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  • A grand design for greater gridlock at National Labor Relations Board

    Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee thinks he has the solution to perceived problems at the National Labor Relations Board: Make the five-member body just as deadlocked as Congress. Alexander's recently proposed NLRB Reform Act, which has the...
  • Difference in pledge, prayer, suicide, and boycott: Letters

    Difference in pledge, prayer Helene McCarthy's letter to the editor in the Sept. 13 Sentinel is well intentioned but misguided. There is a difference between expecting others to stand for and participate in prayer than in standing for the Pledge of...
  • A look at the Congressional campaign funding in Hampton Roads

    Guess who's running ahead in campaign fundraising for Hampton Roads' Congressional races? a) an incumbent b) or another incumbent c) or the other incumbent d) all of the above. In the 1st Congressional district, Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Montross,...
  • 'Does He Not Know Better?': Disbelief In Waterbury Over Rowland's Latest Fall

     'Does He Not Know Better?': Disbelief In Waterbury Over Rowland's Latest Fall
    WATERBURY — In John Rowland's hometown, once dubbed the center of the universe for all the money and attention he gave it during his 10 years as governor, there was disbelief on Saturday that Rowland is once again guilty of political corruption and,...
  • Strong reasons to retain state justices

    California voters will see the names of three state Supreme Court justices and numerous Court of Appeal justices on their Nov. 4 ballots, a result of the state's hybrid system for keeping politics to a minimum in the court system while still granting...
  • Out of touch? Senate candidates under fire for where they live

    WASHINGTON The elections for control of the Senate could hinge as much on where some candidates live as on how they vote. Residency controversies are dogging Senate candidates in several pivotal states: Alaska, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, and New...
  • Rowland Crimes Not Worth Long Sentence

    I found the guilty verdict for former Gov. John G. Rowland to be fair for conspiracy, falsifying records, false reporting to the Federal Election Commission and exceeding campaign contribution limits [Sept. 20, Page 1, "Rowland Trial: Guilty, Again"]....
  • Foley Concedes Rowland Provided Services For His Company

    Foley Concedes Rowland Provided Services For His Company
    NEW HAVEN – Brian Foley acknowledged under cross-examination Tuesday that former Gov. John Rowland occasionally provided consulting services to his nursing home chain, but insisted the work was incidental to the far more extensive advice he was...
  • Constitutional amendment debate roils ACLU

    WASHINGTON The emotional debate over free speech versus free political spending, which erupted onto the Senate floor this week, exposes a deep rift on Capitol Hill and at the nation's leading civil rights group, the American Civil Liberties Union. "There...
  • Rowland Defense: Case About Trying To Buy Seat In Congress

    Rowland Defense: Case About Trying To Buy Seat In Congress
    NEW HAVEN – John G. Rowland's prosecutors argued Thursday that the former three-term governor has struck at one of the underpinnings of free and fair elections and they urged jurors who have watched and listened through two weeks of trial to find...
  • Rowland Guilty Of Violating Federal Campaign Laws; Sentencing Dec. 12

    Rowland Guilty Of Violating Federal Campaign Laws; Sentencing Dec. 12
    NEW HAVEN — Former Gov. John G. Rowland, a political rising star who crashed a decade ago in a corruption scandal, fell again Friday when a jury in federal court found him guilty in a low-rent scheme to collect secret paychecks from rich...