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McMahon Meet and Greet at Branford HQ Highlights Jobs Plan

Liana Teixeira

September 19, 2012


Filed under Global News, U.S. News, West Haven News

Linda McMahon, the Republican candidate for the United States Senate, spoke to supporters on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the grand opening of her newest campaign headquarters in Branford, Conn. Guests in attendance ranged from young children to elderly citizens, as well as campaign volunteers and interns. Prior to McMahon’s arrival...

UNH Student Q&A on the Republican National Convention

Jessica Pena

September 12, 2012


Filed under Campus News and Events, U.S. News, University of New Haven, West Haven News

Dramatic, thrilling, suspenseful and Clint Eastwood are a few of the things that could be said about this year’s Republican National Convention (RNC). The convention was hosted in Tampa, Fla., and it was a party. Tampa welcomed politicians, press, Republican citizens and a UNH student. Simone Quartey,...

In Defense of Ann Romney and All Stay-At-Home Moms

Elizabeth Field

September 5, 2012


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

I’m a registered Independent, but for my entire life I’ve been leaning Democrat at a 179 degree angle. In my youthful naivety, I’ve wanted to believe that there are Americans out there who care for one another. I believe in human rights, equality across race, gender, and sexual orientation and...

“Invisible Obama” Has My Vote

Liana Teixeira

September 5, 2012


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

The Republican National Convention came to a close last Thursday night, but if anyone watching the event remembers one thing from the convention, it won’t be Mitt Romney’s speech accepting the nomination for president, but rather the long and somewhat unconventional ramblings of Clint Eastwood. When...

Gingrich: Still in, Says Romney Likely GOP Nominee

The Associated Press

April 11, 2012


Filed under Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich once led his rivals for the nomination in polls. Today, he’s millions in debt and describing Mitt Romney as "far and away the most likely" GOP nominee. Running for president "turned out to be much harder than I thought it would be," he...

Connecticut’s Crowded Senate Primary

Brandon T. Bisceglia

November 30, 2011


Filed under Global News, West Haven News

The slate of candidates vying to represent Connecticut in the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Independent Joseph Lieberman has ballooned since he announced in January that he will not seek a fifth term. The list keeps growing; as recently as Nov. 23, Fairfield Republican Peter Lumaj formally announc...

Herman Cain Spends His Day in the Spotlight, but Can’t Keep His Story Straight

Katherine Lavoie

November 9, 2011


Filed under Politics

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain declared Monday that he was falsely accused of inappropriate sexual behavior in the 1990’s while he was head of the National Restaurant Association, but spent the rest of the day contradicting the details of the story. Cain was responding to the Sunday P...

Rep. John Murtha, Iraq war critic, dies at 77

Liz De La Torre

February 8, 2010


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. – Rep. John Murtha, the tall, gruff-mannered former Marine who became the de facto voice of veterans on Capitol Hill and later an outspoken and influential critic of the Iraq War, died Monday. He was 77. The Pennsylvania Democrat had been suffering from...

SC Republican chairmen apologize for Jewish remark

Liz De La Torre

October 20, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. – Two Republican county officials in South Carolina have apologized after they disparaged Jews in a newspaper op-ed in support of a fiscally conservative U.S. senator. The chairmen, Edwin Merwin Jr. and Jim Ulmer, wrote the newspaper in backing Republican Sen...

Lawmakers denounce ‘You lie’ outburst at Obama

Liz De La Torre

September 10, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press WASHINGTON – Democrats and Republicans alike are denouncing Rep. Joe Wilson for shouting "You lie" at President Barack Obama during his speech to Congress, an extraordinary breach of decorum for which the South Carolina Republican swiftly apologized. "I was embarrassed for the c...

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