| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million.
"McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:47 PM
A Norwalk man arrested in the past for running golf scams in Danbury and other southwestern Connecticut communities has been charged in Washington state with failing to pay insurance claims on hole-in-one prizes.
Kevin Kolenda, 54, was charged...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:06 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:36 PM
National Democrats are delivering a cash infusion on behalf of U.S. Senate candidate Chris Murphy, further evidence of Republican Linda McMahon's surge and a signal of major shifts in the fight for control of the chamber.
The Democratic Senatorial...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:31 PM
The first signs of bipartisan support for overhauling the nation's chemical safety law emerged Monday, as three Republicans joined 23 other senators calling for tough restrictions on toxic flame retardants.
Citing the Tribune's Tribune's "Playing With...
| 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...