| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Former Gov. John G. Rowland was indicted Thursday on conspiracy and other charges associated with two federal election campaigns, one of them involving a sham contract written to conceal $35,000 he was paid for political advice to congressional...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Everybody knows that Connecticut is a blue state. The General Assembly is packed with Democrats, our congressional delegation got rid of its last Republican in the 2008 election, we have a Democratic governor and we haven't voted for a Republican for...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:08 PM
The curtain falls on one of the sorriest incidents in recent Connecticut political history with the sentencing this week of the last of eight defendants in a campaign finance scandal.
Paul Rogers, co-owner of a Waterbury smoke shop, was given six months...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:50 PM
NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise."
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:41 PM
The state-government half of one of Connecticut's political power couples is departing Gov. Malloy's administration and heading back to academia, and there's a real question about what Daniel Esty is leaving in his wake.
Esty (husband of U.S. Rep....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:21 PM
El Presidente Barack Obama llegó al Aeropuerto Internacional Bradley, poco después del mediodía del miércoles para una concentración vendida en Central Connecticut State University diseñada para fortalecer apoyo a su propuesta de aumentar el salario...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:31 PM
HARTFORD — A day after former Gov. John G. Rowland was named in federal court as an alleged co-conspirator in a campaign-financing scheme, he returned to the microphone Tuesday afternoon for his WTIC-AM talk show — but he was mum on the...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 2:35 PM
While vowing to help them hang on to their seats, Democrats tacitly acknowledged on Tuesday that South Florida Congressmen Patrick Murphy and Joe Garcia are among the most vulnerable Democrats in Congress.
They were listed along with 24 others in...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Today, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, U.S. Sen Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty will propose a bill that would provide funding to help pay for construction of a new Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Last week a Newtown task force endorsed...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Angered by a resounding defeat Wednesday of proposed gun control legislation that grew out of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, President Barack Obama stood outside the White House with parents of murdered Newtown first-graders and vowed: "This...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Twenty-seven people, including 18 children, have been killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to the Associated Press.
The report cites an official with knowledge of the situation.
Sources told The Courant that there are at...