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Author: Neil Vigdor

And the Oscar goes to…

Here, you can filibuster and the orchestra won’t cut you off. It was indeed the best of both worlds this week for a handful of Connecticut lawmakers, who got their hands on Oscar without having to eat

Democrats create parody website for Shelton GOP lawmaker

Two can play at the game of cybersquatting. A GOP lawmaker who stockpiled the Internet domain names of political friends and foes is the target of a new parody website created by the state Democratic

Blumenthal backs Iran nuclear deal 

  U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., will back the U.S. nuclear deal with Iran, joining the rest of Connecticut’s Democratic congressional delegation and defying foes of the pact that include

Lamont, Lieberman renew rivalry over Iran

   A notorious hawk promulgates a hard-line approach against a Middle East regime, while his dove counterpart errs on the side of caution. Where have we heard that before, Connecticut? It’s

Former Boughton lieutenant starts political consulting shop

The former No. 2 man at the state GOP is now hanging his shingle at his own political consulting shop. John Kleinhans, who was the party’s executive director for the first half of this year, recently

Poll: Which Democrat deserves to be new namesake for state party dinner?

Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson have gone from immortals in the Connecticut Democratic Party to mothballs. Party leaders have voted out the presidents as two of the namesakes of the party’s annual

Conservative by way of CT: Laura Ingraham launches media start-up

Laura Ingraham has a new slant on media bias. The Connecticut-raised conservative commentator and fill-in for Bill O’Reilly debuted a new media start-up Tuesday, LifeZette. The website is curated with

Linda McMahon swings from a bungee cord

Yes, this is me! Truly having fun with my grandchildren! This was just before the zip line. #brave #grandmother — Linda McMahon (@Linda_McMahon) July 8, 2015 Linda McMahon