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Samuel Beckett Manuscript Sells For HOW Much?!

AP | Posted 09.09.2013 | Books

LONDON — Sotheby's says the manuscript of Irish writer Samuel Beckett's first novel has sold at auction for almost 1 million pounds ($1.5 millio...

Connecticut Nonpartisan Senate Guide, Linda McMahon vs. Christopher Murphy

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan guide to the McMahon/Murphy U.S. Senate race, one that contrasts candidate stands in a fair way?

McMahon Earned it the Old-Fashioned Way

Lisa Wexler | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics
Lisa Wexler

Contrary to what Chris Shays and many pundits would have you believe, Linda McMahon's huge victory yesterday in the Republican CT primary for a Senate seat was not won by money.

Sam Stein

Joe Courtney Won't Run For Lieberman's Seat | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The race to replace retiring Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) started to thin out Monday with Democratic Rep. Joe Courtney's announcement...

Lunchtime with the DFA.

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

I was invited to lunch this week (this is a significant first for a pimple-on-the-rump blogger). Jim Dean, who runs DFA (Democracy For America), was ...

Friday Talking Points [125] -- Ask! Tell!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Our headline today quite obviously references the legislative progress this week on banning the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy (of not allo...

Simon Monjack, Brittany Murphy's Husband, Found Dead

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The husband of Brittany Murphy was found dead by his mother-in-law late Sunday at the Los Angeles home he shared with the late act...

Josh Crescenzi: Ex-Bush, Cheney Aide In $2 Million Stolen Fuel Probe

San Antonio Express-News | Guillermo Contreras | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A man who was a news liaison for former President George W. Bush and ex-Vice President Dick Cheney is at the center of a case involving $2 million in ...