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  • 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"]....
  • Proposed amendments reek of hypocrisy [Commentary]

    Proposed amendments reek of hypocrisy [Commentary]
    Let us now praise Democratic hypocrisy. Throughout my life, various Republicans have suggested amending the Constitution in one way or another. A few years ago, they suggested revising the 14th Amendment to get rid of automatic birthright citizenship....
  • 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,...
  • Emails that can really make you cringe

    I consider myself a tolerant guy, but I must admit I'm getting a bit riled up these days by some emails that have found their way to my inbox. There are the emails I expect this time of the year, from Florida politicians seeking money and a vote. I never...
  • 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...
  • Rowland Case Was Far From A 'Dustup'

    Rowland Case Was Far From A 'Dustup'
    Attorney Reid Weingarten was understandably disappointed in the jury verdict earlier this month that found his client, former Gov. John G. Rowland, guilty of several offenses including violation of federal campaign financing laws. The powerhouse...
  • '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,...
  • 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...
  • Witness Describes Opposition To Rowland's 'Illegal' Proposal

    Witness Describes Opposition To Rowland's 'Illegal' Proposal
    NEW HAVEN — The people running Mark Greenberg's 2010 congressional campaign — including the candidate himself — believed that there were big problems with the extravagant consulting deal that John Rowland had proposed to them: It cost...
  • 'I Can Get You Elected,' Rowland Promised Wilson-Foley, Her Husband Testifies

     'I Can Get You Elected,' Rowland Promised Wilson-Foley, Her Husband Testifies
    NEW HAVEN — Brian Foley, the health care executive who admits secretly paying former Gov. John G. Rowland to run his wife's 2012 congressional campaign, testified Friday that the scheme developed out of a sales pitch by Rowland at a Farmington...
  • Rowland Saga Is A Shame

    Rowland Saga Is A Shame
    He's back ... Before a federal judge and jury, that is. What a pity. That's not a good place for an ex-politician up on corruption charges to be. Former Gov. John G. Rowland had the education, family background, community standing, political skills,...