| 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 21, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Efforts to privatize Pennsylvania's archaic and tyrannical Liquor Control Board have once again died on the floor of the House of Representatives. The effort, embodied in an amendment to House Bill 11 proposed by Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), was abandoned...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 4:36 PM
At one point in the video, a male wrestler throws a scantily clad woman on a bed, approaches her from behind, and grabs her hair — as a ringside audience looks on.
Another scene shows a man undressing a female corpse in a casket before climbing...
| 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...