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  • 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...
  • Why Jews don't vote for GOP presidential candidates [Letter]

    Why Jews don't vote for GOP presidential candidates [Letter]
    Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr's. commentary suggesting that Jews should reconsider their long-standing support of Democratic presidential candidates requires a response ("The GOP supports Israel more than Dems," Aug. 24). Mr. Ehrlich rightly points out...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • Bar Association Vote On Gun Control Support Ruled A Tie; Group Won't Join Case

    A Connecticut Bar Association referendum on whether to join a legal defense of the state's new gun control law was so close — a mere five votes apart — that the association's president ruled it a tie Wednesday and decided that the group will...
  • A mental health program that works

    When you see or hear on the news about any type of violence in our country that involves a gun, gun control is always brought up first and mental health is last. In the Aug. 8 Morning Call, I read the article regarding teen schizophrenia. One thing...
  • Crist expected to roll to victory in Florida's Democratic primary for governor

    MIAMI Charlie Crist has ignored his opponent in the Democratic primary for governor for nearly a year, and now voters will decide the soundness of his strategy on Tuesday. The former Florida governor is expected to roll up a big double-digit victory over...
  • State's Gun Law Needs Serious Tweak

    The General Assembly passed a comprehensive gun safety bill last year in response to the horrific Newtown killings to keep guns out of the wrong hands. One provision of the otherwise laudable legislation may have missed the mark. The provision in...
  • Another plot for a deadly school shooting spree

    We shouldn’t be at all surprised that two more teens have been arrested for allegedly plotting another deadly school shooting spree. Until stricter gun laws are passed and the media stop sensationalizing these stories, we will continue to have...
  • 11 shot, including 3-year-old boy, as Chicago gun violence worsens

    11 shot, including 3-year-old boy, as Chicago gun violence worsens
    Chicago is grappling with a crime paradox this summer: Even as overall crime including homicide drops, the rate of shooting incidents isn't slowing down and threatens to surpass previous years. The city’s violent summer continued Friday with at...