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Secretary Kerry Calls Yale Graduates Sterling’s “Worst Nightmare”

Secretary of State John Kerry poked a little fun at the Donald Sterling controversy while also urging Yale University graduates on Sunday to keep faith in the government’s ability to break gridlock.

05/18/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Murphy: Regulate State Power Suppliers

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is asking federal regulators to curb independent electrical suppliers in Connecticut who offer new contracts with lower rates, but fail to fully disclose the potential for significant rate hikes in case of extreme weather fluctuations.

03/15/2014

Connecticut's Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Governor Puts State’s Debt At $64.6 Billion

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office says Connecticut’s overall state debt has been reduced 15 percent during his three years in office, or $11.6 billion.

01/09/2014

State officials say with an increase in Medicare spending under Obamacare comes a risk that some will abuse the system. (Getty Images)

Connecticut Hires Firm To Detect Fraud In DSS Program

Texas company will detect fraud, waste and abuse in the Department of Social Services Medical Assistance Program

12/29/2013

File photo of the FBI announcing the capture of James "Whitey" Bulger. (credit: Getty Images)

Prosecutors: Bulger Immunity Claim ‘Void’

A federal prosecutor has told a Massachusetts judge that any immunity agreement reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger claims he had with the government would be “void as a matter of law” if it included murder.

02/13/2013

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Connecticut Minimum Wage Vote Upcoming

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Some Connecticut lawmakers are revisiting a proposal to increase the state’s minimum wage. The General Assembly’s Labor and Public Employees Committee is scheduled to hear testimony Thursday on a bill that […]

01/26/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and Government

Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.

10/09/2012

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Opinion: Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Lets Big Brother Walk In The Front Door

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.

07/03/2012

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