April 26, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 26, 2016 6:12pm
A senior advisor to President Barack Obama called House Speaker Brendan Sharkey on Tuesday to urge him to call a bill that would require individuals who are the subject of temporary restraining orders to give up their firearms.
April 24, 2016
by Staff Report | April 24, 2016 10:21pm
April 22, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | April 22, 2016 7:54pm
by Susan Bigelow | April 22, 2016 10:00am
Connecticut’s not the caboose of the primary calendar, but we’re usually near enough to the back of the train that by the time the campaigns get around to us it’s all but over. But this year, to everyone’s amazement, our votes actually count for something!
Except that they kind of don’t.
by Terry Cowgill | April 22, 2016 5:30am
Get ready, devotees of Connecticut politics. You are about to experience a once-in-a-generation phenomenon — maybe even once-in-a-lifetime. Rather than simply viewing us as an ATM for campaign cash or, as one observer put it, “a little footnote after New York,” both parties are holding presidential primaries in our state that might actually mean something this year.
April 21, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 21, 2016 1:43pm
Only three percent of likely Democratic primary voters told the Quinnipiac University poll last week that gun policy was the “most important issue in deciding who to support” — the economy, income inequality, and health care were the only issues to poll in the double digits.
April 13, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 13, 2016 12:02pm
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.
April 4, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 4, 2016 11:44am
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will receive the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in May for defending the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S. following the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.
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.