| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:43 PM
NEW HAVEN – Jury deliberations are set to begin after ex-governor and radio host John G. Rowland declined on Wednesday to take the witness stand at his trial and defend himself from charges that he was part of a low-rent conspiracy to hide $35,000...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:19 PM
NEW HAVEN – Another young aide testified Wednesday that he became so distressed when Lisa Wilson-Foley confided she was adding former Gov. John Rowland to her campaign staff that he dashed off a frantic email to a colleague — while driving the...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:01 PM
NEW HAVEN — A top executive at the Apple Rehab nursing home chain testified Friday that she was stunned when she took a frantic after-hours call from her boss two years ago asking her to sign off on a corporate statement that former Gov. John...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Five Southern California cities, including three in Orange County, have filed supportive legal documents toward the goal of having the U.S. Supreme Court review Newport Beach's sober-living homes ordinance.
Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, San Clemente,...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 6:46 PM
— Thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last spring, a handful of Pennsylvania's top political donors have lighter wallets than they otherwise would have by this point in the election year.
Eight state residents are among 310 mega-donors who...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:43 PM
NEW HAVEN – Brian Foley, owner of a nursing home chain and No. 1 backer of wife Lisa Wilson-Foley's political ambition, acknowledged Monday that it was his idea to hide former Gov. John Rowland's work for his wife's congressional campaign by...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, beware.
Recent polling shows Hillary Clinton would defeat any of the potential Republican presidential candidates, including former Gov. Bush and U.S. Sen. Rubio.
The latest Quinnipiac University Poll...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
WASHINGTON — An attorney for Rep. Bobby Rush said Wednesday that the South Side Democrat is cooperating with an inquiry by the Office of Congressional Ethics.
Scott E. Thomas, a Washington lawyer, said Rush had retained his firm, Dickstein...
| May 11, 2014
| 6:25 AM
Joe Kaufman knows the secret to firing up a crowd. At least this crowd.
The magic words: "I'm running for Congress against Debbie Wasserman Schultz."
Kaufman was talking to an all-Republican crowd of party activists, reminding them he wants to take on...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:00 PM
He's got political consultants. He's conversant on a range of current issues. He offers a compelling personal story of triumphing over adversity.
But Jameel McCline isn't anything like an ordinary congressional candidate.
• When the...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:05 PM
A group trying to draft Ben Carson to run for president in 2016 has bought seven billboards in the Baltimore region aimed partly at voters but also at the Hopkins neurosurgeon himself.
"We wanted Dr. Carson to be able to see the billboards on the way...