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  • Friends and colleagues remember Ted Kennedy's life of service

    Friends and colleagues remember Ted Kennedy's life of service
    Praise for Sen. Edward M. "Ted'' Kennedy, the last of three Kennedy brothers who captured the American's public imagination in the 1960s and who dominated the Washington debate through the final decades of his nearly 47-year career in the Senate, rolled...
  • Chasing Dodd, One Sure Step At A Time

    Monica's State Street Diner sits just around the corner from the Merrick For a Change campaign office in New London. The man who would be Connecticut's Democratic senator, Merrick Alpert, likes this no-nonsense eatery, where the clientele is an...
  • Dodd's 'Cottage': A Cozy Purchase

    Ireland does not easily give up its secrets. That may have been one attraction it held for Sen. Christopher Dodd in 1994 when he became an owner of a refuge on nearly 10 acres on the Irish west coast. The murky tale includes a felonious inside trader, a...
  • Dodd: Protecting AIG Bonuses Was Never My Intent

    In the last week, there's been confusion over my role in limiting excessive compensation and AIG bonuses. With so many conflicting reports about this whole matter, I wanted to take this opportunity to set the record straight. Here's what happened: In...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast March 20, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Michael Rapaport was born in New York City on this date in 1970. This birthday guy starred on the series "The War at Home" and co-starred on "Boston Public" for three seasons. Rapaport also appeared in the fourth season of "Prison...
  • Blumenthal: 'I Have Misspoken About My Service'

    Blumenthal: 'I Have Misspoken About My Service'
    Richard Blumenthal calls them "misplaced words." The attorney general and presumptive Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate has said on a few occasions that he served "in" Vietnam; he actually spent the war years stateside and now says he meant to say he...
  • Republican Chris Shays Confronts A Tough Election Cycle

    Republican Chris Shays Confronts A Tough Election Cycle
    After years of going his own way, U.S. Rep. Chris Shays wasn't about to be cowed by a global positioning system. He told his campaign driver to follow him, not her dashboard GPS. "You're taking a left," Shays commanded from the back seat, directing the...
  • Talking Politics: Democrats Faulted On Economy

    Stuart Carlson knows that other folks are worse off. He lives with his cat, Dusty, in a two-story colonial with the American flag flying out front and a Ford truck in the driveway, just a half-block from the town's 18-hole golf course. Carlson retired...
  • In Financial Disclosure Forms, Dodd's Irish Cottage Jumps In Value

    In Financial Disclosure Forms, Dodd's Irish Cottage Jumps In Value
    A new appraisal of the Irish cottage owned by Sen. Christopher Dodd concludes that it is worth about three times as much as Dodd has been reporting on his financial disclosure forms. The new value of the cottage, on Inishnee island in County Galway, is...
  • Poll: McCain falls behind with GOP voters

    Poll: McCain falls behind with GOP voters
    WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain, once considered the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, has fallen to third place in a new Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg poll, and is running behind Fred Thompson, an actor and former senator who has...
  • Senator Helped Wall Street Executive Get A Pardon In 2001

    A Washington, D.C., condominium deal between Sen. Christopher J. Dodd and a Wall Street executive whom Dodd later recommended for a presidential pardon has the state Republican Party chairman comparing the embattled senator to former Gov. John G. Rowland....
  • A Few Real Estate Deals Among Friends

    On a bright day in the late 1980s, a weary Sen. Christopher Dodd stepped off a plane at Shannon Airport, picked up a rental car and drove into the rolling Irish countryside to clear his head of the pressures of Connecticut politics. He rumbled through the...