Oct 27, 2010

Commentary: Fame and Fortune Don't Win Elections

Commentary: Fame and Fortune Don't Win Elections

With the conclusion of the 2010 campaign we can, once and for all, declare that winning political campaigns is not as simple as having great name recognition or a big wallet. As John Housman stated so clearly...

Oct 26, 2010

Blumenthal Has 12-Point Lead: Poll

Blumenthal Has 12-Point Lead: Poll

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has a 12-point lead over Republican Linda McMahon in the U.S. Senate race in a poll released on Tuesday morning. He also has a higher favorability rating, and pollsters...

Oct 25, 2010

Tuesday Is the Last Day to Register to Vote

Tuesday Is the Last Day to Register to Vote

Election Day may be three weeks a way, but the opportunity for many to have a say in the outcome is fast approaching.

Oct 21, 2010

President Makes Another Campaign Trip for Dems

President Makes Another Campaign Trip for Dems

President Obama is visiting Bridgeport to support local Democratic candidates.

Oct 21, 2010

Murphy, Caligiuri Tangle on Jobs, Social Security Health Care

Murphy, Caligiuri Tangle on Jobs, Social Security Health Care

Democratic incumbent 5th District U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy and Republican challenger Sam Caligiuri debate in front of AARP audience.

Oct 21, 2010

McMahon Spends More Than $40M on Senate Race

McMahon Spends More Than $40M on Senate Race

Linda McMahon, former WWE CEO, vowed to spend up to $50 million.

Oct 21, 2010

Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

The deadline is just a week before Election Day.

Oct 21, 2010

Foley Camp Distances Itself from Pastor’s Controversial Statements

Foley Camp Distances Itself from Pastor’s Controversial Statements

Tom Foley spokeswoman Liz Osborn said the Rev. Barbara Sexton was not, as Democrats claim, a member of a coalition working to convince independent voters to support Foley.

Oct 27, 2010

Malloy Rises to 49 Percent, Foley at 42 in Q-Poll

Malloy Rises to 49 Percent,  Foley at 42 in Q-Poll

Democrat Dan Malloy is moving closer to 50 percent in the race for governor against Republican Tom Foley. Quinnipiac University released a poll on Friday morning showing Malloy with 49 and Foley with 42 percent...

Oct 14, 2010

Blumenthal Has First Double-Digit Lead in Months

Blumenthal Has First Double-Digit Lead in Months

For the first time in months, Democratic State Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has a double-digit lead in the U.S. Senate race. A Quinnipiac University poll released on Thursday morning puts Blumenthal...

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Cromwell-Portland Football Team at Center of Hazing Probe

Cromwell-Portland Football Team at Center of Hazing Probe

State and local authorities are investigating hazing allegations involving members of the Cromwell-Portland football team, according to the superintendent in neighboring Portland.

Search Ends for Connecticut Student Missing in South Africa

Search Ends for Connecticut Student Missing in South Africa

A 19-year-old Redding resident and junior at George Washington University is believed to have drowned in South Africa, where he disappeared while studying abroad, according to the National Sea Rescue Institute.

American Catholics Accept Non-Traditional Families: Survey

American Catholics Accept Non-Traditional Families: Survey

American Catholics are markedly tolerant of non-traditional families, with large majorities open to divorced, single, unmarried and gay parents, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Wednesday in...

70-Year-Old Motorcycle Driver Seriously Hurt in East Lyme Crash

70-Year-Old Motorcycle Driver Seriously Hurt in East Lyme Crash

A 70-year-old man was seriously hurt Tuesday when his motorcycle collided with a car pulling out of a driveway on Flanders Road/Route 161 in East Lyme, according to state police.

Ansonia Residents on Alert Amid Rash of Home Break-Ins

Ansonia Residents on Alert Amid Rash of Home Break-Ins

A string of bold break-ins are causing concern among police and neighbors in Ansonia, and now the Hilltop section of town is working to create block parties in an effort to deter criminals.

Manhunt After Veteran Officer Fatally Shot Near Chicago

Manhunt After Veteran Officer Fatally Shot Near Chicago

Police are searching for three armed suspects in far suburban Chicago after an officer was fatally shot in the area, authorities said. The Fox Lake officer who was shot to death Tuesday morning was identified as...