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  • If Boughton's Derailed, Will That Help Foley?

    Who is to blame for the breakup of the political partnership between Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Republican candidate for governor, and Heather Bond Somers, GOP candidate for lieutenant governor? Somers certainly instigated the political divorce...
  • McKinney: Will Lead State Back To Prosperity

    For the last four years, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy enjoyed every opportunity for success. He has veto-proof legislative majorities at home and a federal delegation made up entirely of Democrats. In Washington, our governor's party controls the Senate and he...
  • Jim Shea: I-84 Project Needs Catchy Name

    It's not too early to start being afraid. They are beginning to talk seriously about replacing the I-84 viaduct in Hartford, you know the raised highway near Aetna where traffic flow goes to die. Construction is still years away, but once it begins...
  • Eric Cantor defeat by tea party shakes Republican politics to its core

    In a shocking political defeat guaranteed to upend Republican Party politics, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia lost his primary election Tuesday to a tea party newcomer who hammered the No. 2 leader for backing aspects of immigration reform....
  • Washington reels as House's Eric Cantor loses to tea party challenger

    In a shocking political defeat guaranteed to upend Republican Party politics, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia lost his primary election Tuesday to a tea party newcomer who hammered the No. 2 leader on immigration reform. It was the first...
  • Keep Corrupting Money Out Of Elections

    Connecticut has the best campaign finance laws in the country, designed to prevent the corrupting influence of big-money donors. A federal court ruling Tuesday ought to end the Democratic Governors Association's attempt to eviscerate those laws. On...
  • Connecticut's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Are They?

    Connecticut's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Are They?
    Mark Boughton Age: 50 Hometown: Danbury Occupation: Mayor of Danbury Background: A product of Connecticut public schools and state universities, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is running as a "blue-collar" Republican who says he understands the...
  • Jim Shea: The Legislature Accomplished Much…We Think

    The state legislature adjourned last week. Some people believe this is never a bad thing. Some people say it makes them feel safer. I think they did some good stuff. Of course, what they actually did accomplish cannot be fully determined until...
  • Bacchiochi's False Accusation Will Haunt Her — And Foley

    The one thing it was not was a "misunderstanding." State Rep. Penny Bacchiochi, R-Stafford, accused a rival campaign in the contest for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor of racism. It was not true. The unseemly saga initiated by...
  • Rowland's Lawyers Split The Hairs Of Split Hairs

    During the two horrific weeks I spent in law school, I vaguely remember someone saying something along the lines of when you don't have the evidence on your side you argue the law, and when you don't have the law on your side you argue the evidence....
  • Like Political Entertainment? Sign The Petition

    Like Political Entertainment? Sign The Petition
    This could be a very entertaining summer, if you promise to do this: Any time anybody running for anything approaches you with a petition to get on the ballot, you must — after verifying that the person is neither a white supremacist nor a man-boy...
  • Tom Foley Feels the Need for Speed

    Tom Foley made more driving news last week, which is never a good thing. He was charged with speeding on Route 9. Foley's spokesperson said Foley was going about 80 miles per hour. As someone who travels on Route 9 frequently, let me say that cars...