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Author: Richard Dunham

Gun-control foe Cruz has ‘cordial’ phone conversation with daughter of slain Sandy Hook principal, agrees to disagree on gun control

@sentedcruz because she was gunned down in Sandy Hook.I DESERVE TO BE HEARD! — Erica Lafferty (@E_Laffs2) April 9, 2013 Erica Lafferty will be heard. The 27-year-daughter of slain Sandy Hook

Blumenthal proposes bill to fight ‘modern-day slavery’

By ALISON SULLIVAN Hearst Washington Bureau Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is leading a bipartisan effort to fight what he calls “modern day slavery.” Blumenthal has joined co-sponsors Sen. John
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When it comes to Sandy media coverage, Malloy overshadowed by neighboring governors

Superstorm Sandy kept Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy busy. But you might not know it from the national media coverage. A new survey released today found that Connecticut got only a fraction of the
Categories: Dannel P. Malloy, FEMA, Sandy

Five debates that changed the course of presidential campaigns

There are memorable moments in presidential debates — and then there are important moments. The memorable moments — Rick Perry’s “oops,” Lloyd Bentsen’s “you’re no Jack Kennedy,” Admiral Stockdale’s

Ten most memorable moments from presidential debates

Most presidential debates are lost to history, inconsequential encounters in the wide sweep of presidential campaigns. But a few moments have been locked into our memories. Here are ten of the key

Electoral College Update: Bad news for Romney on eve of debates

Welcome to our weekly Electoral College update. Every Monday morning between now and Election Day, Nov. 6, we will analyze the latest poll results from the 12 most competitive states and let you know

Ten races where Mitt Romney could sink Republican candidates

Mitt Romney’s campaign woes have taken a toll on Republican candidates in Democratic-leaning or swing states. Polls show that some Republicans who had been running ahead of Democratic opponents have

Ten races where Barack Obama could sink Democratic incumbents

There’s been a lot of media attention lately focused on Republican candidates who are distancing themselves from struggling presidential nominee Mitt Romney. But Mitt Romney’s not the only

Electoral College Update: Big trouble for Romney in the industrial heartland

Welcome to our weekly Electoral College update. Every Monday morning between now and Election Day, Nov. 6, we will analyze the latest poll results from the 12 most competitive states and let you know

The ten most competitive House races of 2012

This year’s congressional elections are turning into the most competitive — and unpredictable — in a generation. One conservative operative recently told reporters that the rest of the campaign is
Categories: Election 2012