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The Wichita State Shockers celebrate after beating the Missouri State Bears 68-45. (credit: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ides (And Idols) Of March

March Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball

03/21/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 24: Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (C) speaks while flanked by Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, (L), Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (D-LA) (2ndL), and other members of the National Governors Association, after a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House February 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. The governors are in DC for their winter meeting. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Governors Erupt In Partisan Dispute At White House

Governors have broken into a partisan on-camera feud at the White House after meeting with President Barack Obama.

02/24/2014

Twenty seven wooden angles are viewed in a yard down the street from the Sandy Hook School. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Newtown, A Quiet Anniversary Of School Shooting

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown is planning to mark one year since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre with private memorial services and the ringing of bells for the victims. Connecticut’s governor has asked […]

12/14/2013

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., speaks at a press conference with Congress members from Connecticut and a group of 26 cyclists who rode from Newtown, Conn., in support of common-sense solutions to gun violence on March 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sen. Murphy: Pro-Gun Senators Are ‘Gun Control Darwinists’

Sen. Chris Murphy has characterized Republicans who have resisted new gun laws as “gun control Darwinists.”

12/11/2013

The contact page on whitehouse.gov. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

UConn Student Accused Of Threatening To Kill President

A UConn student has been charged with threatening to kill the president of the United States.

11/21/2013

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Speaks At University At Buffalo

Hillary Rodham Clinton turned the tables on a heckler Wednesday to make her point about the need to find common ground to solve the nation’s problems.

10/24/2013

Joe Biden (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

VP Biden: Country On Cusp Of Mental Health Changes

Vice President Joe Biden says the country is on the cusp of what he called “remarkable changes” in the treatment of mental illness.

10/23/2013

US President Barack Obama smiles while h

Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite Lefty?

From Oprah to Angelina Jolie, who is everyone’s favorite lefty? You decide!

08/12/2013

File photo of a pair of New Balance shoes. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Senators: Military Should Buy US Athletic Shoes

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King of Maine have written a letter signed by 13 other senators asking the Department of Defense to buy only American-made athletic footwear for military personnel.

04/24/2013

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