| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:43 PM
As we reported Sunday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) engaged in some pointless and uninformed ruminations about the government's response to the Ebola virus.
But Ebola is one of those public events that expands exponentially in its consequences, public...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The numbers have changed little over the decades: A majority of Americans support abortion.
But across the country, the antiabortion movement has recorded major success in the last four years, part of a well-funded national strategy to legislate...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Officially, not a single candidate is running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
But more than a dozen ambitious Republicans are holding serious conversations with their nearest and dearest: their families, their pollsters and their...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:45 PM
President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton will both visit Connecticut next week to campaign for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in the final weeks of a dead-heat election.
Obama will be in Bridgeport on Wednesday, while Clinton will campaign at the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:20 PM
President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton will both be campaigning next week for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to help boost the candidate's chances in the final weeks of a dead-heat race.
Obama is scheduled to arrive Wednesday in Bridgeport,...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 1:47 AM
The roster of potential Democratic presidential candidates who've come to the aid of Charlie Crist is about to grow, powered by political megastars.
Vice President Joe Biden will be in Broward County in mid-October to aid Crist's campaign for governor....
| Sep 21, 2014
HARTFORD – Two nationally prominent governors, New Jersey's Chris Christie and Louisiana's Bobby Jindal, are coming to Connecticut to campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, raise money for his campaign, and energize the party...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, who is strongly supporting the campaign of Republican Tom Foley, will be back in Connecticut on Tuesday with famed baseball manager Bobby Valentine.
Christie will appear at a downtown Stamford restaurant owned by...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:48 PM
STAMFORD — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie campaigned alongside Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley Tuesday, and in his second visit to Connecticut this year Christie said national Republicans have identified the race as one of the most...
| Aug 3, 2014
WASHINGTON — Fresh from helping save Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi from a tea party upstart, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is on the verge of endorsing an embattled Senate Democrat. According to The New York Times's Joe Nocera, national...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Former investment banker Neel Kashkari, who is the Republican candidate for governor of California, staged a bravura act of political agitprop the other day.
Kashkari posed as an unemployed worker in Fresno for a week, searching for work, sleeping...