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Senate Panel Hearing From Newtown Father, Doctor On Assault Weapons Ban

Heslin is set to testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday in support of legislation by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., to ban assault weapons.

02/27/2013

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Malloy Appointed To Council of Governors

President Barack Obama has appointed Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy to a bipartisan group of governors charged with strengthening collaboration between federal and state governments on national security issues.

02/24/2013

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Warren Invites Anti-Gun Activist To State Of The Union Speech

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has invited a Boston mother whose son was fatally shot to be her guest at President Obama’s State of the Union address.

02/12/2013

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Obama’s Kenyan Uncle In Mass. Gets Deportation Hearing At End Of 2013

A federal immigration judge has scheduled a new deportation hearing granted last year to President Barack Obama’s uncle in Massachusetts.

01/30/2013

Congressman Chris Murphy at an appearance in New Britain. File photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Murphy Noncommittal On Defense Secretary Choice

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy has taken a pass on committing to whether he’ll vote to confirm President Barack Obama’s nomination of Chuck Hagel as Pentagon chief while offering strong praise for […]

01/07/2013

President Obama Holds Election Night Event In Chicago

Top Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In Connecticut

On January 20, the second inauguration of Barack Obama will officially occur at the White House, but January 21 will have all the pomp and circumstance. Here are a few things you can do in Connecticut to get into the spirit of the American presidency.

01/07/2013

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Former Rep. Giffords Visits Newtown

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona on Friday visited the Connecticut town where a gunman killed 26 people last month inside an elementary school.

01/04/2013

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As Conn. Shooting Story Unfolds, Media Struggle With Facts

The scope and senselessness of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting challenged television journalists’ ability to do much more than lend, or impose, their presence on the scene.

12/15/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s #My2K Twitter Conversation Was A #Fail

Liberals are apparently not nearly as interested in the “fiscal cliff” as the conservatives are because they really believe that Barack Obama will take care of things for them again.

12/10/2012

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What’s With Obama’s Fiscal Cliff Road Trip?

The president would do much better by staying in Washington, D.C. where the action is rather than taking a road tour-styled trip to talk to the American people. In D.C., he actually would be talking to the people who are going to make the decision with him.

12/10/2012

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