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.
Nearly one year into his term, Ned Lamont has yet to find an inspirational message.
The mayor points to a housing boom as evidence his administration is getting the job done and expresses confidence that a rebirth of the downtown will follow.
History suggests that if the Greens and Berrigan push this, she will get her name on the ballot. State judges don’t like disqualifying candidates on technicalities.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s signing, on Sept. 3, of an executive order strengthening Connecticut’s efforts to combat and mitigate the effects of climate change has both political and practical applications, as fanciful as its goals may be.
The governor sent a scout team to have a look at the Seaside property as he tries to fix the mess left to him by his predecessor.
His long-shot bet is that in a local election, voters will look past the deep national divisions and give serious consideration to “Marty,” a New London guy with a long record of service.
When new green card rules were announced, Connecticut Republicans, with their silence, appeared to acquiesce with the Trumpian approach, as they have consistently done during his administration.
Common sunscreen components showed up in the blood after users were tested. But don't freak out just yet.
Some of the stuff Mitch McConnell has blocked is ridiculous, such as the “Stopping Bad Robocalls Act.”