| Nov 14, 2014
| 7:23 AM
News quiz time!
1. QUESTION What are "a Mickey Mouse pin, heart pendant necklace, digital picture frame and a costume hat?"
a. Items brought to the polls by Hartford registrars in lieu of actual voting lists.
b. Gifts provided to Heather Bond Somers...
| 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...
| 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 3, 2014
| 5:03 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Democrat Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro won a 13th term Tuesday as U.S. representative for the 3rd Congressional District, according to unofficial results, defeating Republican James Brown, a math teacher and coach from Stratford.
DeLauro was cheered by...
| 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...