| 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 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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:21 PM
WASHINGTON — To counter Democratic attacks that they are soldiers in a "war against women," some GOP candidates across the nation, including at least two in Connecticut, are advocating changing federal laws to allow the purchase of over-the-...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Republican U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta opposes higher taxes on Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Matthew Cartwright, on the other hand, not only wants higher taxes, but also more stringent environmental regulations....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:12 AM
The award for fastest climbdown of the year (so far) goes to The Economist. The magazine already has withdrawn and apologized for a review in its latest issue that criticized a forthcoming book by Cornell historian Edward Baptist for being just too...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a suit against the Obama administration Wednesday, joining a conservative-led effort to challenge controversial national education standards knows as the Common Core, which Jindal says violate states' sovereignty. ...