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  • Republican-turned-independent former Senator Jeffords dies

    Republican-turned-independent former Senator Jeffords dies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - James Jeffords, a soft-spoken Vermonter whose defection from the Republican Party in 2001 created an unprecedented power shift in the U.S. Senate and gave Democrats control of the chamber for 18 months, died on Monday at age 80, his...
  • Gov. Candidates Stake Out Positions On Guns, The Economy, Minimum Wage

    Gov. Candidates Stake Out Positions On Guns, The Economy, Minimum Wage
    Barely nine hours after bringing the state's top Democrats to a standing ovation with a fiery critique of Republican rival Tom Foley, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hit the campaign trail, and his opponent, with full force on Thursday. Introducing himself as...
  • James Brady dies at 73; former Reagan spokesman, gun-control advocate

    James Brady dies at 73; former Reagan spokesman, gun-control advocate
    James S. Brady had been presidential press secretary for less than three months when a deranged would-be assassin fired a volley of shots at Ronald Reagan on the sidewalk outside a Washington, D.C., hotel. The president was wounded by a ricocheting...
  • Former Vermont Senator James Jeffords dies at 80

    Former Vermont Senator James Jeffords dies at 80
    James Jeffords, a soft-spoken Vermonter whose defection from the Republican Party in 2001 created an unprecedented power shift in the U.S. Senate and gave Democrats control of the chamber for 18 months, has died at age 80, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy...
  • The city's problem isn't guns, it's gangs [Letter]

    The city's problem isn't guns, it's gangs [Letter]
    While I agree with letter writer Pat Ranney that Baltimore has a serious gun violence problem, she is incorrectly placing blame on an inanimate object. Guns don't pull the trigger, people do ("Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun...
  • Gun control and medical marijuana license bills shelved for the year

    Gun control and medical marijuana license bills shelved for the year
    Bills requiring state licenses for medical marijuana shops, speeding confiscation of guns from criminals and requiring campaign mailers to be posted on a state website were among the dozens of measures shelved for the year Thursday by a state Assembly...
  • A victory for public safety [Editorial]

    A victory for public safety  [Editorial]
    U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake's decision Tuesday upholding Maryland's ban on assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines almost certainly won't be the last word on the subject. The gun advocates who sued to overturn the ban won't be...
  • Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun lobby [Letter]

    Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun lobby [Letter]
    Thank you to Raymond Daniel Burke for his article about the tragic shooting of McKenzie Elliott, a 3 year old in the way of a stray bullet ("Apathetic no more," Aug. 5). Until and unless we have public servants with a backbone to the gun lobby, nothing...
  • Application fee for U.S. citizenship is unaffordable

    Application fee for U.S. citizenship is unaffordable
    With just a few legislative days left for the 113th Congress before the November elections, it is clear that House Republicans will ignore the bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the Senate last year. Even when the business, labor,...
  • 'Energized' Malloy Defends Record, Raps Foley

    'Energized' Malloy Defends Record, Raps Foley
    HARTFORD — A fired-up Gov. Dannel P. Malloy kicked off his re-election campaign Wednesday night with a passionate defense of his record and a bracing critique of his rival, Republican Tom Foley. Speaking to his fellow Democrats at the party's...
  • In 'Bizarro World,' gun laws actually make sense

    Last week, I woke up in Bizzaro World. I'm sure the good folks of Boston, or just about anyone who has ever visited Beantown, would dispute that characterization. But, I was in town for a National Association of Black Journalists convention, and the...