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Amanda Terkel

6 Primary Races You Should Watch This Week | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Voters in Connecticut, Minnesota and Wisconsin head to the polls for primary contests Tuesday, with crowded GOP fields in several high-p...

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Really Doesn't Want To Discuss Gun Control

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Tom Foley, the Republican candidate for governor in Connecticut, is critical of the state's sweeping gun control laws passed after the 2012 elementary...

New Poll Brings Troubling News For Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

A slight plurality of Connecticut voters say that Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) does not deserve to be reelected, and public opinion is divided on the job he...

States Find A Way Around Federal Food Stamp Cuts

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut and New York have found a way around federal budget cuts that played a central role in the massive farm bill pass...

Jon Ward

Bobby Jindal's 2016 Hopes Rest On Mantra: 'It's Not About Personalities' | Jon Ward | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Bobby Jindal isn't going to go away quietly. He made that much clear Monday. In the space of an hour, he reminded many Democrats w...

Governors Erupt In On-Camera Dispute During White House Visit

AP | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

BY STEVE PEOPLES, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's governors emerged from a meeting with President Barack Obama Monday claimin...

Governors' Solutions Mirror Party Lines

AP | Kevin Freking | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's governors sound every bit as divided as Washington lawmakers on how best to help the nation's economy. Democratic ...

State's Gun Owners Rush To Register Firearms Ahead Of New Laws

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut gun owners are rushing to register certain firearms and ammunition that will be considered illegal contraband in ...

Man Claims He Sent Illegal Gun Magazines To Governors

New Haven Register, Conn. | Mary E. O'Leary | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

NEW HAVEN -- He is no fan of the governor, but he says he still took the trouble to send him a Christmas gift that could arrive any day now. Gun acti...

Newtown Gets Major Gift From The Government

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Schools in Newtown, Conn., will receive $1.3 million in federal aid to recover after the shootings that left 26 students and educators d...

Connecticut Governor Vilifies Wayne LaPierre

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics

Connecticut Governor Dannell Malloy appeared on CNN's 'State Of The Union' on Sunday to discuss, among other things, NRA President Wayne LaPierre. He ...

Christina Wilkie

Connecticut Governor Signs Historic Gun Law | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) signed a sweeping new set of gun control reforms on Thursday, less than 12 hours after the Connecticu...

Colorado, Connecticut Advance Stricter Legislation Over Opposition

AP | ADAM GELLER | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

From Colorado to Connecticut, a handful of very different states have advanced new gun control laws over opposition that has made such legislation a s...

John Celock

GOP Gov Pushes Employment Plan To Colleagues | John Celock | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican governor of South Dakota shared his personal experience growing up as the child of two deaf parents as part of the Nation...

Scott Walker Addresses Immigration

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said Friday that the federal government must address those looking to legally immigrate the United State...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Congress Won't Go As Far As Connecticut On Gun Control | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's been two months since Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (D) faced an unspeakable tragedy in his state: the mass shooting at Sandy Hook El...

Sandy Hook Panel Meeting

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. (Associated Press) — A panel charged by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy with recommending a broad range of state policy changes af...

Gun Control Takes Center Stage As Connecticut Lawmakers Return To Work

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, Jan 8 (Reuters) - At the funeral of one of the 20 children gunned down at a Connecticut elementary school, a ...

No Simple Solutions

Dannel P. Malloy | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Dannel P. Malloy

As much as we'd like it to be otherwise, the fact is that large problems call for equally large solutions. The answer is not only to cut spending, nor is it only to raise taxes. The answer is some measure of the two.

Connecticut Legislature Approves Death Penalty Repeal

AP | SHANNON YOUNG | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — The vote to repeal Connecticut's death penalty brought a moment of triumph for Elizabeth Brancato, a lifelong opponent of capi...

State Legislature Votes To Repeal Death Penalty

AP | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut legislature has voted to repeal the state's death penalty, and the Democratic governor is expected to sign it ...

The Problem With Conservatives Isn't Ideology -- It's Lying

John Stoehr | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics
John Stoehr

Forget that Americans for Prosperity is backed by billionaires continuing to mold domestic policy. Forget that the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling removed all legal obstacles to pursuing that end. And forget about ideology. The real problem is that they lie.

GOP Governor: 'It Would Be An Embarrassment For U.S. To Default On Its Obligations'

Posted 09.15.2011 | Politics

By Edith Honan SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - State governors meeting in Utah Saturday urged a speedy resolution to the deadlock in Washington over...

Connecticut Governor Signs Bill Protecting Transgender People From Discrimination

Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy (D) signed a measure on Tuesday to add gender-based language to the state's anti-discrimination statute, making Connec...

Matt Sledge

Marijuana Bill Stalls In One State, Moves Forward Next Door | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.07.2011 | New York

More than 30 years ago, New York state decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana. But one line in that 1977 law has led to the annua...