions in tax revenue and liberal ideals

    High Stakes: Toby Moffett, online poker, billions in tax revenue and liberal ideals
    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....
  • New poll: Majority disapproves of Malloy, almost as unpopular as Florida's and Ohio's GOP govs

    New poll: Majority disapproves of Malloy, almost as unpopular as Florida's and Ohio's GOP govs
    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...
  • Sen. Joe Lieberman To Announce Retirement Plans

    Sen. Joe Lieberman To Announce Retirement Plans
    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...
  • Police to up the ante for Memorial Day weekend

    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...
  • Campaign focuses on curbing DUIs

    Campaign focuses on curbing DUIs
    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,...
  • Connecticut Politicians Use Digital Advertising To Target Highly Specific Voter Groups

    Connecticut Politicians Use Digital Advertising To Target Highly Specific Voter Groups
    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...