What is making this so hard to process is that everything appears so ordinary.
A week ago I was enjoying the end of this year winter cinema series at the Garde. Now we're all feeling like we are in a movie.
The wave that swept away the hopes of Republicans in 2018 has still not crested. That anti-Trump wave is still building, heading toward the Nov. 3, 2020, election.
“I don’t think the progress that we’ve made is being recognized,” said state Sen. Cathy Osten when she sat down with the editorial board.
Should the legislature be assuring the free exchange of ideas on college campuses? Don't we have a First Amendment to guarantee that?
Wednesday featured the acquittal of President Trump on the impeachment articles of Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress. It also brought the integrity of Utah Sen. Mitt Romney.
The Connecticut senator offers a diplomatic vision for the country that is the polar opposite of the current administration. Democrats running for president might do well to listen to him.
It was made clear, once again, that Rep. Courtney did not relish the opportunity to impeach President Donald Trump. He had to do it, he not so effectively explained.
A ranked voting system gives voters greater freedom to consider third-party and independent candidates and discourages candidates from attacking one another.
In Norwich the mayor is not a strong position, with only one vote on the council and no veto power. Mayor Nystrom recognizes he must lead by persuasion.
Somers needs to retain her 18th District Senate seat next November to demonstrate vote-getting ability and from which to launch an attempt to become governor.
It is apparent Rep. Courtney came to support the articles of impeachment reluctantly, but saw it as his duty to draw a line against the abuse of presidential power.
After not doing much for the first 11 months of the year, Congress is jamming all sorts ot sensational sessions into December, just when everyone is already flat out dealing with the holidays.
Democrats have long been dominant in New London, but the Republican lamp is burning dimmer than I can ever remember it.
Twelve years ago, as part of a bill to make a college education more accessible and affordable, promises of student loan relief were made. Now that promise is being broken.
Nonprofits providing social services want a slice of the surplus, while Senate Republicans suggest using it in a scheme to pay for transportation. How about letting it build up?
A decade ago the retiring first selectman asked his small town to take a big leap. It is still uncertain if it will fully pay off.
Republicans knew Osten was in trouble. Sprague has fiscal problems. It had backed Trump in 2016. The party's concerted effort to defeat her worked.
After watching the zero-sum politics in Washington, where lobbyists exert tremendous influence and both parties confuse compromise with surrender, it is good for the soul to observe representative government in its purist form.
This young woman did the right thing. She held Jason Catala responsible for his actions. Like her, voters need to do the right thing and withhold their votes.
School board president suggests mayor is playing politics with scandal. That's interesting, given he was superintendent when the scandal was unfolding.