Joe Lieberman

  • Tribe to Connecticut: You owe us $610M for taking our land

    The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, which has unsuccessfully fought for years for federal recognition, filed a lawsuit against Connecticut Friday for $610 million in damages associated with the states taking of tribal land. The lawsuit filed in Hartford Superior Court says Connecticut took 2,000 acres of tribal land between 1801 to 1918 and never compensated the…

  • Opinion: Casino moguls for justice

    Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and their cats. Politics makes strange bedfellows, but stranger still may be the partnerships made at the crossroads of politics, profit, and history. Welcome to the next round of the casino drama, in which MGM has teamed…

  • Esty announces support for Iran deal, Blumenthal remains lone holdout

    Esty announces support for Iran deal, Blumenthal remains lone holdout

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty announced Tuesday that after carefully reviewing the Iran nuclear agreement she plans on supporting it.

  • Lieberman points to 2000: Third-party candidates can affect the outcome of elections

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman recalled the role Ralph Nader played in the 2000 presidential election Tuesday when asked about third-party gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Pelto. Tonight: Meet, Greet and Eat NoN Fundraiser at Fat Cat Pie Co. Lieberman, who shared an unsuccessful ticket with former Vice President Al Gore in 2000, was…