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  • GOP rivals veer right on immigration

    More than any other question, Republican presidential candidates are asking voters to consider a single issue in the weeks before primary voting begins: Who detests illegal immigration the most? Rudolph W. Giuliani, who as mayor of New York supported...
  • 'Liberty'

    Most Americans would probably agree with the 19th century abolitionist Wendell Phillips that "eternal vigilance is the price of liberty." But our vigilance has been erratic, and we have paid the price for our inattention. This nation's history is littered...
  • Reaction to John McCain's stunning announcement

    My first reaction to John McCain's stunning announcement was why? Mitt Romney, Fred Thompson, and Tom Ridge may not be glitzy, but all Americans could imagine them running the country if, God forbid, anything happened to President McCain. My first thought...
  • Economy rivals security as top concern for voters

    As an election approaches, campaigns often brace for a last-minute event that could alter the political landscape. But the surprise this time isn't a scandal or a calamity overseas. It's an abrupt shift in the debate away from the battlefields of the...
  • Falling polls lead Giuliani to retool his campaign plans

    Over the summer and fall, former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani was riding high. Following a strategy that downplayed the early-voting states, his battle plan was to focus on Florida -- that virtual suburb of New York. Winning the Sunshine State on...
  • GOP base scatters to rival camps

    The long-standing coalition of social, economic and national security conservatives that elevated the Republican Party to political dominance has become so splintered by the presidential primary campaign that some party leaders fear a protracted...
  • Ready for their close-ups?

    This can't be a joke because there's a writers strike on and jokes are out for the duration. So in all unscripted seriousness, I ask, could Hollywood really be smarter than Washington? Is it possible that movie people are savvier than political people?...
  • Top Local Stories

    Romney Takes Michigan Primary Mitt Romney wins the state where his father served as governor.    Tuesday’s Michigan Primary was critical for Romney, who had failed to win Iowa or New Hampshire. Romney claimed 39 percent of the vote. Senator John...
  • Primary colors

    THIS JUST IN: With Iowa caucus results still ringing in the chilly air and a nation's wary eyes turning to the New Hampshire primaries, here's a political traveler's sketch of the landscape there -- with a late-breaking update. Though this story first ran...
  • Romney comes out swinging

    Two days before the New Hampshire primary that could make or break his White House candidacy, a combative Mitt Romney quarreled with rivals John McCain and Mike Huckabee over taxes, crime and job experience in a testy Republican debate that exposed...
  • Connecticut Favorites

    Republican John McCain and Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton hold double-digit leads among likely voters in the Connecticut presidential primaries on Feb. 5, according to a poll commissioned by The Courant. McCain's rise is a dramatic turn in a state where...