| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:54 PM
NORTH HAVEN — Social media lit up Thursday afternoon after famed singer and musician Taylor Swift was spotted at a local Starbucks.
Two Quinnipiac University students were among those who got to meet Swift.
Kathleen Barry, a junior studying...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Connecticut ranked sixth in the nation in average student loan debt for 2013 graduates, according to a new report that found national debt levels are rising for students earning bachelor's degrees.
At $30,191, Connecticut's average student debt was...
| 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...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Halee Bazer, a freshman at Quinnipiac University, said she has heard about the wave of sexual assault lawsuits sweeping college campuses and plans to be cautious about parties, never go anywhere alone and call campus security for escorts if needed....
| 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...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:01 AM
Tom Foley never thought he would simultaneously have one son in Harvard and two toddlers in diapers.His life has taken multiple twists and turns that he would not have predicted, including becoming a father again later in life.
Those twists also...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Two of the state's top political science professors are predicting increased negativity in an already nasty race for governor.
Professor Gary Rose of Sacred Heart University and Scott McLean of Quinnipiac University both said that the clashes in last...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Gov. Tom Corbett is not only trailing his Democratic challenger badly, but he has lost the support of nearly a quarter of his fellow Republicans, according to polls showing his bid for a second term is in deep trouble.
With the incumbent faring so...
| 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 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...