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This  past Tuesday, January 16, 2018, a highly qualified Democratic candidate Patty Schachtner won a Wisconsin state senate seat  in a “special election” in a district where the voters in 2016 elected the republican President Donald Trump by 17 points. 987 more words


For months, Republicans in the US Congress, the White House and elsewhere, have been hard at work to discredit the FBI, itself, and any work product that the FBI would be producing, regarding its investigative findings regarding the Trump-Russian connection probe, being led by the highly reputable Special Counsel Robert Mueller III. 1,098 more words


The retiring republican Senator Jeff Flake said in his Jan. 17 speech. “An American president who cannot take criticism — who must constantly deflect and distort and distract — who must find someone else to blame — is charting a very dangerous path. 2,287 more words


Well that escalated quickly

So now I’m researching sketching pencils and I’m in a Facebook group designed specifically to encourage people to create every day.  I actually did buy some new pencils today but, as ridiculous as this sounds, I feel like I need to know more about what the letters and numbers mean beyond the obvious “hey, this one has a lighter line!” and “hey, this one broke  336 more words


High court says state's education funding is constitutional

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s Supreme Court has rejected a claim by a coalition of municipalities, parents and students that the state’s educational funding formula is unconstitutional. 497 more words


Long Island Democrats Eye Congressional Seats Held By Republicans King, Zeldin

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Election Day is 10 months away, but local Democrats are already lining up to try to take back Congress.

On Long Island, two Republican seats are considered at-risk, with a large field of challengers, CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported. 374 more words


Women's March Connecticut to hold rally at state capitol

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — For the second straight year, Women’s March Connecticut will hold a rally at the state capitol.

The march is slated to be held on Saturday. 72 more words