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  • The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!

    The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!
    Did I detect a bit of snark about Sen. Barbara Boxer’s retirement, after reporters noted that California’s top trio of politicians – our two long-serving U.S. senators and our four-term governor –are all well past 70 years old?...
  • McConnell must please Republican base without losing majority

    Mitch McConnell must balance twin goals as the new majority-Republican U.S. Senate convenes: pushing through legislation to please the party's base without harming members who will seek re-election or the presidency in 2016. Republicans get to set the...
  • Temporary Restraining Order Should Mean No Guns

    Temporary Restraining Order Should Mean No Guns
    The most dangerous time for a victim of domestic violence is when she or he takes steps to end an abusive relationship. It's also when the state must make every effort to protect victims. Unfortunately, Connecticut law leaves a significant gap in the...
  • As Top Republican, Fasano Strives For Legislative Consensus

    As Top Republican, Fasano Strives For Legislative Consensus
    NORTH HAVEN — Len Fasano learned an important lesson from his football coach at Yale, the legendary Carm Cozza. "When you leave the field, have no regrets,'' Fasano said. "If you leave the field with no regrets then, win or lose, you can live with...
  • Review: Frontline's 'Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA'

    Review: Frontline's 'Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA'
    The National Rifle Assn.'s political clout is so sweeping -- and numerically disproportionate -- that it's unusual to realize its power is largely taken for granted, as if it were always thus. Frontline addresses that history, as well as the group's...
  • Maryland should reinstate the death penalty

    Maryland should reinstate the death penalty
    Larry Hogan won the Maryland governorship by conceding that some social issues were settled — such as gay marriage, gun control and abortion — but saying that the state had gone too far on other matters such as taxation and spending. No...
  • The risk of gun 'accidents'

    The father-in-law of the Idaho woman accidentally shot by her 2-year-old son says he’s angry that observers might be using this incident to “grandstand on gun rights” (News, Dec. 31) He says that his daughter-in-law was a responsible gun...
  • Frosh sworn in as attorney general

    Frosh sworn in as attorney general
    In his first moments in office, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh warned that budget cuts would impair the ability of state lawyers to do their jobs and reduce their ranks. Frosh was sworn in Tuesday afternoon as Maryland's 44th attorney general,...
  • Police, probation officials heighten security after suspected gang threat

    Police, probation officials heighten security after suspected gang threat
    Law enforcement officials in Baltimore moved Wednesday to increase protection of officers and others who work in the city's police stations. They suspended a program that brought violent offenders into police facilities, and they put armed officers at...
  • Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer won't seek fifth term representing California in Senate

    California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, a tenacious liberal whose election to the Senate in 1992 heralded a new era for women at the upper reaches of political power, announced Thursday she will not seek re-election to a new term next year. Boxer's...
  • Barbara Boxer: A voice for individual rights, equality, environmental protection and more

    Barbara Boxer: A voice for individual rights, equality, environmental protection and more
    The first time Barbara Boxer’s name showed up in a Los Angeles Times editorial, it was May of 1984 and she was a first-term U.S. representative from the Bay Area pushing legislation that would force utilities – including the Los Angeles...