Opinion

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Historic battle for voting rights is front and center

Newly elected Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merril, a Democrat, was stunned to discover that her Republican counterparts across the country were all focused on how to keep the number of voters down in their states.

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Fighting racism: a must for victory in November

The political terrain is treacherous and corporate money is flooding into right-wing Super PACS waging a racist, scorched earth policy against President Barack Obama.