| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:40 PM
WASHINGTON — Twenty-six cyclists arrived Tuesday at the Capitol after a four-day ride from Newtown, bringing a plea for tighter gun limits to a reluctant Congress.
"Here's our message: Please put politics aside and get it done," said Monte Frank...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Deficit-hawk Republicans say the $85 billion across-the-board budget cuts that begin Friday under the sequester banner, unless Congress regains its senses, won't make much of an impact on a $3.5 trillion budget.
They're wrong. It could cost thousands,...
| 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...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Much of the story at Tuesday night's State of the Union speech will be about Connecticut, from the Newtown massacre to Manchester, where bullets killed eight employees at Hartford Distributors in 2010, to Bridgeport, where a 3-year-...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Connecticut's cross-endorsement frenzy continued Friday as the Working Families Party decided (very reluctantly) to back Democrat Elizabeth Esty in the 5th Congressional District race.
WFP types gave up on their vision of backing state House Speaker...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Chris Donovan's withdrawal Thursday as the Working Families Party candidate in the 5th Congressional District put the finishing touch on the state House speaker's star-crossed quest this election year to move up a notch.
It didn't write finis to the...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 7:38 AM
The General Assembly will strain to look productive during the three months of its regular session this year. By their own design, the Democrats who run the House and Senate will not be required to make difficult spending decisions. Last year they gave...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Birth date: Aug. 25, 1959
Birthplace: Oak Park, Ill
Current residence: Cheshire
Education: Harvard, Yale Law School, J.D.
Elected office: Cheshire Town Council, 2005-08; General Assembly 2009-11