| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:53 AM
(Reuters) - Democrat Michelle Nunn has a narrow lead in the U.S. Senate race in Georgia, according to a poll released on Friday, ensuring the state's open seat will remain a key national focus as Democrats and Republicans fight for majority control of the...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:40 AM
As part of our 250th year of publication, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things Courant, provides the explanation for the cartoons....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:39 AM
When presidents become unpopular, they are no longer welcome on the campaign trail. They're trapped in Washington, watching their party abandon them. It happened to Lyndon B. Johnson, whose presidency collapsed amid protests over Vietnam. He left...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Leaving church on a recent Sunday, Jose Trujillo paused to consider the upcoming midterm election and two of the hottest Senate and gubernatorial races in the country, blazing away right here in Georgia.
Trujillo hasn't paid much attention to either...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Harry Truman's old adage, "The buck stops here," has been confirmed, at least politically, in President Obama's highly visible response to the Ebola crisis. His lengthy talk on the subject televised from the Oval Office was clearly devised...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In its third editorial endorsing Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio over Democratic incumbent Scott Peters, the U-T San Diego newspaper had one description of DeMaio that not even his many critics could dispute: "One of a kind."
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:35 PM
WASHINGTON The game has changed for Southwest Airlines and several major airports.
For the past 34 years, federal law limited flights between Dallas Love Field to only airports in Texas and a handful of states. Those flight restrictions, known as the...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Meet the man renowned for bringing American history to life with oil and a paint brush.
Mort Kunstler, a prolific artist who creates dramatic and detailed interpretations of American historical events, will be at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum in...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:27 AM
CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. democracy watchdog The Carter Center has closed its Egypt office and says it will no longer monitor the country's parliamentary elections due to an increasingly restrictive political environment.
Egypt's parliamentary elections...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 4:48 PM
ROCKY HILL – With his poll ratings down nationally, President Barack Obama has avoided the campaign trail this fall in some states.
But not Connecticut.
He is back again for the second time in a week – campaigning at a rally Wednesday...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:18 PM
In a world racked by war, atrocities and treason, the search for a worthy Nobel Peace Prize laureate presents a daunting challenge this year.
Where on the planet can a man, woman or organization be found to have alleviated the bloodshed and cruelty that...