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  • Texas Governor Perry's indictment to curb his gun-toting ways

    SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A felony indictment for abuse of power will hit Texas Governor Rick Perry, an avowed gun enthusiast, where it hurts - by curtailing some of his rights to bear firearms. Perry, a possible candidate in the 2016 Republican...
  • Visconti Qualifies For Governor's Race

    Visconti Qualifies For Governor's Race
    HARTFORD — Joe Visconti has muscled his way onto the November ballot, securing at least 7,500 signatures in his grassroots quest for the state's highest office. But the tea party Republican, critic of the Common Core and defender of gun owners'...
  • Who Knew CT Was Such A Dreary Valley Of Agony?

    Who Knew CT Was Such A Dreary Valley Of Agony?
    The 2014 gubernatorial election may boil down to this: Is Connecticut a terrible place to live? The election should be named after Paul Sypek, who infuriated many Courant readers last week by insisting that he is happy here. What a freak. Sypek's letter...
  • In 'Bizarro World,' gun laws actually make sense

    Last week, I woke up in Bizzaro World. I'm sure the good folks of Boston, or just about anyone who has ever visited Beantown, would dispute that characterization. But, I was in town for a National Association of Black Journalists convention, and the...
  • For House and Senate races: Rader, Williams, Jacobs, Geller and Braynon

    House 81: Kevin Rader more solid, weakness is insurance legislation Since Democrats control just 45 seats in the 120-member Florida House, you wonder why any Democrat would challenge an incumbent. But Kevin Rader, who represents District 81, got...
  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...
  • Former Vermont Senator James Jeffords dies at 80

    Former Vermont Senator James Jeffords dies at 80
    James Jeffords, a soft-spoken Vermonter whose defection from the Republican Party in 2001 created an unprecedented power shift in the U.S. Senate and gave Democrats control of the chamber for 18 months, has died at age 80, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy...
  • The city's problem isn't guns, it's gangs [Letter]

    The city's problem isn't guns, it's gangs [Letter]
    While I agree with letter writer Pat Ranney that Baltimore has a serious gun violence problem, she is incorrectly placing blame on an inanimate object. Guns don't pull the trigger, people do ("Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun...
  • Compassion seen as way to eliminate 'epidemic of anger' in schools

    Anyone who sets foot in a school has seen them the kids everyone picks on. They are the ones with poor hygiene, who throw tantrums or chairs; the children who seem like too much trouble. If Scarlett Lewis had her way, each would be embraced. Less...
  • Emanuel hounded by crime issue

    Emanuel hounded by crime issue
    Violent crime in Chicago has been on the decline for two decades, yet as Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks to re-election next year, the scourge of shootings and gang murders still defines the conversation in many neighborhoods across the South and West sides....
  • Fake guns, real tragedy

    DAYTON, Ohio Fueled by fear, tension and split-second decisions, fake guns and police can mix in a way that results in tragedy. It's how John Crawford III died Aug. 5 following an incident inside a busy Wal-Mart store in Beavercreek, Ohio. Crawford, 22,...