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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

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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

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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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Catholic Group Opposes Knights’ Political Spending

A Catholic group is delivering more than 5,000 petition signatures to the Knights of Columbus asking the Catholic fraternal organization to stop funding divisive political issues such as opposing same-sex marriage.

11/20/2012

Jim Himes (Courtesy Congressional Office)

Himes Wins Third Term

Congressman Jim Himes has won re-election to represent Connecticut’s 4th District, which includes wealthy towns in Fairfield County and Bridgeport, the state’s largest city.

11/06/2012

A screen grab of what is described as "Colleen Lachowicz’s self-created identity, Santiaga ... a Level 85 Orc Assassination Rogue in the World of Warcraft." (Credit: colleensworld.com)

Dem State Senate Candidate Slammed For ‘World Of Warcraft’ Involvement

Though military experience is often touted as a positive attribute in a candidate for office, Democratic Senate hopeful Colleen Lachowicz’s penchant for battle in the interactive role-playing game “World of Warcraft” doesn’t seem to count in the eyes of Maine Republicans.

10/08/2012

Tim Tebow in a photo shot for the Oct. 2012 issue of Vogue. (credit: Annie Leibovitz/VOGUE)

Tim Tebow Discusses Possible Future In Politics, Wife In ‘Vogue’ Interview

Tebow again raised the possibility of a career in politics when he is through with football.

09/21/2012

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

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