| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Beware of charisma, Ralph Waldo Emerson said. If only former Gov. John G. Rowland had listened. If only the voters who elected him three times had listened.
Mr. Rowland was indicted Thursday for violating federal election law in connection with two...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Former Gov. John G. Rowland was indicted Thursday on conspiracy and other charges associated with two federal election campaigns, one of them involving a sham contract written to conceal $35,000 he was paid for political advice to congressional...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 11:15 AM
"Love the Gov."
That's how ex-Gov. John G. Rowland signed an email to Republican congressional candidate Mark Greenberg on Oct. 23, 2009 — in the first of several messages that prosecutors say he sent over seven months in hopes of becoming a...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:28 PM
When judicial nominees appeared before the General Assembly's judiciary committee last week, some lawmakers paid particular attention to New Haven attorney Anthony Avallone.
That's in large part because he will turn 67 later this year. Assuming he's...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Democrat Tim O'Brien had the skids greased for him when he went on a quick and successful job search after losing his bid for re-election as New Britain mayor last November.
Other job seekers should be so lucky. Or have such well-placed friends.
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Long before he became an internationally known forensic scientist sought out by the likes of the Kennedys and O.J. Simpson, Henry Lee began his career in a converted bathroom at the Bethany state police barracks.
Virtually a one-man operation with a...
| May 3, 2014
| 11:14 AM
When House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero, R-Norwalk, argued strenuously last Tuesday against a bill requiring increased financial disclosures by for-profit nursing homes, he took the same position as a lobbying firm hired by the Connecticut...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:11 PM
There is madness abroad in the land. Martha Dean is running for the Republican nomination for governor. Dean is the doyenne of guns who, in January 2013, signaled her agreement with an insane theory that the Sandy Hook slaughter of 20 children and six...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:12 PM
HARTFORD — State House Republicans' chief of staff George Gallo resigned Thursday amid a federal investigation into whether GOP legislative candidates were improperly directed to use a Florida direct-mail and printing company — which...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Last Friday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 16 attorneys to fill vacancies on the Superior Court bench and two judges to serve on the Appellate Court. None of these nominees is Republican, according to the state's Voter Registration Lookup site.
| Mar 30, 2014
| 2:22 PM
All weekend, tributes flowed in: "a great man," "brilliant," "a gentleman and a scholar," "a man of great principle."
Those who worked closely with him added: "a first-class human being," "a great boss" and "a very kind man devoted to the causes of...
| Apr 6, 2014
John G. Rowland, as he introduced himself on his WTIC-AM NewsTalk1080 afternoon talk show, announced Thursday that he is leaving the station to "take care of some personal issues."
Although the former governor did not say what those "personal issues"...