| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:43 AM
Once upon a time, he was one of this state’s most liberal firebrands: a devotee of Ralph Nader, a founder of the Connecticut Citizen Action Group, a post-Watergate Democratic congressman proud of his efforts to help stop funding for the Vietnam War....
| May 17, 2011
| 12:53 PM
One of Connecticut’s biggest companies is waging a two-front war right now, and its opponent in one battle is an ally in the other.
Pratt & Whitney is bracing for the serious threat of a strike when its current agreement with the International...
| May 25, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Meet Chris Hutchinson. He’s a socialist. Yes, it’s true. He thinks plenty is missing from today’s political discourse. There’s lots of talk about the size of government, the national deficit and repealing health care reform; there&...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 1:38 PM
Courant sports columnist Jeff Jacobs caught up with Ken Krayeske, the Green Party Congressional candidate and thorn in Jim Calhoun's side.
Here's an excerpt from Jacobs' Saturday column:
Ken Krayeske didn't spend a dime on his provocative internet...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:18 AM
It goes by the super-bland title of “redistricting.” Yet this ultimate political insiders' game of backroom wheeling and dealing can draw prayers from nuns and change the course of elections.
The chance to help friends and hammer enemies...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Although the Institute for International Sport says it will still hold its March 10 program at Kingswood Oxford School in West Hartford, a spokeswoman for the school says it is reviewing the program in light of the nonprofit's "business difficulties."...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:57 AM
House Speaker John Boehner is a master of euphemisms. Since taking back the House, he and his party have spurned every chance to pass a jobs bill but have somehow equated taxes with unemployment by insisting, at every opportunity, that the rich are "job...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 3:29 PM
WASHINGTON -- Federal authorities unsealed Monday an indictment charging five men in the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry and offering up to $1 million for information leading to the arrest of the four men still at large.
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:58 PM
There’s a real good reason for state House Speaker Chris Donovan to be worried about his chances of winning in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District race, and it has nothing to do with the FBI investigation into campaign fundraising....
| Jun 28, 2012
| 1:48 PM
The House of Representatives voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt for refusing to turn over documents tied to the botched Fast and Furious gun-running sting -- a discredited operation that has become a sharp point of...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:30 PM
Too bad you can't do a survey to determine how the residents who get stuck with the bill feel about this latest City Council decision to build a bridge to nowhere. (Re. "Newport council approves $2-million bridge," Nov. 29).
Every day we read about...
| 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...