| Oct 12, 2014
| 4:19 AM
When she was 14, her father became chairman of the Republican National Committee.
When she was 15, her family moved across the country to live in Washington, where she met President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan.
When she got married in...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:37 PM
— The 2014 general election may be less than a month away, but Thursday it looked a lot like 2016 in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey and Democratic former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were the...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:05 PM
PHILADELPHIA Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, was still speaking Thursday evening when the politician who only needs one name (like a Brazilian soccer star) stepped from behind a curtain, early.
Hillary! The crowd at the...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:31 PM
PITTSBURGH — Attention, Pennsylvanians: Wednesday's debate — the third and final one of the campaign — proved there is more to this gubernatorial election than education spending and income taxes.
Incumbent Republican Tom Corbett and...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:33 PM
HARTFORD — Since the start of this year, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy has been scoring big points with Connecticut environmentalists. He's come down on the side of protecting glass eels, agreed to ban waste from natural gas fracking, backed clean...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Florida voters don't trust Gov. Rick Scott very much. They feel the same queasiness about challenger Charlie Crist. There are at least two plausible explanations for the dismal showing. It could be the consequence of negative ads that bombard voters...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Education became a dominant theme in the governor's race this week, as Democrats launched an attack against Republican candidate Tom Foley for education proposals they say would slash funding from schools that need it the most.
At the core of Foley's...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:26 PM
HARTFORD – In high-profile gubernatorial races from Maine to Michigan, candidates are skipping out on televised debates.
But the governor's race in Connecticut is bucking the trend.
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley are...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 4:09 AM
EAST HAVEN — Joe Visconti has no money, few connections and little clout.
But the one-term council member from West Hartford has a strategy that he believes will propel him into the governor's office on Nov. 4.
"I'm not here to just influence...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Going into Thursday's debate, Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley holds the decidedly unglamorous position of being the only viable alternative to an unpopular incumbent, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Followers of the gubernatorial race (along with...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:25 PM
VERNON — Police released a facial reconstruction Tuesday afternoon of a woman whose skeletal remains were found on West Street last year in hopes of identifying her.
Little information on the remains had been released by the Vernon Police...