| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:50 PM
PARIS French President Francois Hollande on Monday asked Prime Minister Manuel Valls to form a new government in the wake of a showdown between Valls and Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg about the government's controversial economic policies.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:34 PM
With a week to go until the Democratic primary for governor, Charlie Crist is on the campaign trail in Democrat-rich South Florida, but he's not campaigning against his opponent.
He's so focused on Republican Gov. Rick Scott and the November election...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Broward and Palm Beach County voters face critically important primaries and nonpartisan elections in one week, but so far people aren't rushing to their mailboxes to vote by mail or to the county's early voting sites.
"It's very low," Palm Beach County...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:56 AM
FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police in riot gear ordered demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, to disperse late on Tuesday, then charged into the crowd to make arrests as relative calm dissolved during an 11th night of protests over the fatal shooting of a...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:12 PM
If Tom Foley is elected governor, it’ll be interesting to see how he gets along with the other elected politicians in the state legislature. I'm told by people who know more about it than I do, that the business world is vastly different than the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:20 PM
This is no judgment on Tom Foley, but what the state of Connecticut needs is not a Republican governor, but a Republican legislature. A governor can only do so much, but if we really want to turn this ship around, we need a more balanced Senate and...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:33 AM
STAMFORD - Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney says he supports national efforts to tax internet sales, backing a fix that has been considered in Congress repeatedly but never garnered the support to pass.
McKinney, the state senate...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:27 PM
In the waning days of the increasingly contentious Republican gubernatorial primary, Tom Foley and John McKinney are narrowing their focus to two of Connecticut's battlegrounds: eastern Connecticut and voter-rich Fairfield County.
On Friday, McKinney...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Russia will ban all imports of food from the United States and all fruit and vegetables from Europe, the state news agency reported on Wednesday, a sweeping response to Western sanctions imposed over its support for rebels in Ukraine.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Former Groton Mayor Heather Somers, who touted her "outsider" status on the campaign trail, has come a step closer to becoming an insider, winning a tight Republican primary for lieutenant governor. She will join Tom Foley on the November ballot against...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Sharon McLaughlin, an accountant, longtime Republican activist and the party-endorsed candidate, brushed aside opponent Angel Cadena in Tuesday's Republican primary for the office of state comptroller.
"I'm excited," said McLaughlin. "I'm looking forward...