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  • Lack of jobs, not banks, to blame for blighted homes, governor says

    Lack of jobs, not banks, to blame for blighted homes, governor says
    Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday he was caught aback by the Sun Sentinel's investigation of how banks have established foreclosure practices that have left thousands of South Florida homes to decay, devastating neighborhoods. "Maybe I don't ask enough...
  • Crises play to Corbett's strength

    Crises play to Corbett's strength
    Gov. Tom Corbett stopped, took a breath, folded his hands and stared hard at the top of the podium in front of him, as if it were going to yield the answer to a question a reporter has just asked him about the sexual abuse scandal that has engulfed Penn...
  • Campbell: Illinois has abolished the death penalty

    On Wednesday, the Land of Lincoln became the 16th state to abolish capital punishment. The abolition of the state's death penalty has been 11 years in the making. Gov. Pat Quinn made his decision, he said, after reading several books, including the...
  • NYC's Mayor Michael Bloomberg Hit With "Third Term-itis": Poll

    NYC's Mayor Michael Bloomberg Hit With "Third Term-itis": Poll
    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is suffering so-called "third term-itis," with only 40 percent of voters approving of his job as good or excellent, a poll found on Thursday, down nearly 30 percent from 2008. The NY1-Marist Poll also showed that...
  • One year after spill, support for oil drilling returns

    One year after spill, support for oil drilling returns
    Today, one year after the offshore rig explosion and record oil spill that blotted our beaches and stained tourists' image of a perfect vacation spot, Florida appears just as welcoming as ever to drilling closer to its shoreline. Tar balls are still...
  • CAPITOL IDEAS: Poll indicates Pennsylvanians split on gun rights

    A toxic stew of technical problems and the whims of the weather have us seriously behind the eight ball this morning, So without further ado, here's the top five stories making news this 28th day of April. 1. A clear majority of Pennsylvanians (53...
  • The Dark Side: From Journalist to Mouthpiece For Those in Power

    As the director of communications for the New Haven Public School System, Chris Hoffman now stands against many of the things he stood for when he was an investigative journalist for the New Haven Register. Like transparency. Instead of working for it,...
  • What do port security, the Patriot Act and partisanship have in common?

     What do port security, the Patriot Act and partisanship have in common?
    In this edition of the Friday Files, we're looking at everything from political lies to a contest for Florida's most unpopular politician. But first, I have a game for you to play: This year, while no one was looking, President Barack Obama made...
  • Why Did Sen. Toni Boucher Nearly Filibuster the In-State Tuition Bill?

    An immigrant and graduate of UConn, state Sen. Toni Boucher (R-Wilton) was one of the most vocal opponents of a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to attend state universities at in-state tuition rates. The bill, which cleared the state Senate...
  • How Much To Get Your Name On A College Building? A Lot

    How Much To Get Your Name On A College Building? A Lot
    From less than $1 million to $25 million or more, the amount of money it takes to get your name on a building at one of Connecticut's institutions varies greatly. Linda McMahon, the former wrestling executive now running for U.S. Senate, gave Sacred...
  • More signs of trouble for Santorum in Pennsylvania

    More signs of trouble for Santorum in Pennsylvania
    The second poll in a week shows Mitt Romney cutting deep into Rick Santorum's lead in Pennsylvania. Romney now trails Santorum by just six points in the state with 35 percent to Santorum's 41 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University survey...