I see no political path for Republicans to gain control of either chamber, but if they could erode the size of Democratic majorities it could influence some major policy decisions.
Drive through interior New London and much of Windham counties and you will see plenty of Trump signs. And there are plenty of votes behind them.
Finding an excuse not to debate would be a monumental mistake by Joe Biden. It would serve as confirmation that he is seriously slipping mentally. I would be shocked if it happened.
Barbara Dalio was remarkably unassuming. She did not reek of rich. If she had met me for a business lunch at a Chili’s Restaurant, she would not have looked out of place.
In dismissing a lawsuit brought by Republican candidates, state Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard Robinson basically said, “What are you doing here?”
Popular in polls, requiring that everyone undergo an FBI background check before purchasing a firearm would seem low-hanging fruit in the gun-control fight, but the Republican Senate still opposes it.
In the wake of a pandemic and the drive to address long-standing racial inequality, all the angst over tolls seems rather trivial.
This year Republicans nominated a 29-year-old, conspiracy-following candidate who would seem a far better fit for a deep red state than the purplish Second District.
So many have fought to hard for the opportunity to vote. That makes it all the more troubling that 100 million don't bother.
With this latest move, Trump, who apparently has never seen a natural resource he didn’t want to exploit, and seems fixated in undoing anything Obama accomplished, is on shaky legal ground.
The pandemic is inhibiting the ability of challengers to gain the name recognition they need to make a serious run against state legislative incumbents.
Danielle Chesebrough seemed genuinely flabbergasted that she had become a villain to some in the go-cautious crowd, a hero to the “set us free” tribe.
Last month the Pew Research Center reported that the number of newspaper newsroom employees dropped by 51% between 2008 and 2019, from about 71,000 workers to 35,000.
As politics has shifted to the political poles, somehow our centrist approach has become a leftist agenda or a conservative sellout, depending on one’s perspective.
The Republican leader said he in no way thinks Lamont has abused his authority for any self- or political interest. But no governor, he said, should be above challenge. Who would disagree with that?
How President Trump handled the crisis and leads the recovery has quickly become the dominant issue in the 2020 presidential election.
This is not the way the workings of representative democracy and the enacting of legislation was explained in Civics class.
Senators and members of the House of Representatives, and often their top aides, know stuff the rest of us don’t, or at least know it sooner.