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  • Republicans greet Holder departure with sharp criticism

    Republicans greet Holder departure with sharp criticism
    WASHINGTON - Seizing on news that Attorney General Eric Holder plans to step down, Republican lawmakers piled criticism on him over the Internal Revenue Service scandal, his handling of a gun-running probe known as "Fast and Furious," and a host of...
  • U.S. Attorney General Holder, a close Obama ally, to step down

    U.S. Attorney General Holder, a close Obama ally, to step down
    Eric Holder, an unapologetic liberal voice and one of President Barack Obama's closest allies, said on Thursday he would step down as U.S. attorney general after a term marked by advances in civil rights and frequent battles with Republicans in Congress....
  • Carroll's transit phobia

    Carroll's transit phobia
    Outsiders might be shocked to learn that Carroll County promotes itself as a tourism destination. From wineries to Civil War sights, walking tours and recreational opportunities, the county touts all sorts of things to come see and do. The official...
  • Republicans Now Hold Most Seats In Connecticut House Since 1994

    Republicans Now Hold Most Seats In Connecticut House Since 1994
    The national Republican tidal wave actually did come to Connecticut — it landed in the state House of Representatives. Republicans won 10 additional seats Tuesday and now have their highest total since 1994, the year that Newt Gingrich swept to...
  • In a turnabout, Colorado Democrats win back seats lost in gun recall

    Few states have experienced the political volatility that Colorado has over the last two decades. Control of the Legislature flipped back and forth. The state see-sawed in presidential contests. The last two years, though, have been particularly...
  • Washington state rampage baffles community, another victim dies

    Washington state rampage baffles community, another victim dies
    Members of a tight-knit Native American community in Washington state were struggling Sunday to comprehend how a life-long friendship among cousins ended with one of them gunning down the other two, along with three friends, in a high school cafeteria....
  • 30-word Rant: 11/1

    30-word Rant: 11/1
    Why don't I hear Republicans and Fox News talking heads blaming President Obama for the extreme reduction in the price of gasoline? Oil companies aren't going to make huge profits. Medicare shouldn't be so confusing that it requires a 12-page guide,...
  • Final Tally For Governor's Race: More Than $30 Million

    Final Tally For Governor's Race: More Than $30 Million
    The hotly contested governor's race that attracted national attention cost more than $30 million for television commercials, consultants and other campaign expenses. The biggest single contributor was the State of Connecticut, which paid out $13...
  • Fritz Walker: State House rejects common-sense gun control provision

    Fritz Walker: State House rejects common-sense gun control provision
    Background checks are a common-sense safeguard that require gun sellers to first check if a buyer is a convicted felon, domestic abuser or mentally incompetent, and therefore prohibited from purchasing firearms. By federal law, sales of all firearms by...
  • Duke study: Solution aversion, not science denial on climate change

    A new study out of Duke University found that many people treat their politics like some folks treat their health: If they don't like the likely solution, they just ignore the problem. This, the study posits, is why far more Republicans deny climate...
  • Is the nation embracing gun control?

          It didn’t get much attention on election night, but a measure that passed in Washington state could indicate a big change coming in America. Despite what the NRA says, despite what gun nuts say, America may indeed be embracing sensible...