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  • 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...
  • Willimantic

    Willimantic
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Native Americans used the Algonquin term Wilimentuck, meaning "land of swift-moving waters," to describe the area around the river where they caught fish in the spring. ORIGINS: The town of Windham, which includes the Willimantic...
  • Blumenthal Defeats McMahon In U.S. Senate Race

    Blumenthal Defeats McMahon In U.S. Senate Race
    It was the most expensive political contest in the state's history, and one of the nastiest and most colorful. But in the end, Tuesday's election for the U.S. Senate was as easy a win for Democrat Richard Blumenthal as had been predicted at the start....
  • Child Of The Senate, Now One Of The Old Guard, U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd Prepares For Departure

    Child Of The Senate, Now One Of The Old Guard, U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd Prepares For Departure
    Seated before a bank of cameras in the clubby, wood-paneled confines of a Senate hearing room one morning last week, Christopher J. Dodd looked completely at home. The silver-haired senator was poised to take the gavel for the final time as chairman of...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY 'V-Day Monologues' The Orange Coast College Repertory Theatre will stage feminist monologues in observance of V-Day, a movement to fight violence against women and girls. Tickets cost $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For showtimes and more...
  • Michael Douglas Gets Monte Cristo Award At O'Neill Theater Fund-Raiser

    Michael Douglas Gets Monte Cristo Award At O'Neill Theater Fund-Raiser
    "Tonight brings back a lot of memories," said Michael Douglas as his wife, Oscar and Tony Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, handed him the Monte Cristo Award for his contributions to the theater Monday night in New York. The duo was the center...
  • FBI Probes JPMorgan's $2 Billion Trading Loss

    FBI Probes JPMorgan's $2 Billion Trading Loss
    NEW YORK -- The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Wednesday that the agency has opened an investigation into JPMorgan Chase, the nation's largest bank. "All I can say is that we have opened a preliminary investigation," Robert...
  • Paul proposes cutting $1 trillion in first year

    Paul proposes cutting $1 trillion in first year
    Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul is proposing to cut $1 trillion from the federal budget in his first year in office and eliminate five cabinet level federal departments if elected president. The longtime congressman from Texas will unveil...
  • Commentary: 'RepubLiars' do not want pre-election job growth

    We cannot solve our nation's daunting problems with tedious repetition of half-truths, fabrications and discredited policies that held sway during a period of six years when Republicans had full control of both Congressional houses and the White House....
  • Pissed-off consumers take aim at the Big Banks, calling for a National Bank Transfer Day

    Pissed-off consumers take aim at the Big Banks, calling for a National Bank Transfer Day
    Lindsey Pinkham, senior vice president and secretary of the Connecticut Bankers Association, scoffs at the idea that loads of pissed-off consumers will soon be switching their money out of giants like Bank of America to protest new fees. He says he hasn&...
  • Chief Of Staff, Communications Director Leave Malloy Administration

    In a blow to the administration, Governor Dannel Malloy's trusted chief of staff, his deputy chief, and communications director are all leaving. Timothy F. Bannon, a workhorse who has held numerous positions in state government and the private sector,...
  • JPMorgan's Dimon To Go To Washington

    JPMorgan's Dimon To Go To Washington
    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jamie Dimon will be playing a new role in Washington this Wednesday, called to explain JPMorgan's recent trading debacle after years of being known as the Wall Street banker who got it right during the financial crisis....