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  • Rep. Joe Courtney's Statement On Kennedy's Death

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney released the following statement following the death of Senator Edward Kennedy. "For decades, Ted Kennedy spoke loudest for those who needed the greatest help, but often had little voice of their own. Ted Kennedy...
  • Dodd Needs To Say He Won't Run In 2010

    If Sen. Chris Dodd truly cares about President Obama's reform agenda, Connecticut and his party, he will gracefully step back and not run for re-election next year. That might be the only way to save this seat for a Democrat and snatch the red meat out...
  • Dodd, In Connecticut, Criticizes Treasury Officials

    Dodd, In Connecticut, Criticizes Treasury Officials
    After enduring days of withering criticism for his role in the AIG bonus debacle, U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd returned home to Connecticut on Friday in a feisty mood. Dodd expressed frustration that Treasury Department officials "didn't have the...
  • State Jobs In Jeopardy As Pentagon Signals End Of F-22 Jet Production

    A radically updated Pentagon spending plan announced Monday would cut off new orders of the F-22 Raptor fighter jet this year, jeopardizing thousands of Connecticut jobs that depend on the program. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates called for an end of...
  • Call Him The Anti-Dodd: Simmons Focuses On His Foe's Woes A Race For The Senate

    Three days after announcing his plan to take on Connecticut's senior senator, Rob Simmons breezed past a bunch of kids sitting in the gym of the Regional Multicultural Magnet School in New London. It wasn't a political appearance: Simmons was here to...
  • Explosion Investigation Focusing On Safety Issues

    Explosion Investigation Focusing On Safety Issues
    Possible gaps in safety protocols at the Kleen Energy power plant are at the center of the investigation into Sunday's blast that killed five and injured 12. It occurred during the always-dangerous process of purging, or cleaning, of the underground,...
  • 'DON'T ASK' FIGHT GETS LIEBERMAN SOME SUPPORT

       U.S. Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman is being lauded by many Democrats for his successful battle against the government's ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military.     The liberal blog My Left Nutmeg hasn't shown Lieberman a lot of love in...
  • Obama claims Connecticut superdelegate

     
    by Jesse A. Hamilton Though he had said he was going to wait until the last of the primaries was over, Connecticut's Rep. Joe Courtney decided to instead make his pick for a Democratic candidate clear this morning, chosing Sen.......
  • Superdelegates: 1 each, so far

     
    Obama hoped that, by winning an absolute majority of pledged delegates yesterday, he would hit a benchmark that would lead to to a healthy new flow of superdelegate endorsements, based on the "will" of the voters. He hit that......
  • Connecticut politicians are upset that Husky game is on cable TV

     
    A couple of Connecticut politicians are miffed that today's NCAA game between the University of Connecticut and Bucknell will be on cable TV instead of CBS. As part of the new NCAA TV deal that CBS and Turner Broadcasting signed......
  • Simmons Readies For More Battles: Congressman Upbeat After Election Defeat

    He sits on a wicker chair in a small, messy studio apartment. The Venetian blinds rattle and the smell of Mexican spices from the restaurant across the street flavors the air. This is Rob Simmons' home for one more day. Simmons still looks like a...