| Dec 15, 2012
| 8:31 PM
He was a loner, a 20-year-old whom Newtown High School classmates remembered as a skinny, shaggy-haired boy "who never really talked at all" and who stayed tight to the corridor walls when he walked, often clutching his laptop.
There was a common...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Andrew Breitbart loathed the "institutional left," and what he called "the Democrat media complex." A son of Brentwood who cut his sharp online incisors working alongside blogging pioneers Matt Drudge and Arianna Huffington, Breitbart went on to forge...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:07 AM
If Barack Obama's and Mitt Romney's internal pollsters show what Quinnipiac University does in their Pennsylvania survey released Wednesday morning, it may explain why the campaigns have waged a half-hearted effort in the state.
Polling "likely voters"...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Headed to Washington on Wednesday evening for a fundraiser in his honor hosted by the campaign arm of the Senate Republicans, candidate Tom Smith is bruised by dismal results of a poll that shows him trailing Bob Casey by 18 points. (For what it's worth,...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 4:06 PM
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...
| 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 7, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Most states are lucky to have one theater that's won the Tony Award for Best Regional Theater. Connecticut has five, and two of them are in New Haven.
The Yale Repertory Theatre [1120 Chapel St., New Haven; (203) 432-1234, yalerep.org], right downtown on...
| 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...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:52 AM
A closer look at last week's University of Connecticut/Hartford Courant Poll on our state's heated U.S. Senate race raises some interesting questions about who was actually answering the poll questions.
Like, where the hell were all the independent...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Is it possible for Republican Senate candidate Tom Smith to be trailing incumbent Democrat Bob Casey by just six points while Mitt Romney is down by 12 against Barack Obama in Pennsylvania?
That's what the latest Quinnipiac University survey of likely...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Quinnipiac University's Theater for Community presents a student performance of the Naomi Wallace's The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek this week. The play is about teenagers in the Great Depression and a dare that puts 15-year-old Dalton Chance in a race over...