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(Ad by Linda McMahon for Senate 2012)

Murphy Calls McMahon Obama Ad “Deceitful. . . Strange”

Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy is calling a new TV ad from his Republican opponent in Connecticut’s close Senate race “absolutely deceitful” and “strange.”

10/22/2012

(Ad, Linda McMahon for Senate 2012)

New McMahon Ads Seek To Appeal To Democrats

Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon is edging away from her party as voters in a new ad say they will cast their ballots for her and Democratic President Barack Obama.

10/22/2012

80-Year-Old Woman Arrested For Tearing Down Posters Of Obama With Hitler Mustache

An 80-year-old Connecticut woman has been charged with larceny and breach of peace after tearing down political signs that included an image of President Obama with an Adolph Hitler-style mustache.

10/18/2012

(Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Flags To Fly At Half-Staff For 9-11 Remembrance Tuesday

State and Connecticut flags are to fly at half-staff Tuesday, to mark the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.

09/10/2012

photo credit: ct.gov

GOP Critical Of State Park’s Use For Campaign Event

Connecticut Republicans are criticizing Governor Malloy for closing Sherwood Island State Park in Westport for President Obama’s helicopter, while he attends campaign fundraising events in Fairfield County.

08/06/2012

(Credit:  Uyri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

Flags To Fly At Half Staff To Honor Colorado Victims

President Obama and Governor Malloy ordered flags to fly at half staff as a mark of respect for those who died in the Aurora, Colorado shootings.

07/20/2012

Barack Obama (Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images)

President Issues Disaster Declaration For State

President Obama has declared a major disaster in the State of Connecticut for the area affected by the October nor’easter.

11/17/2011

(Photo: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images News)

President Signs Emergency Declaration For State

President Barack Obama has signed an emergency declaration for the Connecticut, ordering federal aid for commodities, food, water, emergency power and debris removal following a devastating October snowstorm.

10/31/2011

Students at graduation ceremony.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

12,000 From State Would See Lower Student Loan Rates

The White House says an estimated 12, 000 current Connecticut college students will see lower student loan payments as a result of the administration’s student loan proposal, and another 39,000 will have the opportunity to consolidate their loans and simplify their payments.

10/26/2011

President Obama at Martha's Vineyard (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

President Reacts To Storm, Urges Americans To Do The Same

Urging everyone in Hurricane Irene’s path to get ready, President Barack Obama decided to cut his vacation short Friday and return to the White House for a storm he described as potentially historic.

08/26/2011

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