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Opinion L.A.Now that all this "birther" foolishness is finally settled -- excepting the same pitiable core percentage that also may suspect magic tricks are the work of Satan (see my colleague Mark Barabak’s story about conspiracy thinking) -- I thought I...
Company TownUpdated: Economist Peter Schiff is also weighing a run as a Republican for Dodd's seat. Maybe The Rock and Triple H will serve as campaign managers. Linda McMahon, the chief executive officer of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., announced today she........
The Hartford CourantA former Manchester mayor who was convicted of fleecing an elderly investor in Maine was sentenced in federal court Thursday to 57 months in prison. A jury in Portland, Maine, had convicted Peter DiRosa, 66, of wire fraud after a three-day trial in...
Tags: Hungary, Politics, Personal Service, FBI, Republican Party
There are probably people at the Smithsonian Institution who wish they hadn't bothered to hire John Brown to help them research a television documentary. Brown is a U.S.-educated Australian living in Germany, a project manager for an aircraft...
Tags: Witnesses, NPR, Museums, Smithsonian Institution, Germany
Hartford Courant / Fox CTFor much of his life, Dannel Malloy has been an avid fan of hockey and rugby. Both rough-and-tumble sports are highly physical and require quick movements, sharp elbows and fast decisions. A rugby player for 22 years, Malloy finally quit when his...
I hate the thought of Connecticut sending a Republican to the United States Senate. The last time we sent a Republican was back in 1982 when Lowell Weicker won the nod. He was still a Republican then, albeit a liberal. There aren't any of those left. They...
Tags: Politics, Republican Party, U.S. Senate, Linda McMahon
Tim Coffey, a Stamford photographer, takes political animals and puts them in their natural habitats. Coffee has a new exhibit of his photographs, opening on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at the Concourse Gallery of the State Capitol Building in Hartford. It's...
Society seems to be springing a leak. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was arraigned Thursday on charges of leaking official U.S. diplomatic correspondence that ended up on WikiLeaks. The Vatican is atwitter over news leaks that seem to signal a power struggle...
After fighting brain cancer for more than a year, state Rep. Terry Backer said Tuesday that he will run for re-election if he keeps feeling as good as he does now. Backer, a Stratford Democrat who is among the longest-serving legislators, was looking...
CNN ContributorIt is no secret that President Obama is in a tough fight for re-election. He is correct in describing himself as the underdog at the present time. In an atmosphere of high unemployment, declining incomes, and worldwide financial angst you would be...
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelOne of the U.S. Senate's leading moderate Republicans died Saturday. Of course, I'm referring to a former senator, Charles Percy of Illinois. When it comes to today's heavily-right, brook-no-dissent Republican Party, you couldn't write the phrase “...
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