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President Barack Obama speaks as Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid look on during a meeting with bipartisan group of congressional leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Nov. 16, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Voter: Obama, Congress Holding Country ‘Hostage’ Over Fiscal Cliff

Fear and frustration course through the lunch crowd at Robie’s Country Store and Deli, a popular outpost 500 miles from where Washington is again locked in tense negotiations over taxes and spending as a critical deadline looms.

12/11/2012

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pauses during a news conference on facility closures of U.S. Postal Service on Dec. 13, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Sanders: I Will Oppose Any Effort To Raise Medicare Eligibility Age

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders said Monday he’ll oppose any effort to raise the age when people become eligible for Medicare health insurance coverage.

12/10/2012

Former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Howard Dean, delivers a speech, on July 20, 2011 in Paris, during an international conference regarding a solution for Camp Ashraf in Iraq, which is home to thousands of outlawed Iranian regime opponents. (credit: PIERRE VERDY/AFP/Getty Images)

Howard Dean: Presidential Election ‘Too Close To Call’

Former Vermont governor and presidential candidate Howard Dean says next week’s presidential election is too close to call.

11/01/2012

Barack Obama (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Declares Hurricane Pre-Landfall Emergency

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement in response to President Obama’s approval Sunday night of the Governor’s request to declare a pre-landfall emergency in Connecticut, which will allow the state […]

10/29/2012

ESPN personality Chris Berman addresses the crowd during the State Farm Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium on July 9, 2012 in Kansas City, Mo. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Obama, Romney Campaigns Want To Appear On ‘Monday Night Football’

Are you ready for some – presidential interviews on “Monday Night Football”?

10/25/2012

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally at Desert Pines High School on Sept. 30, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nev. (credit: John Gurzinski/Getty Images)

New Hampshire Resident: ‘Obama Couldn’t Run A Lemonade Stand’

New Hampshire has not always been the most hospitable place for Obama. In the 2008 Democratic primary, voters snubbed him for rival Hillary Rodman Clinton just days after Obama routed the former first lady in Iowa’s kickoff caucuses.

10/02/2012

President Barack Obama's motorcade arrives at movie producer Harvey Weinstein's beachfront property in Westport, Conn., for a campaign event on Aug. 6, 2012. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

DNC Refuses To Reimburse Conn. Town For Overtime Costs During Obama Visit

Westport’s first selectman says the town has been informed it will not be reimbursed thousands of dollars for President Barack Obama’s visit for a fundraiser earlier this month.

08/21/2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets supporters during a campaign rally at Ross County Courthouse on Aug. 14, 2012 in Chillicothe, Ohio. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney Campaign: Obama Doesn’t Want To Talk About ‘Issues That Matter’

Barack Obama’s re-election campaign kept up pressure against Republican rival Mitt Romney on two fronts Friday, launching a new ad defending the president’s record on Medicare while challenging Romney to release at least five years of tax returns.

08/17/2012

The Facebook homepage appears on a computer screen in Washington on Aug. 30, 2010. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Official Apologizes For Obama Facebook Jokes

A county Republican Party committee chairman apologized Tuesday for a statement he reposted to a party Facebook page that was widely interpreted as a racist attack on President Barack Obama.

07/18/2012

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Hartford Attorney Nominated for Federal Bench

Appointment awaits Senate confirmation

02/02/2012

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