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Blumenthal widens lead in Rasmussen poll

Rasmussen Reports is showing Democrat Richard Blumenthal with a post-debate bump. In a poll taken the night after his televised debate with Republican Linda McMahon, Blumenthal led, 54 percent to 43 percent. A week ago, his lead in the Rasmussen was 50 percent to 45 percent. The poll of likely voters has a margin of error […]

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Lieberman backs permanent Race to the Top

WASHINGTON-Sen. Joseph Lieberman wants to expand and make permanent a controversial federal education grant program, even though Connecticut has twice lost out in the competition for such money. Lieberman, an independent, is pushing legislation to change the Obama Administration’s Race to the Top initiative from a one-shot federal stimulus program into an enduring feature of […]

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CSUS personnel policy ruled illegal as committee works to revise it

The procedure used to remove Southern Connecticut State University’s former president was illegal, the attorney general’s office said Wednesday, just as a Connecticut State University System committee recommended creating a “more transparent” termination process. The legal opinion, signed by Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, said the CSUS Board of Trustees improperly delegated its authority to approve […]