| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:40 AM
This past election, I was confused by Republican calls to end "one-party rule" in the state legislature. The premise was that Republicans have no voice in the public policies that shape the lives of millions of Connecticut citizens. There was no media...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The drawn-out and disagreeable governor’s race came to an official end just after 12:30 Wednesday afternoon with a brief phone call from Republican Tom Foley to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Foley’s concession call closed what he says is...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:38 PM
More power to outgoing state Senate Republican Leader John McKinney, who wants to help lead a bipartisan effort to fix Connecticut's once-heralded 2005 campaign finance reform law. May he recruit an army of advocates.
The "clean elections" bill passed...
| 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 27, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Republican Timothy Herbst says state treasurer Denise Nappier did not tell the truth when she said that she never overruled an advisory council on an investment decision.
The official minutes of the state’s Investment Advisory Council show that...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Republican Timothy Herbst says that state Treasurer Denise Nappier did not tell the truth when she said that she never overruled an advisory council on an investment decision.
The official minutes of the state's Investment Advisory Council show that the...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 10:26 AM
A Superior Court judge has granted Democrats' request to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Republicans that tried to keep the Connecticut Democratic Party from spending federal campaign funds to support re-election of incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:09 PM
A Superior Court judge has granted a request from Democrats to dismiss a lawsuit by Republicans that tried to keep the Connecticut Democratic Party from spending federal campaign money to support the re-election of incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy....
| 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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Three years ago, the state Senate Republicans had three rising stars who all graduated from Yale.
Senators John McKinney, Andrew Roraback, and Leonard Fasano were all moderate Republicans who served together for years and crafted legislation together....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:21 PM
The hotly contested governor's race that attracted national attention cost more than $30 million for television commercials, consultants and other campaign expenses.
The biggest single contributor was the State of Connecticut, which paid out $13...