| Apr 1, 2011
| 3:23 AM
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...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 3:32 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 6:54 AM
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...
| Nov 2, 2010
Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats.
The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 8:34 PM
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....
| May 17, 2011
| 1:49 PM
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,...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 3:21 PM
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...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:17 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 5:30 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:04 AM
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...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Got a call the other day from a Republican friend, one of those traditional Connecticut middle-of-the-road GOP types, the sort who trends liberal on social issues but thinks wild-assed Democratic spending sucks. He was sounding rather relieved.