Well, you can’t say the GOP isn’t staying on message. These days it seems like if a Republican is asked to comment on anything even remotely negative – from crabgrass to toenail fungus – it’s all about Obamacare. Sometimes, they can even make it work if asked to comment about something incredibly positive – like Read More
The Connecticut GOP might want to invest in a generator. State Republican Chairman Jerry Labriola Jr. is calling on rival Democrats to return $46,500 in recent donations the party received from executives of Northeast Utilities, the oft-criticized parent of Connecticut Light & Power. The pattern of contributions came to light both from election filings by Read More
Gov. Dannell Malloy said Thursday night that all U.S. and state flags in Connecticut should fly at half-staff until after sunset Monday as a mark of respect for Nelson Mandela, who died earlier in the day at the age of 95. Malloy’s order is in accordance with a proclamation by U.S. President Barack Obama, which you can Read More
The leader of Connecticut’s cash-strapped Republican Party is forgoing his salary until next year when the GOP is on better financial footing, a somewhat ominous sign heading into a mid-term election year for the state’s minority political bloc. State GOP Chairman Jerry Labriola Jr., who makes $52,000 a year in his elected post, announced the Read More
There are currently 20 women serving in the U.S. Senate and 78 in the House. Pelosi was the first female Speaker of the House.
Piers Morgan is personally invested in this story. CNN’s go-to voice for gun control reform and bombastic anchorman pledged $3,000 toward the Plunge for Sandy Hook, a Dec. 8 fundraiser at Lake Compounce amusement park in Bristol benefiting the families of the 26 school shooting victims. Morgan agreed to sponsor Erica Lafferty (daughter of the Read More
Mailed pay I "earned" during absurd gov shutdown to Carver Ctr/Norwalk, ABCD/Bridgeport & Stamford B&G Club pic.twitter.com/5ZTQQPA0sW — Jim Himes (@jahimes) December 2, 2013 U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., is $5,400 lighter in the wallet. The 4th District congressman wrote personal checks to three Fairfield County charitable organizations over the weekend for $1,800 each, making Read More
This from Gov. Malloy’s office: “On Saturday afternoon, Governor Dannel P. Malloy will join a panel of governors for a discussion on education and workforce development at the State Government Affairs Council’s 2013 Leaders Policy Conference. WHO: Governor Malloy WHAT: Panel discussion on education and workforce development at the State Government Affairs Council’s 2013 Leaders Read More