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  • Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call

    Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call
    Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats. The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
  • Primary Watch: Bennet wins in Colorado

     
    by Mike Memoli After a tough news day, the White House ends Tuesday on a high note as appointed Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet (D) has won the hotly-contested primary over former House Speaker Andrew Romanoff (D). President Obama, his administration......
  • Ex-WWE Exec Wins GOP Primary For Conn. Senate Seat

    Ex-WWE Exec Wins GOP Primary For Conn. Senate Seat
    Appointed Sen. Michael Bennet won the Democratic nomination to a full term in Colorado Tuesday night, overcoming a fierce primary challenge at home and an outbreak of anti-establishment fever nationwide. In Connecticut, Linda McMahon easily captured the...
  • Ned Lamont: Give Small Businesses A Boost

    Connecticut has had zero net job creation since 1988. We have our jobs strategy exactly backward. Jobs are created by small business and shed by large business, yet Connecticut subsidizes big business and penalizes small business. Increasingly, big...
  • Greenwich Mourns Death Of Former Sen. Bennie Benvenuto; Ran Against Ned Lamont And Bill Nickerson In Three-Way 1990 State Senate Race

    Greenwich politicians are still mourning the recent death of former state Sen. Emil "Bennie'' Benvenuto, who was ostracized from the Republican Party after supporting independent Lowell P. Weicker for governor in 1990. Benvenuto was a longtime fixture in...
  • Sen. Joe Lieberman To Announce Retirement Plans

    Sen. Joe Lieberman To Announce Retirement Plans
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Lieberman was so determined to hang onto his seat in 2006 after losing the Democratic primary in Connecticut that he ran as an independent. Now he's leaving without a fight. The 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee, who...
  • Foley Concedes Governor's Race To Malloy

    Foley Concedes Governor's Race To Malloy
    Republican Tom Foley conceded the gubernatorial election Monday to Democrat Dannel Malloy, saying that various problems with voting in Bridgeport were not enough to overturn the outcome of the race. The official results show that Foley lost by more...
  • Hartford City Councilor Luis Cotto says goodbye

    Hartford City Councilor Luis Cotto says goodbye
    Luis Cotto is ending his career as an upstart urban politician in Connecticut. For the past five years, representing the Working Families Party on the Hartford City Council, Cotto got down and dirty with everything from trying to stop racial profiling by...
  • The Bucks Start There: Greenwich A Rich Source For Romney

    It seemed that everyone at the party was a millionaire.     In one corner was NBA basketball star Grant Hill. In another was Linda McMahon, who spent $50 million of her own money in 2010 in a race for the U.S. Senate. Nearby was David Einhorn, who made...
  • 'DON'T ASK' FIGHT GETS LIEBERMAN SOME SUPPORT

       U.S. Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman is being lauded by many Democrats for his successful battle against the government's ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military.     The liberal blog My Left Nutmeg hasn't shown Lieberman a lot of love in...
  • Second Look: State's Homeless Shelters Brace For More Funding Cuts

    Second Look: State's Homeless Shelters Brace For More Funding Cuts
    Brian Baker is worried. As assistant director of a Hartford homeless shelter that has reached capacity, he and his staff have turned away nearly 2,000 people this year. He helps the poorest of the poor, including poverty-stricken families whose...
  • Apathy? Not.

    Apathy? Not.
    Yale University junior Zach Marks was sitting in a college dining hall shaking his head at his friend. The two students had started out discussing how each of their preferred candidates could beat whomever the Republicans nominated. But within minutes,...