| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:25 AM
"Double your pleasure, double your fun" might be the mantra for Connecticut candidates looking to maximize their chances of sucking in votes this November.
It worked for Dannel Malloy two years ago when he doubled down on the ballot: once as a Democrat...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 12:33 PM
I've heard some Republicans whining about my cartoons, that they're particularly cruel to the GOP. All I can say is thank you for noticing. I assume they're moaning about my treatment of Republicans in the Presidential campaign. I treat the Democrats in...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Chris Murphy's campaign for United States Senator reminds me of the Barbara Kennelly gubernatorial campaign back in the last century. Kennelly, the daughter of the late powerful Connecticut Democratic political boss John Bailey, served from 1982 until...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Linda McMahon is the Republicans' nominee for U.S. Senate, but you wouldn't know that from her ubiquitous TV commercials.
McMahon's decision to underplay her party affiliation in her TV ads, on her website and in her mailers is politically pragmatic in a...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Despite what you've heard on TV, the U.S. Senate race between Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon is not about creating jobs.
It's about a methodical, astronomically expensive, dismantling of Murphy.
Thus far, the polls suggest McMahon is succeeding. And...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:15 AM
A mandatory financial disclosure that Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Chris Murphy was supposed to submit to the state's ethics agency for 2006 – the last full year out of the eight that he served in the Connecticut General Assembly – is...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:36 PM
National Democrats are delivering a cash infusion on behalf of U.S. Senate candidate Chris Murphy, further evidence of Republican Linda McMahon's surge and a signal of major shifts in the fight for control of the chamber.
The Democratic Senatorial...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:06 PM
The general election campaign for U.S. Senate was only hours old Wednesday when Republican Linda McMahon launched a robocall to 300,000 senior citizen households accusing Democratic rival Chris Murphy of voting to cut Medicare by $700 billion.
| Aug 17, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Let the hideous campaign ads begin! I'm not a registered Republican or Democrat. My attitude is hey, you folks in the different political parties figure it out and send us independents your choices.
Well, they've done just that. Let the games begin!...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:10 PM
There's something wrong here.
Permit me to bore you with some numbers.
In 2010, Chris Murphy beat Sam Caligiuri 118,000 to 102,000 in Connecticut's 5th Congressional District. In 2008, a presidential year and therefore a better comparison to 2012, it...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...