| May 31, 2011
| 12:06 PM
Everybody's Talkin' About
• President Obama, just back from a whirlwind European tour, flies to Joplin, Mo., to survey whirlwind storm damage.
• Serbian warlord Ratko Mladic captured after 16 years in hiding.
• Gaza border crossing...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:20 PM
The contest to choose the 45th president is seven months away and Republicans are still chewing over who to put forward, but the campaign cash is flowing in Fairfield County.
Republican front-runner Mitt Romney has mopped up more than a million dollars...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 10:17 AM
It’s not too surprising that Americans For Prosperity, a national conservative activist group begun with lots of seed money from right-wing mega-billionaires David and Charles Koch, has now opened up a branch in Connecticut.
| 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-...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 2:18 PM
Connecticut was the only state in the union to move uniformly to the left after the 2010 elections. While other states rushed to elect Tea Party-backed Republicans, we sent liberal Democrats to the House. Richard Blumenthal beat billionaire Linda McMahon,...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 10:40 AM
There are no Chick fil-A locations in Connecticut, so Mitch Beck, an executive recruiter who is hosting a state Republican Party shindig at his home in Monroe, planned to have someone drive out to the one in Paramus, N.J., and pick up 100 sandwiches for...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Erin Isaac, Tim Murtaugh, Todd Abrajano.
Those are the names of the three people Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon has gone through in trying to find the right person to manage her campaign press operation. And it's all happened in less than...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:25 AM
"Double your pleasure, double your fun" might be the mantra for Connecticut candidates looking to maximize their chances of sucking in votes this November.
It worked for Dannel Malloy two years ago when he doubled down on the ballot: once as a Democrat...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 12:45 PM
I hate the thought of Connecticut sending a Republican to the United States Senate. The last time we sent a Republican was back in 1982 when Lowell Weicker won the nod. He was still a Republican then, albeit a liberal. There aren't any of those left. They...
| May 27, 2012
| 11:49 AM
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...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Linda McMahon is promoting her U.S. Senate candidacy on the "personalized" radio website Pandora — possibly targeting Connecticut listeners who are both likely Republican primary voters and enjoy wrestling theme songs.
Over on Capitol Report...