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Then-mayor Eddie Perez speaks at Hartford City Hall in March, 2009. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State Supreme Court Review Sought In Eddie Perez Corruption Case

A states attorney today filed paperwork seeking to get the Connecticut Supreme Court to consider restoring former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez’s corruption conviction.

01/06/2014

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge Says Husband Of Missing Women Offered $100k Bribe

A Connecticut judge testified Monday that he was offered a $100,000 bribe to influence a grand jury probe by a man who was under investigation for possible involvement in his wife’s disappearance and death in 1984.

06/24/2013

Post office file photo (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Postal Official Accused of Bribery

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut postal official has been accused of taking payments from contractors and steering money to a company he allegedly established under someone else’s name. Robert Giulietti of Cheshire appeared in […]

12/13/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin Incident Shows Contrast Between The Republicans And Democrats

Republicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.

08/23/2012

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Karl Rove’s Super PAC For Hire

Karl Rove has come up with a business, his Super PAC, that offers wealthy businesses with legal problems potential for relief.

08/06/2012