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Students at the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December are returning to classes in a neighboring town. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Honor Six Slain Newtown Teachers

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ President Barack Obama is honoring the six educators killed in the Newtown school shooting with the nation’s second-highest civilian honor. The American Federation of Teachers, which represents Sandy Hook Elementary School […]

02/15/2013

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President Declares a State of Emergency in Connecticut

President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency for Connecticut after the massive storm that blanketed the state with several feet of snow. The order means federal money will be used to help state […]

02/10/2013

Gun buyback, Los Angeles (Photo credit: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts Say Gun Buyback Programs Are Popular But Ineffective

Despite the growing popularity of gun buyback programs, experts say that the events are largely ineffective.

01/14/2013

Vice President Joe Biden speaks alongside Attorney General Eric Holder as he meets with representatives of victims? groups and gun safety organizations at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building adjacent to the White House in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 9, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: ‘It’s Critically Important We Act’ On Gun Control

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday heard personal stories of gun violence from representatives of victims groups and gun-safety organizations as he drafts the Obama administration’s response to the shooting at a Connecticut elementary school. He pledged that action would be taken.

01/09/2013

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

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