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  • Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford

    Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford
    You'd think that Rob Ford, Toronto's crack-smoking-oral-sex-denying-binge-drinking buffoon of a mayor, would be a tough dude to top in any screw-up contest for local politicians.
  • Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill

    Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill
    It's a classic congressional cluster flop. You've got partisan political clashes; regional conflicts; huge subsidies; lobbying cash; industries fractured by disputes; House and Senate rivalries; government gridlock. And it's all about food. And money....

    Durbin, Oberweis at odds on gun control, other social issues

    Durbin, Oberweis at odds on gun control, other social issues
    Sen. Dick Durbin, a liberal Democrat, and state Sen. Jim Oberweis, a conservative Republican, disagree sharply on social issues, including gun control, abortion and same-sex marriage. Durbin, 69, who is seeking a fourth Senate term in Tuesday's...

    For Republicans, election victory won't end struggles

    In the battle for control of the Senate, Republicans have built their campaigns on a promise to block President Obama's policies and ease Washington's gridlock. But accomplishing that may prove tougher than winning next week's election. A GOP Congress...

    Harry Reid vs Yucca Mountain

    In 2010, President Barack Obama scrapped plans to turn Yucca Mountain into a nuclear waste repository, generally citing safety concerns. In truth, the president had Harry Reid concerns. The Senate majority leader from Nevada didn't want the nation's...