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The Hartford CourantCan Sandy help Dan? Before the latest storm struck, the approval rating of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had crept up to 45 percent, vs. 41 percent who disapprove of his job performance. That was an Oct. 24 Quinnipiac poll, and it was an epic head-above-water...
There’s a real good reason for state House Speaker Chris Donovan to be worried about his chances of winning in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District race, and it has nothing to do with the FBI investigation into campaign fundraising....
WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters didn't always get the straight goods when President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made their case for foreign policy and national security leadership Monday night before their last super-sized audience of the...
The Hartford CourantThe last time a child abuser showed as much audacity as Jerry Sandusky did Tuesday in Bellefonte, Pa., was 12 years ago. Philip Giordano, then Waterbury's mayor, in a long shot bid to unseat incumbent Sen. Joe Lieberman, accused Lieberman of votes...
The Hartford CourantROCKY HILL — In a campaign that's been heavy on personal attacks and light on substance, the candidates for U.S. Senate got serious Sunday morning, tackling important issues such as federal spending, tax policy and Medicare. But the first debate...
Luis Cotto is ending his career as an upstart urban politician in Connecticut. For the past five years, representing the Working Families Party on the Hartford City Council, Cotto got down and dirty with everything from trying to stop racial profiling by...
Nobody has more sensitive antennae to the zephyrs of public opinion than a U.S. Congressman, and Paul Ryan is no exception. That line from the Iowa Republican official that if he wanted to run for national office again in the future, he’d have to...
Tags: John McCain, Mitt Romney, Elections, U.S. Senate, Politics
Arguing that the two-party system is corrupt, a Montgomery County businessman is pouring his own money into an independent bid for the U.S. Senate from Maryland. Rob Sobhani, 52, who announced his candidacy this month, is the first candidate to buy...
With a new University of Connecticut/Hartford Courant poll showing the race a statistical dead heat, both candidates have 49 days to make their case to the voters. For U.S. Senate candidates Linda McMahon and Chris Murphy, the pressure is on. With a new...
Tags: Polls, Elections, Chris Murphy, U.S. Senate, Politics
"There is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, any time." -- Calvin Coolidge, responding to the 1919 Boston police strike This oft-quoted line from the then-governor of Massachusetts might be updated to include "the public...
Tags: Boston, Barack Obama, Strikes, Government, Democratic Party
The Hartford CourantSupporters of Congressman Chris Murphy and leaders of two prominent pro-choice groups Thursday questioned whether Linda McMahon really favors abortion rights and said she wants to make it harder for women to access birth control and other health...
Rep. Howard Berman, gripped in a tough reelection battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman for the same San Fernando Valley congressional district seat, is expected to get endorsements Monday from two prominent Republican U.S. senators. Sens. John...
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