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  • Candidates Crisscross the State in Final Push To Election

    Candidates Crisscross the State in Final Push To Election
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley raced across the state Monday at a breakneck pace as they tried to reach as many voters as possible and grab any advantage in a dead-heat governor’s race that will be decided by Tuesday’s...
  • Jepsen Wins Again In Attorney General Race

    Jepsen Wins Again In Attorney General Race
    State Attorney General George Jepsen, a Democrat, won re-election predictably Tuesday, easily turning aside two challengers at opposite ends of the political spectrum. Jepsen's election to a second term extends the uninterrupted hold that Democrats...
  • Gun Bill Supporters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected

    Gun Bill Supporters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected
    Connecticut Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey reportedly said some Democrats, particularly freshmen, lost seats in the General Assembly because they voted yes on the 2013 gun safety reform bill. Speaker Sharkey's assessment of the political risk of...
  • Blumenthal: This Is 'A Consensus Moment' For Better Rail Safety

    Blumenthal: This Is 'A Consensus Moment' For Better Rail Safety
    With derailments, near accidents and safety lapses occurring at railroads in numerous states, Sen. Richard Blumenthal predicts that senators from all regions of the country — and both political parties — will embrace his proposal for reforming...
  • 80,000 vets with PTSD could gain discharge upgrades

    As many as 80,000 veterans who suffered from post-traumatic stress and received Other Than Honorable discharges can use evidence of their PTSD to petition service boards to upgrade the bad paper discharge. At stake for individuals is removal of...
  • Why So Much Money? And 7 Other Questions About The CL&P Rate Case

    Why So Much Money? And 7 Other Questions About The CL&P Rate Case
    The application that Connecticut Light & Power made months ago to raise rates has moved forward in the complex and often heated process that occurs when public, regulated utilities request more money from their ratepayers. Letters are being written,...
  • 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...
  • Embattled General Motors general counsel Millikin to retire

    General Motors said its general counsel, Michael Millikin, will retire early next year. Millikin, the top legal officer at the automaker, has come under intense scrutiny for the way his department handled death and injury claims for a defective ignition...
  • Gabby Giffords Speaks Against Gun Violence

    Gabby Giffords Speaks Against Gun Violence
    On a whirlwind national tour of nine stops in nine days, former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords spoke Thursday in West Hartford against gun violence and domestic abuse. Giffords is currently on the third day of her national "Protect All Women'' tour that...
  • Gabrielle Giffords To Visit Conn. Thursday As Part Of 'Protect All Women' Tour

    Gabrielle Giffords To Visit Conn. Thursday As Part Of 'Protect All Women' Tour
    Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, will travel to Connecticut Thursday for one of nine stops on a nationwide tour to push for laws that protect women and families from gun violence. Giffords...
  • Attorney General Facing A Conservative And Radical Liberal In General Election

    Attorney General Facing A Conservative And Radical Liberal In General Election
    HARTFORD — The last time a non-Democrat held the office of attorney general in Connecticut was in 1959. The current Democratic occupant, George Jepsen, was all of 5 years old back then. In this election, Jepsen is being challenged by opponents...