| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Ah, it's feeling more and more like Summer every day. And speaking of summer, the Republican and Democratic primaries for Joe Lieberman's soon to be vacant Senate seat are in August. So, first, let's take a look at the Democrats.
Chris Murphy, a...
| May 15, 2012
| 1:22 PM
An angry Lee Whitnum says she’s fed up and is leaving the Connecticut Democratic Party and the feeling appears to be mutual among at least some state Democratic leaders.
Several members of the Democratic State Central Committee are urging passage...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Drivers who talk or text on their phones now have a new name “zombies”. The reason for the moniker is that zombies and distracted drivers have quite a bit in common.
“You’re using about a third less of your brain,” explained...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:35 PM
An NBC Connecticut-hosted primary debate of candidates running in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate got ugly when a fringe candidate, Lee Whitnum of Greenwich, called U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy "a whore … who sells his soul to AIPAC" (the American...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Anyone who’s watched Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary on America’s disastrous experiment with Prohibition may have noticed some stinging similarities to America’s 40-year-old war on drugs.
At least Silvester Salcedo hopes you have....
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:57 AM
House Speaker John Boehner is a master of euphemisms. Since taking back the House, he and his party have spurned every chance to pass a jobs bill but have somehow equated taxes with unemployment by insisting, at every opportunity, that the rich are "job...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:46 PM
SANTA BARBARA (KTLA) - The "Avoid the 12" DUI Campaign will be deploying officers this holiday weekend at DUI / Drivers License Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols countywide in Santa Barbara County to arrest impaired drivers who still don't get the...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:02 PM
Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities.
In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Is the tide shifting on a controversial bill that would give the government and copyright holders broad new powers to stop online piracy?
Over the weekend, the White House signaled that it has strong reservations about the controversial Stop Online...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Susan Bysiewicz, the former secretery of state who did not know that she was unqualified to run for governor, is now running to replace Joe Lieberman this year. While she's not now known for her smart strategy, maybe that will change, if this new charge...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Is poor little rich girl Linda McMahon being taken for another very expensive ride by cynical political hired guns?
After all, Republican consulting gurus like Connecticut's Pat Sullivan stand to make a lot of money (again) as long as McMahon continues...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:01 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Beginning Sunday, children in California under the age of 8 must use car booster seats under a new law.
Previously, California law required children remain in a booster seat until age 6 or until they weighed 60 pounds.