| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Below are The Courant's picks in top state races, as well as congressional and Hartford legislative races, which are marked with an asterisk and in boldface type.
For the full editorials explaining our choices, please go to courant.com/opinion....
| Nov 2, 2014
| 4:06 PM
NEW BRITAIN – With President Barack Obama rallying Democrats in Bridgeport on Sunday, Republican business executive Tom Foley was shaking hands among football fans in a New Britain sports bar in the dead-heat governor's race.
Both sides are...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:48 AM
HARTFORD — Ever since longtime Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Shays lost in November 2008, the entire Connecticut delegation to Washington, D.C., has consisted of Democrats.
The five-member delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives has...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Medicare advocates said Tuesday that patients deserve protections included in legislation introduced in June by Connecticut members of Congress.
The Center for Medicare Advocacy and the Medicare Rights Center held a phone conference with U.S. Rep. Rosa...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:36 PM
There are a number of ways to approach service in Congress. U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, the 3rd District Democrat from New Haven who is one of the most liberal members of Congress, tends to find issues she believes are important but not getting attention, and...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:09 PM
NEW HAVEN – Gov. Dannel Malloy and a slew of other top state Democrats joined hundreds of Yale University graduate students at a rally Tuesday demanding that Yale officials recognize their union and negotiate a contract.
"I understand how hard...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:16 AM
In the midst of an Ebola outbreak in west Africa, U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro is renewing a push for a bill that would boost funding for biomedical research.
The Accelerating Biomedical Research Act, introduced by DeLauro last month, would allow current...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Connecticut's share of funding from the National Cancer Institute has dropped 19 percent since 2010 – a steeper decline than many other states, an analysis of National Institutes of Health (NIH) data show.
Federal cancer institute funding to...
| 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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The State Elections Enforcement Commission on Tuesday sent federal election regulators a strongly worded denunciation of the state Democratic Party's plan to pay for part of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election effort with money raised for federal...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:24 AM
The State Elections Enforcement Commission (SEEC) Tuesday sent federal election regulators a strongly worded denunciation of the state Democratic Party's plan to pay for part of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election effort with money raised for federal...