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Wednesday, 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...

Tuesday, 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...

Monday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, Oct 21, 2010

Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

The deadline is just a week before Election Day.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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...

Thursday, 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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New State Law Aims to Fight Epidemic of Opioid Overdoses

New State Law Aims to Fight Epidemic of Opioid Overdoses

A new Connecticut law effective Friday prohibits doctors from prescribing opioid pain medications for more than a week.

Silver Alert Issued for Missing Elderly Couple in Meriden

Silver Alert Issued for Missing Elderly Couple in Meriden

A Silver Alert has been issued for an elderly couple from Meriden, police said.

Police Arrest Driver in Stolen Car Who Dragged Manchester Sergeant

Police Arrest Driver in Stolen Car Who Dragged Manchester Sergeant

A man in a stolen car dragged a Manchester police sergeant earlier on Friday morning has been arrested, police said.

DEEP Bans Alcohol at Burr Pond State Park in Torrington

DEEP Bans Alcohol at Burr Pond State Park in Torrington

Connecticut's DEEP has banned the possession and consumption of alcohol at Burr Pond State Park in Torrington, the department announced.

Attackers Killed as Standoff Ends in Bangladesh: Police

Attackers Killed as Standoff Ends in Bangladesh: Police

Bangladeshi security forces on Saturday stormed a restaurant where gunmen took what was feared to be dozens of hostages the night before. Police said all the attackers were killed in the raid, NBC News...

Youth Minister Allegedly Had Sexual Relations With Juvenile

Youth Minister Allegedly Had Sexual Relations With Juvenile

A Hamden man who volunteers as a youth minister for a local church is being accused of having sexual relations with a minor, police said.