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The Hartford CourantAbraham Lincoln's birthday last Tuesday marked the start of months of local Republican organization dinners and fundraising events. The annual ritual of honoring Lincoln provides an informal start to the party's 2014 race for governor. Four candidates...
The Hartford CourantRepublican Tom Foley, the 2010 Republican nominee for governor who hopes to reprise that role next year, ventured into a legislative public hearing last week. What a lesson the former ambassador to Ireland learned. You mention ethics at your peril in...
Tags: Lawyers, Beth Bye, West Hartford, Government, Justice System
The Hartford CourantLet me tell you something you don't know about me. I'm itchin' to vote for a Republican. This is really true. I mostly vote Democratic, but it seems healthier to me to occasionally cast a vote the other way. I don't like being a knee-jerk Democrat. Or...
The Hartford CourantIt's been a busy few weeks, what with the election, the Petraeus scandal, the Thanksgiving holiday, and UConn being dissed yet again by the ACC, so I thought I might provide a quick rundown of what's been going on with some of the major players....
Politicians haven't always been allergic to gun control, not even Republicans. In 1968, after the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy and the Rev.Martin Luther King Jr., Congress — on a bipartisan vote — outlawed guns sales to felons...
Tags: Assault, Al Gore, Allergies, Arts and Culture, Republican Party
The Hartford CourantBridgeport continues to challenge Waterbury as the home of the most embarrassing and bewildering politics in Connecticut. Former state Sen. Ernie Newton did last week what few in Connecticut politics have achieved: He subdued bumptious Working Families...
The Hartford CourantNortheast Utilities, now facing scrutiny over its slow reconnection of storm-damaged power lines, has established a network of connections with Connecticut's political establishment, including Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration and other...
The Hartford CourantThe 2014 gubernatorial campaign is not yet in full swing, but the budget debate over the next six weeks at the state Capitol could hint at the bitter political clashes to come. Three of the expected candidates in the governor's race will be at the...
The Hartford CourantFormer Republican gubernatorial nominee Tom Foley returned to the state Capitol Tuesday to resume his push for a highly controversial bill that would ban certain conflicts of interest by state legislators. At a news conference, Foley announced that 11...
If anyone’s wondering why GOP lawmakers in this day and age are so reluctant to vote for what most Americans consider sensible gun control, consider what’s happening in this moderate state of ours, home of the Newtown gun massacre. Down in...
Tom Foley is not giving up. Despite facing a huge buzzsaw of opposition over his bill on conflicts of interest, the former Republican gubernatorial nominee is pushing ahead to resurrect the measure before the session ends on June 5. At a news...
Republicans won the top line on ballots fair and square, a unanimous state Supreme Court said last September. But last week, Democrats in the General Assembly began a power grab to reverse the court's 7-0 ruling and take back the top line —...
Tags: Lawyers, Government, Justice System, Judges, Republican Party
Feb 15, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
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Apr 27, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
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