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  • Flexing Financial Muscle, McMahon Pummels Murphy

    Flexing Financial Muscle, McMahon Pummels Murphy
    Despite what you've heard on TV, the U.S. Senate race between Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon is not about creating jobs. It's about a methodical, astronomically expensive, dismantling of Murphy. Thus far, the polls suggest McMahon is succeeding. And...
  • 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...
  • Time For Murphy To Get Off The Canvas

    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...
  • Aug. 14 Primary: Day Of Reckoning

    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...
  • Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Spending Spree

    Say what you will about Jesse Jackson Jr., but I'll tell you this. He's the guy you want waiting across the street in the car for your tag sale to begin. I mean, the man will buy anything. The former Illinois congressman pleaded guilty last week to using...
  • Future Unlimited For Betting On Connecticut

    As Connecticut continues to look toward gambling for tax revenue, you have to wonder where we will turn next, and could the state use a Department of Bookmaker. Fortunately there are still many untapped gaming sources. I mean, the tax revenue from keno,...
  • Where money talks

    WASHINGTON — Call it the revenge of the 1 percent. President Obama bested Mitt Romney by portraying his Republican opponent as a rich businessman who used offshore tax havens and ran enterprises into the ground without regard for working people....
  • UConn, And Its Supporters, Must Make The Program Bigger

    If you ever have been on the Duke campus, you have appreciated the dramatic illustration of Gothic architecture known as the Crowell Quad Clock Tower. Well, forget it, Connecticut. You didn't get such an elegant introduction to Wednesday morning from the...
  • The Difference? It All Comes Down To Football

    The Difference? It All Comes Down To Football
    They had the television market, the province of 21st century greed, and they had the academics, the province of 19th century purity. Those in power at Connecticut's flagship university were hopeful that they would help carry the day for admission into the...
  • Just a Bad, Sad Week

    It was not a good week: At the Boston Marathon, where bombs killed and maimed. In West, Texas, where a fertilizer plant exploded, taking lives and leveling the community. For the media, which seemed to get it first more than it got it right. And in...
  • Stirred by a message from the heart

    Stirred by a message from the heart
    WASHINGTON -- In a city where David's righteousness almost never beats Goliath's might, what Nicole Hockley and the other Sandy Hook families did to the gun lobby last week was nigh unto miraculous. Gun-control legislation had appeared to be a lost...