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  • Weicker: State Republicans Face Irrelevance

    Connecticut is a one-party state. Unaffiliated residents form the largest group of voters, Democrats next and Republicans dead last. Every major office is held by the Democrats, who also control both houses of the General Assembly. How did this happen...
  • Nora Dannehy Brought Down The Crooks

    Fifteen years ago, corrupt officials at the highest levels of state government were perverting their public trust for personal gain. That dark time, however, coincided with a golden age of federal corruption in Connecticut. Felons and the just did battle;...
  • Jesse Metcalfe, Cara Santana buy home in Hollywood Hills West

    Jesse Metcalfe, Cara Santana buy home in Hollywood Hills West
    “Dallas” star Jesse Metcalfe and his fiancee, actress Cara Santana, have bought a home in Hollywood Hills West that was listed for sale at $1.599 million. The 1925 Spanish-style house has been restored and features a courtyard with a...
  • Does Foley Want A Redo? He Talks Of 'Wisconsin Moment'

    GREENWICH -- Tom Foley is back and hoping for a Republican turnaround that will become Connecticut's own Wisconsin moment. After coming within less than 1 percentage point of becoming governor in 2010, in Connecticut's closest gubernatorial election...
  • Anthony Weiner's Latest Sexting Scandal and Politics of the Public Apology

    Anthony Weiner's Latest Sexting Scandal and Politics of the Public Apology
    When Anthony Weiner continued to flaunt his dong across the Internet after a sexting scandal cost him everything, he didn't just betray his long-suffering wife (again). He also laid a blow to all of us sex-positive people who rushed to his defense when he...
  • We've Got Issues, But Connecticut's Not Texas

    On Wednesday, the rainbow gay pride flag flew at the governor's residence by order Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. The flagpole is shaped like a lower case "t" with the American flag at the top. The gay flag flew from one end of the lower crosspiece. On the...
  • Gov. Malloy Signs "Dark Money" Legislation Into Law: Welcome Back Corrupticut?

    Gov. Dannel Malloy Wednesday signed into law legislation that good government types are warning will bring "an influx of 'dark money' into our political system." In other words, welcome back Corrupticut. Malloy issued a statement blaming his action...
  • 'Someone Else' Edges Into Governor's Race

    Ali and Frazier fought three times and, in the last bout, each fighter ushered the other to the threshold of unbearable agony, so that when Frazier's corner threw in the towel before the 15th round, it was effectively speaking for everybody. That...
  • Could Waterbury Become the Center of Connecticut's Pot-Growing Universe?

    Waterbury isn’t the first place in Connecticut you might associate with marijuana growing. After all, it’s a conservative little city known more for political corruption than the cultivation of high-class weed. (Both disgraced governor-...
  • Is My Bio A Commie Plot?

     I recently received a flattering note from a discerning Manchester reader, explaining that "you are one of the few reasons we keep buying the Commie Courant."     By "Commie Courant," I'm sure he didn't really mean that The Courant was part of the...
  • 9/7/2012-Chris Murphy's Going Nowhere

    9/7/2012-Chris Murphy's Going Nowhere
    Chris Murphy's campaign for United States Senator reminds me of the Barbara Kennelly gubernatorial campaign back in the last century. Kennelly, the daughter of the late powerful Connecticut Democratic political boss John Bailey, served from 1982 until...