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  • S&P Agrees To $1.4B Settlement Of Deception Charges That Started In Connecticut

    S&P Agrees To $1.4B Settlement Of Deception Charges That Started In Connecticut
    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...
  • Why The Democrats' Car Tax Reform Plan Doesn't Work

    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...
  • CT Vaults To No. 1 Ranking — For Mudslinging

    CT Vaults To No. 1 Ranking — For Mudslinging
    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...
  • Dodd Needs To Say He Won't Run In 2010

    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...
  • Not Women's Or Men's, Just Greatness

    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...
  • Those party photos could cost you a job

    Those party photos could cost you a job
    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...
  • Facts? Thinking It's True Sets Foley Free

    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,...
  • Harry Reid earns an assist on Iran

    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...
  • Republicans Must Rebuke Martha Dean

    Republicans Must Rebuke Martha Dean
    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...
  • An overdue response to the frenzy of state restrictions on abortion

    An overdue response to the frenzy of state restrictions on abortion
    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...
  • Guess Who's Running Again? Everybody

    Guess Who's Running Again? Everybody
    5:59. 6:00. "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...