| Jan 24, 2012
| 11:35 AM
A cool $1.5 million a year.
That's what the Motion Picture Association of America is reportedly paying Connecticut's formerU.S. Sen. Chris Doddto slide an anti-Internet-piracy bill through Congress. His insider knowledge, his old-fashioned liberal...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Is poor little rich girl Linda McMahon being taken for another very expensive ride by cynical political hired guns?
After all, Republican consulting gurus like Connecticut's Pat Sullivan stand to make a lot of money (again) as long as McMahon continues...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Remember the scene in "Witness" where the local bullies start taunting the Amish in their carts? One of them paints the face of Alexander Godunov with his ice cream cone. They're knocking off straw hats. And Harrison Ford clambers down out of the jitney...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Supporters waiting to shake Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon's hand at a campaign event in Farmington last month didn't pay much attention to the tall, boyish-looking operative hovering at the edge of the crowd.
That man, Corry Bliss, 31,...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 4:36 PM
At one point in the video, a male wrestler throws a scantily clad woman on a bed, approaches her from behind, and grabs her hair — as a ringside audience looks on.
Another scene shows a man undressing a female corpse in a casket before climbing...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:35 PM
It sounds like a hell of a simple, good idea: cutting federal taxes on small breweries, thus helping out boutique producers of fine, foamy delights and maybe even getting them to hire more workers.
And our own U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is all over...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 1:22 PM
You know we’ve reached a new stage of uber-weirdness when Connecticut’s former election law watchdog becomes a front-man for a new SuperPAC formed to raise millions of dollars for a candidate who allegedly hates SuperPACs.
The former state...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Peter Schiff occupied page one on Yahoo all day yesterday with his latest dire warning of economic doom. Schiff is a dynamic, personable guy who ran for the Senate in the Republican Primary here in Connecticut in 2010. The final results were Linda McMahon...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:04 PM
This is the last time I will address you about issues related to the Aug. 14 primary, because the Courant does not allow us to write about the candidates on that final Sunday.
This is a sound principle. Let us imagine that I wrote next Sunday: "Chris...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:19 PM
Linda McMahon, the former CEO of wrestling juggernaut WWE, once again won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, crushing former Congressman Christopher Shays by a 3-to-1 ratio.
In her victory speech, McMahon laid out the themes she...