| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Plum Island in Long Island Sound is a remarkable place, both ecologically and scientifically. It should be made into mostly a national wildlife preserve rather than be auctioned off.
Federal wheels are in motion to sell it to the highest bidder,...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Congressman Joe Courtney thinks the makers of “Lincoln” should apologize for misrepresenting Connecticut’s 1865 vote on slavery in the movie -- and do a remake. Critics have praised the film about the 13th Amendment to the...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Connecticut congressman Joe Courtney pointed out a historic blooper in the film “Lincoln” -- and some Hollywood experts wonder if the resultant fuss will mar the film’s shot at a best-picture Oscar. (Some even wonder if Joe Courtney is...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Reaction was extensive and varied to President Barack Obama’s noontime speech Wednesday in which he proposed legislation and announced executive actions intended to reduce gun violence after the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre.
Gov. Dannel P....
| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:26 PM
The National Rifle Association's response Friday to the Newtown school massacre — a proposal to post armed police officers in every school in the country — failed to impress many in Connecticut on a day when funerals were still being held...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Connecticut's dairy farmers are stubborn people. And that's a very good thing, considering they're fighting what some fear could be a losing battle against Big Agriculture, constantly rising expenses, and a Congress mired in partisan gridlock.
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:27 PM
After years of fighting Medicare on denials for physical, occupational and speech therapy, the Center for Medicare Advocacy won a victory that its director hopes resolves the question once and for all.
The center, which has its national headquarters in...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:40 PM
WASHINGTON — Twenty-six cyclists arrived Tuesday at the Capitol after a four-day ride from Newtown, bringing a plea for tighter gun limits to a reluctant Congress.
"Here's our message: Please put politics aside and get it done," said Monte Frank...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Is the tide shifting on a controversial bill that would give the government and copyright holders broad new powers to stop online piracy?
Over the weekend, the White House signaled that it has strong reservations about the controversial Stop Online...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 4:33 PM
A couple of Connecticut politicians are miffed that today's NCAA game between the University of Connecticut and Bucknell will be on cable TV instead of CBS. As part of the new NCAA TV deal that CBS and Turner Broadcasting signed......
| Jan 19, 2011
| 8:42 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Lieberman was so determined to hang onto his seat in 2006 after losing the Democratic primary in Connecticut that he ran as an independent. Now he's leaving without a fight.
The 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee, who...