| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:33 PM
On the campaign trail today, prepared statements have replaced free-wheeling press conferences, attack ads dominate and reporters are kept at a distance.
These highly scripted campaigns have more in common with reality TV than with politics of the past,...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Hours after the Monday afternoon blasts that claimed the lives of three — including an 8-year-old boy — and injured more than 100 at the Boston Marathon, experts in law enforcement, security and terrorism were reluctant to place blame with a...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Virginians are divided along political, racial and gender lines over expanding the state's Medicaid program under provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.
The poll, released Thursday, shows 45...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 10:30 AM
One dark January night in 1824, several men crept into a West Haven cemetery. They dug up the grave of a newly buried 17-year-old farmer's daughter named Bathsheba Smith and carried her body to Yale Medical College for dissection.
These students or...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Marco Rubio led the field of Republican presidential prospects in a nationwide poll released on Wednesday, though voters were split among five potential candidates.
The Quinnipiac University poll of 712 Republicans found Sen. Rubio of Florida...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 4:18 PM
In Connecticut, more than anywhere else, citizens have been following the news closely and engaging in the debate over gun control after the tragic shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
Now, after three months of discussion among...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:00 PM
St. Patrick's Day wouldn't be complete without a little Irish music. On Thursday, March 14, Irish and American folk musician Danny Quinn will perform his blend of Irish, Celtic and original tunes at Quinnipiac University's Ireland's Great Hunger Museum....
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:07 AM
If Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski faced Gov. Tom Corbett in a Pennsylvania gubernatorial matchup today he would win.
Pawlowski, who has hinted at an interest in the 2014 governor's race, performs at the top of the list of potential Democratic challengers,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:25 AM
When all else fails, pick pockets for a living. That's what the title character of New Haven playwright Kevin Daly's piece Lily Hare does. Lily is a less-than-talented actress touring the country performing a play of poorly remembered Shakespearean...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:07 PM
With public opinion polling showing Florida too close to call the post-Superstorm Sandy presidential campaigns are showing up in full force to compete for the Sunshine State’s 29 electoral votes.
Republican candidate Mitt Romney is in Coral...
| Nov 4, 2012
In his 2008 "A More Perfect Union" speech, presidential candidate Barack Obama declared, "Race is an issue that I believe this nation cannot afford to ignore right now." Then he tried his best to ignore it.
At least in public, that is. It says a lot...