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The Philosophy Of Politics

Someone once described the philosophy of politics thusly: Conservatives want to control sex. Liberals want to control everything else. Which may explain why the older one gets, the less liberal one becomes.

10/08/2014

Gov, Dannel Malloy defended his record and attacked his GOP opponent Tom Foley. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Malloy Defends His Record In Fiery Speech To Dems

Malloy blasts GOP foe Tom Foley for spending the past four years in the “cheap seats, saying cheap things.”

08/13/2014

(Photo Credit: Jacquelyn Martin/Getty Images)

Secretary Kerry Calls Yale Graduates Sterling’s “Worst Nightmare”

Secretary of State John Kerry poked a little fun at the Donald Sterling controversy while also urging Yale University graduates on Sunday to keep faith in the government’s ability to break gridlock.

05/18/2014

File photo of Gov. Dannel Malloy signing landmark gun control legislation on April 4, 2013. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Burn The Midnight Oil

Lawmakers worked late into the night to close out the legislative session before the midnight deadline.

05/07/2014

File photo of marijuana (Credit: Alain Jocard/Getty Photos)

Senate To Study Home-Grown Marijuana

The Senate has voted to study whether people with serious illnesses should be allowed to grow marijuana at home.

05/01/2014

Lou Rell

Husband Of Former Governor Jodi Rell Dies

The husband of former Republican Governor M. Jodi Rell has died.

03/22/2014

Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox's office and home were searched by federal and state police as part of a federal criminal investigation. (Getty Images)

Rhode Island Speaker Resigns Post After Federal Agents Raided His Office

Law enforcement officials raided the office and home of Rhode Island’s House Speaker as part of a criminal investigation by the U.S. attorney’s office, FBI, IRS and state police.

03/22/2014

Quinnipiac-poll

Q Poll Finds Dead Heat In Foley-Malloy Matchup

(see full poll results) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A statewide poll shows Greenwich businessman Tom Foley, the Republicans’ 2010 gubernatorial candidate, has a large lead over his fellow GOP contenders. The Quinnipiac  University Poll, released […]

03/04/2014

Image courtesy MayorMark.com

Boughton Throws Hat In Gubernatorial Ring

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton says he’s running for the Republican nomination for governor because, “the status quo isn’t working for too many people in Connecticut.”

01/08/2014

Mixed Martial Arts (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images Sport)

House Passes Bill To Legalize Mixed Martial Arts

State lawmakers are moving forward with a proposal to lift the state’s ban on mixed martial arts, as the House of Representatives passes a bill that would legalize and regulate the sport.

05/07/2013

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