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Monthly Archive for July, 2010

: July, 2010

My Republican Endorsements #1 – Rob Simmons

I was already prepared to endorse Rob Simmons in the Republican primary for Governor, based not only on his record as a moderate, pro-choice Republican congressman, despite his unfortunate and

More Fedele-Foley Fun

Thanks Mike!

Schiff Attacks McMahon

Again, my favorite – one Republican attacking another – as a liberal of all things. (Don’t you just love the reference to the “Democrat”convention? Why has it become de rigeur for Republican

Working Families Endorsements in Democratic Legislative Primaries

The Working Families Party has announced its endorsements in five state legislative races with contested Democratic primaries: The Working Families Party has endorsed: John Fonfara for State Senate

16 leading education associations endorse accountability systems for schools and districts

The Learning First Alliance supports the goal of rigorous and fair accountability systems for schools and districts. (The Learning First Alliance is a permanent partnership of 16 leading education

FTC Adopts New Rules to Begin Curbing Debt Settlement Industry Abuses

New Regulations Bar Debt Settlement Companies From Collecting Fees Unless Consumers Get Relief Under new regulations adopted by the Federal Trade Commission yesterday, for-profit debt settlement

Dan Debicella’s tendency to play loose with the facts

by David Kostek, New Canaan resident Congressman Jim Himes’ most likely opponent, Dan Debicella, has starting spending some of the money he doesn’t have on TV ads. I have been keeping an eye on Dan

Working Families Party Endorses Merrill for Secretary of State

The Working Families Party has endorsed Denise Merrill for Secretary of the State. “Denise Merrill is someone who wants to empower voters and improve participation in our democracy,” said Urania

An Inflation Hawk Sees the Light

James Bullard, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and a voting member of the Fed’s policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) worries about deflation in a research paper

Legislation to dramatically reduce the sentencing disparity between federal crack and powder cocaine sentences

Elimination of First Mandatory Minimum Since Nixon Administration Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives passed landmark legislation to dramatically reduce the sentencing disparity between