| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:40 PM
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...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 11:21 AM
The opposition research and rapid response that flows from the Democratic National Committee is still sharply focused on Mitt Romney, but a national Democratic strategist said Wednesday that as Rick Santorum's star rises Democrats are starting to pay...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 7:09 PM
RICHMOND – When Majorie was 8 years old in the early 1930s, she came home from school in the Texas community she grew up in to find her mother and a friend talking about a neighbor woman who had just died, leaving four children behind.
| Aug 25, 2012
| 8:20 PM
William Tucker of Hampton beams with pride when he talks about meeting President Barack Obama last month when the president made a campaign stop in Hampton.
Tucker, 83, a veteran of three wars who has also been the head of the state longshoremen's union,...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:28 PM
When sitting down with the Courant, Julie Paolino, 49, identified herself as a physical therapist who, in addition assisting patients, also oversees and supports nine physical therapy clinics. An employee surveyed this year by WorkplaceDynamics...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 10:16 AM
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....
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:32 PM
After failing to stunt Mitt Romney in Michigan this week, the political conventional wisdom is that Rick Santorum must at the very least win in battleground Ohio on Super Tuesday to hang on to his slipping presidential dreams.
At first glance a...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 15 new Superior Court judges Thursday, including prominent Republican Andrew Roraback among the familiar names in the political and legal worlds.
Many people had considered Roraback the Republican Party's best chance to...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:57 AM
If public opinion sways politicians then the results of a new poll by Quinnipiac University may explain why a number of southeast Pennsylvania Republicans have indicated that, at the very least, they'd be open to universal background checks on gun sales....
| Sep 28, 2011
Mitt Romney continues to lead all Republican presidential hopefuls in Florida in the latest survey done by Public Policy Polling, a Democratic-leaning public opinion organization, with Rick Perry replacing Michele Bachmann in second place. Bachmann fell...
| Sep 28, 2011
More Pennsylvanians, 52 percent to 40 percent, oppose state Republicans’ proposal to shift how electoral votes are counted from winner takes all to district-by-district, according to a Quinnipiac survey released Wednesday morning. Just seven percent...