| May 29, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Chris Powell, the political columnist/managing editor of Manchester's Journal-Inquirer, has called New Haven's policies toward undocumented immigrants "treason" and blamed issues in inner-city schools on the low "caliber of the students themselves," as...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Oh ya, now we’re getting into the fun side of Connecticut politics.
There’s state House Speaker Chris Donovan ducking and dodging ‘cause the top finance guy in his Democratic congressional campaign just got busted by the feds.
| 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,...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 2:21 PM
East Haven Mayor Joseph “Taco” Maturo may well have shot off his own political cojones with his answer to a question about what he planned to do for Latinos in the wake of his town’s police brutality/racial profiling scandal.
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Is poor little rich girl Linda McMahon being taken for another very expensive ride by cynical political hired guns?
After all, Republican consulting gurus like Connecticut's Pat Sullivan stand to make a lot of money (again) as long as McMahon continues...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Linda McMahon, the extremely wealthy former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, is now officially running for U.S. Senate again and this time around McMahon is promising to make a big effort to win over the women of Connecticut.
Last time (which was...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Most eyes were fixed last week on the results of a new Public Policy Poll showing Democrat Chris Murphy beating Republicans Chris Shays and Linda McMahon in the 2012 contest for Joe Lieberman 's U.S. Senate seat.
While that horse race is just getting...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...