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Murphy, McMahon continue sparring on Social Security, Medicare, as Sunday morning debate gets closer

MERIDEN – Sensing an opening in his political street fight with Republican Linda McMahon, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy on Wednesday continued to punch away on earlier remarks she made to conservative Tea

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

Malloy, Dodd fire up CT delegates

The 2012 Democratic convention started off with a bang for CT delegates Tuesday morning as they breakfasted with much of the state’s congressional delegation, and a couple of other luminaries named Malloy and Dodd.

Five VP candidates who helped their ticket — and five who failed

Dick Cheney demolished Joe Lieberman in the 2000 vice presidential debate. Over the years, vice presidential candidates rarely make a difference in presidential contests. Nobody, after all, gives

Connecticut Senate race moves up on GOP’s priority list

There’s a lot of buzz in Tampa about the Connecticut Senate race. At a briefing today sponsored by the National Journal and CBS News, the top staffer for the Senate Republicans’ campaign committee

Quinnipiac Poll: McMahon also leads Murphy in “annoying” TV ads

This morning’s poll, which gives Linda McMahon a 3-point lead over U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy in the U.S. Senate race, includes answers to 55 questions. Among the last are queries that focus on their TV

Joe sees crop of capable candidates

U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman says he will continue to sit on the sidelines as Tuesday’s primaries to determine which candidates will compete to fill his seat approach. Lieberman hosted a conference

Lieberman proposal would force key companies to spend more to defend against cyberattacks

By EMILY WILKINS Hearst Newspapers Washington Bureau Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman says his cybersecurity legislation would help protect the nation’s private-sector infrastructure from cyberattacks.

Lieberman accuses Obama of using ‘accounting gimmick’ to mask ‘a larger deficit’

This report was written by Emily Wilkins of the Hearst Newspapers Washington bureau. President Barack Obama wants to use funding formerly set aside for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to upgrade and

Lieberman talkin’ bout a revolution?

Moments after joining 36 fellow Senators to announce the new bipartisan “super committee” that will look for spending cuts, entitlement reform and tax reform, Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) took to