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  • Super Tuesday 2012: What's at stake and who's in the lead

    Super Tuesday 2012: What's at stake and who's in the lead
    Welcome to March Madness, the Republican version. The GOP final four -- Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul -- face the busiest primary day of 2012 next week on Super Tuesday, when voters in 10 states head to the polls or caucus sites....
  • 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...
  • Gobernador Rick Scott visita el Sun Sentinel y habla de vivienda, trabajo, reelección y más

    Gobernador Rick Scott visita el Sun Sentinel y habla de vivienda, trabajo, reelección y más
    El gobernador Rick Scott dijo esta semana haber quedado desconcertado por la investigación del Sun Sentinel, según la cual los bancos han establecido prácticas de liquidación hipotecaria (foreclosure) que dejan miles de casas del sur de Florida...
  • Jurors Must Follow Strict Death Penalty Guidelines

    Now that Steven Hayes was convicted of capital murder for killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters, Hayley, 17, and Michaela, 11, in their Cheshire home, the jury, beginning Monday, must decide whether he should be sentenced to death. In addition...
  • 5 things Obama needs to win Florida (or that Republicans must counter)

    5 things Obama needs to win Florida (or that Republicans must counter)
    With 29 electoral votes, Florida is the most glittering prize in this year's presidential election. Without a win in the nation's biggest swing state, it's hard to come up with a scenario that keeps Barack Obama in the White House. Since 1960, only one...
  • Connecticut Must Overcome Doctor Drought

    Connecticut Must Overcome Doctor Drought
    The federal Affordable Care Act is designed to extend insurance coverage to many more Americans than are currently insured — as many as 30 million more, according to a recent report in The New York Times. But will these newly covered people be...
  • Is Rick Scott the country's worst governor?

    Here's a real news flash — Gov. Rick Scott is unpopular. You probably already knew that, but a new Quinnipiac University poll puts it into numbers. Not only do 57 percent of voters dislike Scott's job performance, the results are the worst rating...
  • 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...
  • Juvenile Justice: They're Just Kids

    Juvenile Justice: They're Just Kids
    Teenagers under age 18 who are charged with misdemeanors can no longer be tried as adults in Connecticut. This overdue new law reflects a more nuanced societal understanding of adolescent development and psychology. By 2010, Connecticut was one of only...
  • State Legislature: 2012 Session Opens With Malloy Proposing Education Reform, Pension Funding Changes

    State Legislature: 2012 Session Opens With Malloy Proposing Education Reform, Pension Funding Changes
    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...
  • Blumenthal Defeats McMahon In U.S. Senate Race

    Blumenthal Defeats McMahon In U.S. Senate Race
    It was the most expensive political contest in the state's history, and one of the nastiest and most colorful. But in the end, Tuesday's election for the U.S. Senate was as easy a win for Democrat Richard Blumenthal as had been predicted at the start....