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It’s 5 O’clock Everywhere?

I would imagine that Hillary Clinton’s favorite phase “it takes a village…” would be greeted with a blank stare in Morocco. In fact, I’ve searched for years and have yet to find the catchphrase’s origins.

08/06/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Stop The Hatin’ All The Time

A message to the Republican House from the President of the United States: “Stop hatin’ all the time” Yesterday speaking before a backdrop consisting of carefully- selected human props in Kansas City, Barack Obama let […]

07/31/2014

(Photo Credit: Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

President Obama at CCSU (Saul Loeb/Getty Images)

And You Think You Have Problems…

And you think you have problems? They pale compared to the challenges facing others.

05/08/2014

(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Conn. Biologist Joins International Salmon Group

President Barack Obama has appointed a senior biologist at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection as commissioner of the Council of North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization.

04/12/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Obama Nominates Daly As US Attorney For Conn.

President Barack Obama has nominated Deirdre M. Daly as United States Attorney for Connecticut.

03/14/2014

President at Cafe Beauregard, New Britain
(Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

New Britain Restaurant Owner Honored By Presidential Visit

A Connecticut restaurateur isn’t sure why his establishment was selected for a visit by President Barack Obama on a trip to the state to push for a $10.10 per hour federal minimum wage.

03/06/2014

People wait in line at Central Connecticut State University for a chance to get a ticket to President Obama's speech. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Endless Lines As Many Brave The Cold For Ticket To President’s Speech

Dozens waited in line in the cold since early in the morning to try and get a ticket to get a peak at the President when he visits Wednesday afternoon.

03/04/2014

(Ali Al Saadi/AFP/Getty Images News)

Malloy Making Minimum Wage A Major Issue

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has decided to invest a lot of political capital in the issue of the minimum wage, publicly calling for both the state and federal wages to eventually be raised to $10.10.

03/04/2014

Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio, New London (Courtesy City of New London website)

New London Enacts $10.10 Minimum Wage

New London has raised the minimum wage for municipal employees and contractors.

03/04/2014

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