President Barack Obama

File photo of a polling station. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Some Schools Want To End Role As Polling Places Because Of Security Concerns Following Newtown Massacre

Some schools want to end their traditional role as polling places because of security concerns since the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, leaving their communities without easy alternatives for voting sites.

01/06/2014

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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‘Won’t Work In Connecticut': State Will Not Abide By Obama’s Request To Continue To Sell Canceled Health Plans

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the state of Connecticut will not abide by President Barack Obama’s request that states allow insurance companies to continue offering plans that don’t meet minimum levels of coverage required by the federal health insurance overhaul.

11/22/2013

Thomas Leonardi (from Connecticut Department of Insurance Website)

Insurance Commissioner Breaks Down Policy Cancellation Numbers

For the most part, health insurance policies that were canceled in Connecticut had little or nothing to do with mandates of the new federal law. So says Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi. He says 27,000 […]

11/18/2013

File photo of U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT).  (credit:  Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Conn. Murphy Praises Mental Health Coverage Parity

Connecticut’s U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is praising President Barack Obama’s new rule that requires insurers to cover treatment for mental health and substance abuse no differently than they do for physical illnesses.

11/09/2013

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Vermont To Delay Obamcare Changes If Website Problems Continue

Vermonters will be allowed to extend their current health insurance policies through the end of March if problems with the state’s health insurance marketplace can’t be resolved in time for them to be enrolled by the original Jan. 1 date, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Thursday.

11/01/2013

File photo of a pamphlet about the Affordable Care Act. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

People Complaining About High Price Tag For Obamacare Coverage

The price tag for health care coverage through Connecticut’s new health insurance marketplace apparently is a big concern for many enrollees, a marketplace strategy committee learned Thursday.

10/11/2013

Former Bears head coach Mike Ditka presents a jersey to President Barack Obama as defensive co-ordinator Buddy Ryan, right, looks on during an event celebrating 1985 Super Bowl champions, the Chicago Bears, on Oct. 7, 2011 on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ditka: Obama Would Not Be President If I Ran Against Him For Senate

NFL Hall of Famer Mike Ditka is regretting not running against President Barack Obama for the Illinois Senate seat in 2004.

10/10/2013

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Civilians Furloughed At Sub Base

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ Hundreds of employees at the Navy’s submarine base in Connecticut and National Guard facilities around the state were sent home Tuesday by a partial government shutdown that forced furloughs for 800,000 […]

10/01/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NH Delegation Shows Mix Of Doubt, Hope On Syria Following Obama Speech

New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is expressing a mix of doubt and hope on resolving the crisis in Syria following President Barack Obama’s address to the nation.

09/11/2013

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