April 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2016 11:10pm
April 15, 2016
by Jack Kramer | April 15, 2016 5:30am
The meeting rooms in the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, especially this time of year as the state legislature races toward its session deadline, are generally filled with loud, boisterous, often confrontational conversations.
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April 6, 2016
by Jack Kramer | April 6, 2016 2:05pm
Connecticut’s Democrat-controlled Senate voted 19-15 Wednesday in favor of a resolution asking the U.S. Senate to hold confirmation hearings on President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland.
by Christine Stuart | April 6, 2016 5:30am
April 4, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 4, 2016 1:37pm
March 25, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | March 25, 2016 5:30am
It’s been a long march for Rob Simmons. And as a former colonel in the U.S. Army, Simmons knows something about marching — and expecting the unexpected. But there is little Simmons’ time as a CIA officer, or his five terms in Congress, could have done to prepare the man for what awaited him as First Selectman of Stonington.
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March 22, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 22, 2016 1:56pm
March 21, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | March 21, 2016 10:00am
Despite the unanimous opposition of Connecticut’s congressional delegation, the Republican-controlled U.S. House voted last week to urge the Supreme Court to block President Barack Obama’s efforts to reduce the deportation of undocumented immigrants.
March 15, 2016
by Mary Spicuzza and Jeremy B. White | March 15, 2016 11:59am
The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision effectively wiped out key campaign finance regulations that had been in effect for decades, so requiring more disclosure of campaign donors may be the only way for the public to have some control over political campaigns. Yet Congress and the states have shown little appetite to do so.
by Jack Kramer | March 15, 2016 5:30am