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State Leaders Question Proposed Plum Island Sale

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (AP) _ Lawmakers and environmentalists are questioning a proposal by the federal government to sell Plum Island in Long Island Sound. State Sen. Andrea Stillman of Waterford said at a public hearing […]

10/18/2012

Ted Nugent (Photo by Michael Stravato/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Stoke Racial Resentment And Divide The Country

Mitt Romney seems to be drinking the same Kool-Aid as some of his nuttiest supporters. Mitt Romney is silent… and occasionally joins in as his endorsers make increasingly outrageous statements against the president.

09/10/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms seal. (Evan F. Sisley/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Search In Connecticut, 2 Other States

A spokesman says federal agents have conducted searches of a dozen businesses and residences in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania as part of an ongoing investigation.

06/05/2012