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  • Connecticut's Leaders in Congress have Evolved Their Views on Gay Marriage

    When the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was passed in 1996, all but one member of Connecticut's congressional delegation voted for the legislation that defines marriage as being between one man and one woman. Times have changed. Connecticut has legalized...
  • High Stakes: Toby Moffett, online poker, billions in tax revenue and liberal ideals

    High Stakes: Toby Moffett, online poker, billions in tax revenue and liberal ideals
    Once upon a time, he was one of this state’s most liberal firebrands: a devotee of Ralph Nader, a founder of the Connecticut Citizen Action Group, a post-Watergate Democratic congressman proud of his efforts to help stop funding for the Vietnam War....
  • 'DON'T ASK' FIGHT GETS LIEBERMAN SOME SUPPORT

       U.S. Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman is being lauded by many Democrats for his successful battle against the government's ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military.     The liberal blog My Left Nutmeg hasn't shown Lieberman a lot of love in...
  • Joe Courtney Re-Elected To Congress By Wide Margin

    Incumbent Democrat Joseph P. Courtney broke the photo-finish hex in the state's 2nd Congressional District Tuesday, sweeping through eastern Connecticut in overwhelming fashion and crushing Republican challenger Sean Sullivan. With 86 of 149 precincts...
  • Rep. Joe Courtney's Statement On Kennedy's Death

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney released the following statement following the death of Senator Edward Kennedy. "For decades, Ted Kennedy spoke loudest for those who needed the greatest help, but often had little voice of their own. Ted Kennedy...
  • Undersea Adventure Aboard The USS Toledo

    It all started at Electric Boat. Where submarines are born, the idea to eventually take one out for a ride. It was December and after Congressman Joe Courtney, as well as Senators Joe Lieberman and Chris Dodd, excitedly explained why Capitol Hill's...
  • Rell, Others Laud N.Y.'s Rejection Of Broadwater Gas Plant

    Opponents cheered as New York Gov. David Paterson declared Thursday, "The fact is, Broadwater is behind us." But the high-stakes battle over Broadwater Energy's plan to put a massive, floating, natural-gas plant in Long Island Sound isn't over yet. The...
  • Apathy? Not.

    Apathy? Not.
    Yale University junior Zach Marks was sitting in a college dining hall shaking his head at his friend. The two students had started out discussing how each of their preferred candidates could beat whomever the Republicans nominated. But within minutes,...
  • Obama claims Connecticut superdelegate

     
    by Jesse A. Hamilton Though he had said he was going to wait until the last of the primaries was over, Connecticut's Rep. Joe Courtney decided to instead make his pick for a Democratic candidate clear this morning, chosing Sen.......
  • Superdelegates: 1 each, so far

     
    Obama hoped that, by winning an absolute majority of pledged delegates yesterday, he would hit a benchmark that would lead to to a healthy new flow of superdelegate endorsements, based on the "will" of the voters. He hit that......
  • Connecticut Companies Taking Part In Trade Mission In Brussels

    The original plan was to fly from Hartford to Amsterdam and travel by train to Brussels for meetings. Then Delta Airlines canceled its plan to resume direct service from Bradley International Airport to The Netherlands. So Anne Evans, head of the U.S....