September 25, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 25, 2015 1:39pm
September 24, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 24, 2015 5:30am
September 19, 2015
by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | September 19, 2015 2:00pm
This week’s Republican presidential debates supplied plenty of evidence that the GOP candidates are still pandering to the extreme right-wing factions in their party. For women and people of color, for students and seniors, for middle class Americans of all stripes, the 15 Republican candidates offered little reason to be enthusiastic.
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September 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 16, 2015 4:44pm
Tonight’s Republican presidential debates are set for 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. EST, and CTNewsJunkie’s contributing columnists plan to take part via Twitter.
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September 8, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 8, 2015 12:09pm
August 31, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | August 31, 2015 5:30am
With ads that harken back to the political and social tumult of the late 1960s, former senatorial and gubernatorial hopeful Ned Lamont has embarked on a campaign to rally support for a nuclear non-proliferation agreement with Iran as the deal awaits congressional approval.
August 28, 2015
by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | August 28, 2015 9:00am
Why is our political system so shortsighted? On so many issues, from global warming to fiscal responsibility, our government seems focused on short-term benefits, while it ignores long-term consequences. Our infrastructure is falling apart, our schools are underfunded, and all the while special interests make out like bandits. Why?
by Jordan Fenster | August 28, 2015 5:30am
Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Thursday that he’s been listening to both supporters and opponents of the multi-national, nuclear non-proliferation agreement that’s been struck with the government of Iran. But the state’s senior senator wouldn’t say whether his Jewish heritage would play a part in his own decision to support or oppose the deal.
August 25, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 25, 2015 4:06pm
August 24, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | August 24, 2015 5:30am
When President Barack Obama first announced a deal to monitor Iran’s nuclear capabilities, members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation expressed cautious support, pending a thorough review of the agreement. A vote has not yet come to the floor, but that cautious support has turned into explicit approval for all but two of Connecticut’s representatives in Washington.