| Jan 19, 2011
| 8:42 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Lieberman was so determined to hang onto his seat in 2006 after losing the Democratic primary in Connecticut that he ran as an independent. Now he's leaving without a fight.
The 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee, who...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 2:56 PM
The 76th annual Fur Rendezvous, starting Friday, won’t just be a city-wide winter carnival -- it will also herald Rondy’s emergence from troubled times as one of Anchorage’s enduring cultural cornerstones.
Fur Rondy was started by...
| Jun 30, 2011
Dine by the vines at Chamard Vineyards (115 Cow Hill Road, Clinton; 860-664-0299, chamard.com), hosting an al fresco Singer-Songwriter and Food Truck Series that pairs live tunes with good eats throughout the summer from 5:30-8:30 p.m. On July 2, it's...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 8:23 AM
When the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was passed in 1996, all but one member of Connecticut's congressional delegation voted for the legislation that defines marriage as being between one man and one woman.
Times have changed. Connecticut has legalized...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Anyone who’s watched Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary on America’s disastrous experiment with Prohibition may have noticed some stinging similarities to America’s 40-year-old war on drugs.
At least Silvester Salcedo hopes you have....
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:57 AM
House Speaker John Boehner is a master of euphemisms. Since taking back the House, he and his party have spurned every chance to pass a jobs bill but have somehow equated taxes with unemployment by insisting, at every opportunity, that the rich are "job...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:02 PM
Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities.
In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 5:51 PM
As President Barack Obama gets ready to give a major speech to the nation on the economy Thursday, The Tribune asked some local business and economics experts what they think the government should do to get the economy to produce more jobs.
The group -...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 6:17 PM
Northeast Utilities, now facing scrutiny over its slow reconnection of storm-damaged power lines, has established a network of connections with Connecticut's political establishment, including Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration and other...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:43 AM
Once upon a time, he was one of this state’s most liberal firebrands: a devotee of Ralph Nader, a founder of the Connecticut Citizen Action Group, a post-Watergate Democratic congressman proud of his efforts to help stop funding for the Vietnam War....
| Sep 30, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Most eyes were fixed last week on the results of a new Public Policy Poll showing Democrat Chris Murphy beating Republicans Chris Shays and Linda McMahon in the 2012 contest for Joe Lieberman 's U.S. Senate seat.
While that horse race is just getting...