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  • Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill

    Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill
    It's a classic congressional cluster flop. You've got partisan political clashes; regional conflicts; huge subsidies; lobbying cash; industries fractured by disputes; House and Senate rivalries; government gridlock. And it's all about food. And money....
  • Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford

    Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford
    You'd think that Rob Ford, Toronto's crack-smoking-oral-sex-denying-binge-drinking buffoon of a mayor, would be a tough dude to top in any screw-up contest for local politicians. It's true that Ford's antics have provided an insane amount of...
  • Former GOP boss Jim Greer's tell-all book coming June 1?

    Former GOP boss Jim Greer's tell-all book coming June 1?
    Former GOP boss Jim Greer left office a disgraced man. A convict. A prisoner. But he always vowed to come back -- not just personally, but in the form of a tell-all book meant to take others down as well. Well, if you believe Amazon.com, that book...
  • Support wanes for repeal of Obamacare, surveys suggest

    WASHINGTON -- By a substantial margin, Americans disagree with the Republican argument that President Obama’s healthcare law should be repealed and replaced, but several weeks of relatively good news about the law have done little to change...
  • Democrats Must Stand For More Than Keno

    This week, the Democrats who control our state legislature will have their last chance to kill off the gambling game keno. The game, which is to be run by the Connecticut Lottery, is expected to generate about $30 million a year. This is about 0.1 percent...
  • College Conservative Voices Nearly Extinct

    Eastern Connecticut State University adjunct professor Brent Terry got caught saying what he thinks Monday, when an anonymous student recorded the creative writing teacher's rantings. Terry is a paranoid left-winger who used his classroom to spew his fury...
  • Nowadays

    Nowadays
    I hear that word a lot lately. Nowadays. When I first started paying attention to politics, I was sympathetic more with the Republicans than the Democrats. From my vantage point back in the Jurassic period, it looked like the Republicans were the party of...
  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler defends proposed net neutrality reform

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler defends proposed net neutrality reform
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler strongly defended rules he has proposed for the Internet that critics fear would result in preferential treatment for big companies and place too much power in the hands of the nation's broadband...
  • Class warfare endures as preferred political strategy [Commentary]

    Class warfare endures as preferred political strategy [Commentary]
    Probably no single episode did more to assure President Obama's 2012 re-election than that supposedly private fundraising lunch at which Mitt Romney famously declared that "47 percent of Americans" would never vote for him. The remark, unexpectedly...
  • O'malley

    He went west to the heartland in 1983 with a guitar and a penny whistle, a political troubadour who was 20 but looked more like 15. And when he arrived, they gave him a phone, a map and a list of names, and said, "Go win part of Iowa for our...
  • Lawmakers hammer out water differences at night

    Lawmakers hammer out water differences at night
    TALLAHASSEE – Lawmakers trying to divide $1.3 billion in surplus cash haggled through the weekend over hometown water and education projects, health-care needs and hundreds of other dueling spending priorities. The Republican-controlled...