| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:02 PM
The resounding primary victories by Linda McMahon and Chris Murphy on Tuesday will launch a fresh onslaught of political ads, arguments about the economy and a never-ending loop of attacks and rebuttals in what will be one of the nation's most closely...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Halloween is right around the corner. Zombies, werewolves, ghosts, witches and vampires rule the land for the next couple weeks. If you've found yourself wondering why we care about spooky creatures this time of year, perhaps you should attend Dr. Brendan...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:08 AM
On the morning after The Morning Call/Muhlenberg College released a poll showing the margins in the presidential and U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania in the low single digits, a second independent university pollster came out with similar results....
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:12 AM
— The new home of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut has a roof of several arches, like a row of miniature Quonset huts, to reflect interior light.
On two sides of the building, floor-to-ceiling windows flood the interior with...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Every autumn, Colchester holds a community-made scarecrow display on the Town Green. On election years, town Democrats sponsor a patch and put up scarecrow effigies of candidates, according to the Norwich Bulletin. Not the best at arts and crafts, the...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:33 PM
On the campaign trail today, prepared statements have replaced free-wheeling press conferences, attack ads dominate and reporters are kept at a distance.
These highly scripted campaigns have more in common with reality TV than with politics of the past,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 12:10 PM
QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY: Blaine Dulkerian of White Hall, bachelor of arts in public relations; and Christina Heilman of Jarrettsville, bachelor of arts in public relations, graduated from Quinnipiac University during the 81st undergraduate commencement...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:06 PM
With President Obama visiting Philadelphia Tuesday, the Pennsylvania GOP held a preemptive press call to tout Republican Mitt Romney's chances of winning the state in November.
Republican party chairman Rob Gleason told The Morning Call last month...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 5:35 AM
University ofConnecticut women's basketballwas, in the words of one expert, Connecticut Public Television's "tent pole" — the central, essential support for the whole shebang.
It defined CPTV in this state for nearly two decades. It appealed to the...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:06 AM
Barack Obama continues to best Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania, in part due to strong support from the state's female voters.
A Quinnipiac University poll of voters in states deemed "swing states", Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida, found Obama leading in all...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:55 PM
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...