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  • Deer hunting trip is a four-generation tradition for North Dakota family

    Wayne Mortrud was a teenager, barely old enough to hunt, when he joined his dad on a deer hunting trip to the Riverdale, N.D., area, in 1964. Norval Mortrud or "Mort," as his friends called him had made the trip on previous occasions and knew the area....
  • Could amendment on gun sales background checks be on the way?

    Could amendment on gun sales background checks be on the way?
    Voters in the state of Washington sidestepped NRA-friendly politicians on Election Day and approved a measure that requires background checks on all gun sales.  A similar amendment could make its way to Florida, says Patti Brigham, who leads the...
  • State Republicans Hold Out Hope For Gain In U.S. House Seats

    State Republicans Hold Out Hope For Gain In U.S. House Seats
    HARTFORD — Ever since longtime Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Shays lost in November 2008, the entire Connecticut delegation to Washington, D.C., has consisted of Democrats. The five-member delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives has...
  • Malloy's Media Image Shortchanges The Big Picture

    On Jan. 8, 2013, with emotions from the Newtown shooting still raw, I was on the phone with a gun industry official when a press release from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy popped up on my screen. The release named Malloy's 16-person Sandy Hook Advisory...
  • Thomas Menino, Boston's longtime mayor, dies at 71, spokesman says

    Thomas Menino, Boston's longtime mayor, dies at 71, spokesman says
    Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, died on Thursday at age 71 from cancer, his family said in a statement. Menino, a Democrat, ran New England's largest city for two decades before...
  • Who will become California's next governor and U.S. senators?

    Who will become California's next governor and U.S. senators?
    Here's an ironclad guarantee: California's next state election will be tons more interesting than our just-concluded snoozer. Make that the next two elections — in 2016 and 2018. For starters, we'll be electing a new president in 2016. And...
  • Millions In Outside Money Pouring Into Race for Governor

    Millions In Outside Money Pouring Into Race for Governor
    HARTFORD – Millions of dollars in outside political money from the right and left is flooding into Connecticut, with the latest installment a $1.17 million contribution of "dark money" from a nonprofit conservative group in Ohio called A Public...
  • 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...
  • You support background checks. Why don't legislators?

    You support background checks. Why don't legislators?
    Earlier this week, police chiefs from throughout America gathered in Orlando to call for mandatory background checks on all gun sales. The chiefs' demand was hardly radical. Most Americans want the same thing. A recent Quinnipiac poll found that a...
  • 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,...