| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:45 PM
HARTFORD — The Independent Party is a deeply divided political group with no office, no money and little in the way of organizational muscle.
Yet a battle is brewing for the right to run for governor on the minor party's ballot line....
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:12 PM
WATERTOWN — Tom Foley, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, secured another line on the November ballot on Tuesday by winning the endorsement of the Independent Party over Trinity College professor and party activist John Mertens.
The party has...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Sharon McLaughlin, an accountant, longtime Republican activist and the party-endorsed candidate, brushed aside opponent Angel Cadena in Tuesday's Republican primary for the office of state comptroller.
"I'm excited," said McLaughlin. "I'm looking forward...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:09 AM
The sudden death of the Ultimate Warrior on Tuesday night in Scottsdale, Ariz., has left the pro wrestling world stunned, with many sending out tweets of condolences after hearing the news. A sampling:
We are all so sad that the Ultimate Warrior has...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:27 PM
State leaders said weather delayed the opening of the year's legislative session from Wednesday to Thursday. I'm not so sure. Democrat and Working Families Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was still serving the detention imposed on him by the state's public school...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:13 PM
U.S. Senate seats in Connecticut open rarely. One of those opportunities for change occurs this year, with the retirement of independent DemocratJoseph I. Liebermanafter four terms — 24 years — in office.
The Courant's editorial board...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 1:28 PM
Yeah, good luck, Junior. Running Connecticut's Republican Party, the party with a death wish, is not going to be easy. True, Connecticut Republicans, and New England Republicans in general tend to be more moderate, or even liberal compared to those clown-...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:40 PM
HARTFORD — Gov.Dannel P. Malloyopened the 2012 legislative session Wednesday with plans for education reform, pension funding changes and the largest increase in funding for affordable housing since Gov. William A. O'Neill was in office more than 20...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 2:10 PM
In a big boost to U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon and a blow to former U.S. Rep. Chris Shays, six former state Republican chairmen on Thursday all endorsed McMahon.
The independently wealthy McMahon doesn't need any money from the chairs, but she...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:19 PM
Linda McMahon, the former CEO of wrestling juggernaut WWE, once again won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, crushing former Congressman Christopher Shays by a 3-to-1 ratio.
In her victory speech, McMahon laid out the themes she...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:02 PM
The resounding primary victories by Linda McMahon and Chris Murphy on Tuesday will launch a fresh onslaught of political ads, arguments about the economy and a never-ending loop of attacks and rebuttals in what will be one of the nation's most closely...