| 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...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:20 PM
I spent more than three hours on Election Night sitting next to Mark Boughton, the Republican mayor of Danbury, the 2010 running mate of Tom Foley and a candidate for this year's Republican gubernatorial nomination.
It was my idea to invite him to...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Three years ago, state Senate Republicans had three rising stars who all graduated from Yale.
Sens. John McKinney, Andrew Roraback and Leonard Fasano were all moderate Republicans who served together for years and crafted legislation together.
| 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...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:01 AM
Tom Foley never thought he would simultaneously have one son in Harvard and two toddlers in diapers.His life has taken multiple twists and turns that he would not have predicted, including becoming a father again later in life.
Those twists also...
| 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 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...
| 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...