| Feb 3, 2015
| 4:50 PM
Standard & Poor's has agreed to pay $1.375 billion to the U.S. government and 19 states to settle charges it misled investors when it issued positive ratings on shaky mortgage-backed securities in the lead-up to the 2008 financial collapse — a...
| May 29, 2015
| 3:43 PM
Just about everyone agrees that the way cities and towns tax cars and trucks is unfair.
For the same model, same year, same mileage, you'll pay nearly seven times as much in property taxes in Hartford as you do in Greenwich, where tax rates are low...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The race for governor has brought Connecticut a notable distinction. Wesleyan University's Media Project reported last week that the state's contest for governor features a higher percentage of negative ads than any other contest for governor in the...
| Mar 20, 2009
If Sen. Chris Dodd truly cares about President Obama's reform agenda, Connecticut and his party, he will gracefully step back and not run for re-election next year.
That might be the only way to save this seat for a Democrat and snatch the red meat out...
| Dec 22, 2010
Tina Charles flew in from Russia. Kemba Walker, Randy Edsall, Richard Blumenthal — the who's who of Connecticut — descended from all parts Nutmeg. In the middle of Geno Auriemma's postgame press conference on this historic night, even the...
| Jan 17, 2012
In a controversial twist on the exploding use of online social media, more employers are poring over the websites to weed out job applicants whose posts reveal that they use foul language, take drugs, associate with gangs or have other questionable...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Today in this space, we're introducing a new Tom Foley-inspired game called "I Think It's True But It Might Not Be."
As many of you know, Tom Foley, not yet a candidate for governor, has been touring the state directing charges at Gov. Dannel P. Malloy,...
| Jan 26, 2014
The most important person in the U.S.-Iran nuclear negotiations right now may be Harry Reid, the Senate Democratic leader from Searchlight, Nev.
Two weeks ago, President Obama's nuclear diplomacy was in trouble, but not because of anything Iran was...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:11 PM
There is madness abroad in the land. Martha Dean is running for the Republican nomination for governor. Dean is the doyenne of guns who, in January 2013, signaled her agreement with an insane theory that the Sandy Hook slaughter of 20 children and six...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:25 PM
In the last few years, state legislators around the country have been busy with an onslaught of antiabortion legislation aimed at making it impossible for women to exercise what is still (despite the opposition’s best efforts) a right guaranteed...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:12 PM
"Then put your little hand in mine; 'cause there ain't no hill or mountain we can't climb."
Good morning. It's 2014. Tom Foley is running against Dan Malloy. Does that sound familiar?
Rosa DeLauro is running for Congress. For the...