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  • Jim Shea: New York Times Feels The Need For Weed

    Weak News Note: Last Sunday, in a full page editorial, the New York Times called for the national legalization of marijuana. Here is a transcript of the meeting at which Times' editorial board and opinion writers decided to take this position. Yo, hey...
  • Lt. Governor Pick Could Make Or Break Republican Ticket

    Lt. Governor Pick Could Make Or Break Republican Ticket
    Either Thomas Foley or John McKinney, Republican candidates for governor competing in the Aug. 12 party primary, would enter the fall campaign against incumbent Democrat Dannel P. Malloy with a strong chance of victory. Republican primary voters could...
  • McKinney Outlines Plan To Repeal Income Tax

    McKinney Outlines Plan To Repeal Income Tax
    Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney on Thursday outlined a two-year budget plan that, following a year of spending cuts, would eliminate the income tax for residents earning less than $75,000 a year. McKinney, the state senate minority...
  • I Would Cheat On Foley With McKinney

    I Would Cheat On Foley With McKinney
    A political column is probably the wrong place for this, but: Tom Foley, will you marry me? I ask because I've been watching and re-watching Foley's new commercial, which is not so much about his race for governor as about what a good husband he'd make....
  • Jersey Con Artist Visits

    I'm a Jersey guy by background, having grown up in the city of Long Branch down at the shore. Just north of that city is a town known as Monmouth Beach where my younger sister is still awaiting the funds supposedly administered by Christie's...
  • GOP Claims Malloy 'Raided' Transportation Fund Don't Add Up

    GOP Claims Malloy 'Raided' Transportation Fund Don't Add Up
    HARTFORD — For weeks, Republican gubernatorial hopeful John McKinney has scolded Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for having "raided nearly $190 million" from a major transportation fund to shore up holes in the state budget. In public campaign events,...
  • New Poll Show Malloy Ahead Of Foley, But Just By A Bit

    HARTFORD — If anyone needed any more evidence about being cautious of political polling these days, all they have to do is look at the results of two very different opinion surveys released in the past few days. On Tuesday, a new-style, online poll...
  • Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing

    Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing
    Last week, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd, the epitome of a fallen angel, his once-white wings smeared with oligarchic slime and movie popcorn grease, stepped forward to endorse Gov. Dan Malloy. In an interview with The Courant's Chris Keating, Dodd said...
  • Poll Dance

    Poll Dance
    The latest poll in the governor's race shows a close contest between Gov. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley. There was no mention of ol' what's-his-name. I’ve long advised people to lie to political pollsters. I know, it sounds nasty, but...
  • Online Poll Shows Foley Leading Malloy In Race For Governor

     Online Poll Shows Foley Leading Malloy In Race For Governor
    Republican candidate Tom Foley is leading Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a new online poll that its sponsor acknowledges has shortcomings in its methodology and accuracy. The online poll found 42 percent of voters surveyed supported Foley, with...
  • McKinney Blasts Foley For Distorting His Record In New Ad

     McKinney Blasts Foley For Distorting His Record In New Ad
    With less than three weeks to go before the Aug. 12 primary, the two Republican candidates for governor continue to spend advertising dollars attacking one another on pocketbook issues. On Monday, John McKinney released a blistering new television ad...
  • Christie Dances Around Gun Control

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is trying to have it both ways on gun control, and he can't. He is either for sensible and lawful regulation, or he isn't. And voters should so note. Mr. Christie was in Connecticut this week to campaign for Republican...