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Live coverage of Gov. Malloy’s budget speech

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When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy delivers his budget address today to the General Assembly, we’ll have all the action covered live. The coverage begins a half hour prior to the speech, when our live chat kicks off at 11:30. Members of Hearst CT newspapers’ editorial boards will be in the chat offering live analysis and […] [Read More]
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“Mayor of Twitter” pays call to Greenwich

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker, a prolific source of Tweets, is scheduled to headline a fundraising reception for the orthodox Jewish organization Chabad of Greenwich tonight at the Tamarack Country Club. Tickets to the private reception start at $100 per person, with a $200 per person option for attendees to be photographed with Booker. We’ll keep […] [Read More]
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State of the Union Address

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Starting at 9 p.m. EST, catch live video of the State of the Union address and instant analysis on Twitter from Richard Dunham and some of the brightest journalists in Washington.     Live Twitter analysis of the State of the Union [Read More]
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Lieberman and McCain get the band back together

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  The Straight Talk Express and Joe-mentum will be reunited for tonight’s State of the Union address by President Obama. Just days after John McCain suggested that Joe Lieberman would make a worthy candidate for secretary of defense, the Arizona Republican and self-proclaimed independent Democrat from Connecticut plan to sit together for tonight’s speech. “Senator […] [Read More]
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Beam Me Up Scotty

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Another name that the prognosticators and talking heads can throw out there for U.S. Senate in 2012: Republican L. Scott Frantz. Elected in November to a second term in the state Senate’s 36th District, which encompasses Greenwich and parts of Stamford and New Canaan, a coy Frantz didn’t exactly deny his interest in a bid […] [Read More]
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Senate 2012: Who might run?

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Hold the bacon, please

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The words senator and pork-barrel seem to go hand in hand. But Joe Lieberman doesn’t dig on swine — think of the scene from the movie “Pulp Fiction.”  An orthodox Jew, the senator follows a strict kosher diet, unbeknownst to some of his constituents. One of my favorite Lieberman anecdotes was during one of his […] [Read More]
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POTUS chimes in on Lieberman’s retirement

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You’ll recall that Joe Lieberman supported Republican John McCain over Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election. The White House press office just released the following statement from President Obama on Lieberman: Statement by the President on Senator Lieberman’s Retirement “I want to congratulate Senator Joe Lieberman on an extraordinary career in public service.  Joe […] [Read More]
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