| 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...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 11:55 AM
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...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 8:34 PM
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....
| Dec 5, 2010
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...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 6:13 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2012
"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...
| May 16, 2012
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 8:18 PM
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....
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:46 PM
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&...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:20 PM
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,...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 7:37 PM
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....