| 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
| 3:00 AM
This is a story about recycling, and how everything is politically charged this election season.
My husband carried our newspapers — which, by the way, he believes are hopelessly in the bag for President Barack Obama — to the curb the night...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 5:40 AM
A new statewide poll confirms that University of Virginia president Teresa Sullivan's firing and her subsequent rehiring after angry protests was a public relations debacle for the school's governing board.
The Quinnipiac University Poll shows that 47...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 6:08 AM
A new poll released Thursday morning shows that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has pulled even with President Obama in the race for Virginia’s 13 electoral votes.
The Quinnipiac University poll shows Romney and Obama are...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Earlier this month, President Barack Obama signed legislation that will prevent student loan rates from increasing. At roughly the same time, according to Gallup surveys, Obama's youth support slid for the first time since spring.
| 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 19, 2012
| 1:56 PM
With 29 electoral votes, Florida is the most glittering prize in this year's presidential election. Without a win in the nation's biggest swing state, it's hard to come up with a scenario that keeps Barack Obama in the White House.
Since 1960, only one...
| 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 16, 2012
| 2:05 PM
New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill Thursday that would provide same-sex couples the right to wed, but the state's Republican governor has pledged to veto the measure and has instead called for a referendum to settle the issue.
State senators passed the...