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The General Assembly will strain to look productive during the three months of its regular session this year. By their own design, the Democrats who run the House and Senate will not be required to make difficult spending decisions. Last year they gave...
The Hartford CourantIt was not a good week: At the Boston Marathon, where bombs killed and maimed. In West, Texas, where a fertilizer plant exploded, taking lives and leveling the community. For the media, which seemed to get it first more than it got it right. And in...
WASHINGTON -- In a city where David's righteousness almost never beats Goliath's might, what Nicole Hockley and the other Sandy Hook families did to the gun lobby last week was nigh unto miraculous. Gun-control legislation had appeared to be a lost...
The Hartford CourantU.S. Rep. and Democratic Senate candidate Christopher Murphy was sued for foreclosure of his mortgage two months after he became a member of Congress. Murphy's mortgage odyssey would prove different than those of millions of others who fell behind on...
The Hartford CourantLinda McMahon tripped Democratic Senate hopeful Christopher Murphy at the starting gate in his contest with her. The three-term U.S. Representative should expect McMahon to find more ways to hobble him as she introduces the Cheshire Democrat to many...
Tags: Kevin Rennie, U.S. Senate, Cheshire, Politics, Linda McMahon
The Hartford CourantFifth District Republican congressional candidate Andrew Roraback started cracking the code of rival Lisa Wilson-Foley's generous campaign contributions to Democratic U.S. Rep. Christopher Murphy's first two campaigns for Congress in 2006 and 2008....
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelSenate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will be the most popular guest Sunday morning. The Kentucky Republican will visit NBC's “Meet the Press,” CBS' “Face the Nation” and ABC's “This Week.” But the Sunday morning...
The Hartford CourantA New Haven man who became an advocacy case for state immigration activists and several of Connecticut's top Democrats was taken into custody in Hartford Monday and will be deported. Jose Maria Islas, 35, showed up for an appointment with an immigration...
Reuters* First vote by lawmakers in favor of arming rebels * Obama administration reluctant to send weapons * Syria sees some of year's worst fighting By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate panel voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel voted on Tuesday to provide weapons to rebels battling the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad, the first time lawmakers have endorsed the aggressive U.S. military step of arming the opposition in the 2-year-...
The Hartford CourantThe trial of the campaign finance director for former Speaker of the House Christopher Donovan has provided must-watch political theater, thanks in part to the vulgar, sometimes crude, and grandiose testimony of Harry Raymond Soucy, the government...
The Hartford CourantFor the first time during an 18-month federal investigation into his failed campaign for Congress, former House Speaker Chris Donovan was seen and heard in secret tapes played in court Thursday. He was bantering with the key witness in the case about...
Tags: Heart Attack, Politics, Political Fundraising, FBI, Prosecution
Feb 19, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
Apr 21, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
Apr 15, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Sep 5, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
Aug 24, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
Aug 3, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
Jan 4, 2013 | Orlando Sentinel
May 21, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 21, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 21, 2013 |Story| AP Broadcast
May 17, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 16, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
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