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Statement By The President On The Supreme Court Decision

I am deeply disappointed with the Supreme Court’s decision today. For nearly 50 years, the Voting Rights Act – enacted and repeatedly renewed by wide bipartisan majorities in Congress – has helped secure the right […]

06/25/2013

Police are seeking this man, who held up a bank in Windsor. Photo courtesy of Windsor Police.

Man Wearing Obama Cap Robs Bank In Windsor

About 11:35 this morning, a man wearing an Obama cap held up the Sovereign Bank in Windsor.

06/10/2013

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Governor Orders Flags To Half-Staff Through Saturday

_ Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has ordered all U.S. and state flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

04/16/2013

President Obama (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

At University Of Hartford, President Calls For Congressional Vote On Gun Control

President Obama praised Connecticut’s recent gun control legislation Monday in a speech at the University of Hartford, and assured Congress he’s as “determined as ever” to honor the children killed in Newtown with tougher gun laws.

04/08/2013

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Hear President’s Remarks At University Of Hartford On WTIC NewsTalk 1080

President Obama visits the University of Hartford Monday afternoon to talk about gun legislation in Washington. WTIC NewsTalk 1080 will carry the rpresident’s remarks live, and we’ll have updates on traffic resulting from the presidential motorcade.

04/08/2013

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President Will Visit Hartford To Talk About Gun Regulation

President Obama will be in Connecticut next week to “continue the conversation with the American people about guns,” according to a spokesman in the White House Press Office.

04/02/2013

President Obama, Baylor Women 2012 (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images News)

President’s Women’s Grid Has UConn In Final Four — But Baylor As National Champ

President Barack Obama is going with Brittney Griner and Baylor to win back-to-back titles in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament.

03/22/2013

Delegation Asks For Disaster Declaration For Feb. Storm

Connecticut’s Congressional delegation is urging President Barack Obama to support the governor’s request for a major disaster declaration in the wake of the massive February snow storm.

03/12/2013

Gina McCarthy, President Obama (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Connecticut DEP Commissioner To Head Federal EPA

Former Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection commissioner Gina McCarthy has been chosen by President Obama to become the next administrator for the federal Environmental Protection Agency, replacing Lisa Jackson.

03/04/2013

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Newtown Adult Victims Honored Posthumously

Family members of the six adults killed in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting gathered at the White House Friday as President Barack Obama bestowed the nation’s second-highest civilian honor on their fallen relatives.

02/15/2013

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