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RI Lawmaker Opposes Expanding US Bombings In Iraq

Rhode Island U.S. Rep. David Cicilline says he is opposed to the United States expanding involvement in the conflict in Iraq

08/09/2014

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Murphy To Hold Town Hall On Iraq

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is holding his second town hall forum on the Sunni insurgent advance that is wreaking havoc in Iraq. The Democrat was scheduled to meet with constituents […]

06/28/2014

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Lieberman: Insurgency A Lesson For Afghanistan

Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman says the Sunni insurgent advance that’s occurring in Iraq should be a lesson to the U.S. as it withdraws troops from Afghanistan.

06/24/2014

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. (credit:  T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Rice: Democracy Takes Time

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Thursday the United States must continue to lead the world because it represents an ideal of democracy.

06/19/2014

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RI National Guard Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

The Rhode Island National Guard says one of its Special Forces soldiers from New Jersey has died in combat in Afghanistan.

09/22/2013

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70 National Guard Soldiers To Deploy

About seventy members of the Connecticut National Guard’s 143rd Batallion are leaving for Southwest Asia.  The Waterbury-based unit will provide  operational, logistical and personnel support for combat forces,  the way it did in its 2006 […]

02/04/2013

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Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

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Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

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Court-Martial Underway In Iraq Death Of Soldiers, Including One From Connecticut

The lone survivor of a rifle attack that killed soldiers from Connecticut and California at their base camp in Iraq says he can’t recall who shot him, while two forensic experts say they found little physical evidence to link the suspect to the crime.

06/11/2012

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Guard Members Return Tonight

Twenty-five Connecticut National Guard airmen are returning home from Afghanistan after their unit’s third deployment overseas in the war on terror.

01/30/2012

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