| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Elections have consequences.
The recent national spotlight on Ferguson, Mo, revealed a community in which only 13 percent of the electorate voted resulting in a mostly white city council, school board and police department in a town where two-thirds...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:24 PM
The state Republican Party filed for a temporary injunction Friday to block any planned campaign mailers supporting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy paid for with money raised for federal campaigns.
Top Republicans gathered outside the courthouse in Hartford...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Republicans critics seem way off-target in calling for the end of an early release program started by the Malloy administration. They say the program puts "public safety in jeopardy." It's hard to see how.
Crime is down. Major crime has dropped 8.6...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
As a Democrat, I want to personally thank every Connecticut Republican who voted for Tom Foley in the GOP primary.
The party could have nominated state Sen. John McKinney, a seasoned politician and formidable debater with a long track record of...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Republican state legislators Tuesday blasted a state Democratic Party plan to pay for part of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election effort with money raised for federal congressional campaigns, saying it would destroy the "last remnants of 'clean campaign...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Connecticut's public safety commissioner, Dora Schriro, was criticized in a New York Times editorial Tuesday for "outrageous behavior" in the performance of her pre-2014 job as New York City correction commissioner. The newspaper based the editorial on...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The State Elections Enforcement Commission Tuesday found that Northeast Utilities CEO Thomas May didn't violate the law last year when he solicited more than $50,000 from subordinates to support re-election of Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy –...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:36 PM
--Connecticut Senate Republicans said Wednesday that the fatal stabbing of a baby in Bristol last month was the consequence of a early release prison program that "frankly puts public safety in jeopardy."
But Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:12 PM
WATERTOWN — The front-runner in this week's Republican gubernatorial primary, Tom Foley, insisted he's "seen no shift in sentiment" among GOP voters as he worked the crowd at a street fair here Saturday.
But challenger John McKinney was adamant...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 1:50 PM
PRATT, Kan. America will elect two Congresses this fall, particularly in the House of Representatives.
That's because there are two Americas doing the voting: one hunkered down in redder-than-ever Republican districts that send partisan Republican...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Voter turnout figures released this week reveal that participation in this month's statewide Republican primaries was the party's lowest in nearly three decades.
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said that 21 percent of registered Republicans voted...