| Nov 10, 2011
| 2:18 PM
Connecticut was the only state in the union to move uniformly to the left after the 2010 elections. While other states rushed to elect Tea Party-backed Republicans, we sent liberal Democrats to the House. Richard Blumenthal beat billionaire Linda McMahon,...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 3:03 PM
Oh, Amiee Klem. Since you feel Washington is ignoring this noble Occupy movement (“Laughing all the way to the bank,” Nov. 11), the 99%, please suggest they pull away from the evil 1% bankers and start over.
Begin their rally in front of...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:42 PM
BOSTON (Reuters) - Democratic Representative Barney Frank wed his longtime partner, James Ready, on Saturday, becoming the first sitting congressman to enter into a same-sex marriage.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick officiated the ceremony and added...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 10:28 AM
Carrie Fisher has done an excellent job of reinventing herself, evolving from ingenue actress to tell-it-like-it-is writer and humorist. And she has a lot to say, mostly about her odd but compelling life — enough to add a Part 2 to her memoirs....
| 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 18, 2012
| 6:00 AM
A blackout scheduled for Wednesday to protest against proposed legislation on online piracy has failed to get the support of the biggest Internet players.
Despite calls for the participation of sites such as Facebook, Twitter and other big names, the...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 11:35 AM
A cool $1.5 million a year.
That's what the Motion Picture Association of America is reportedly paying Connecticut's formerU.S. Sen. Chris Doddto slide an anti-Internet-piracy bill through Congress. His insider knowledge, his old-fashioned liberal...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 2:21 PM
East Haven Mayor Joseph “Taco” Maturo may well have shot off his own political cojones with his answer to a question about what he planned to do for Latinos in the wake of his town’s police brutality/racial profiling scandal.
| Jan 3, 2012
Travelers have experienced the hassles of airport security screening and troops are not immune.
"The only difference is that I don't have to take off my boots," Private William Dodd, who was getting on a flight at DFW Airport headed for training in...
| May 27, 2012
| 11:49 AM
It seemed that everyone at the party was a millionaire.
In one corner was NBA basketball star Grant Hill. In another was Linda McMahon, who spent $50 million of her own money in 2010 in a race for the U.S. Senate. Nearby was David Einhorn, who made...
| Jan 16, 2008
A Democratic primary in which no one campaigned dampened turnout here Tuesday, giving Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York a victory that probably wouldn't affect the party's presidential nomination.
Clinton was the only major Democratic candidate...
| Jan 16, 2008
Appealing to voters anxious about an unraveling economy, Mitt Romney scored a decisive victory in the Michigan primary Tuesday, setting up a free-for-all among the leading Republican presidential candidates in this weekend's pivotal party contest in South...