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  • New surgeon general approved despite remarks on guns, contraception

    Overruling the objections of gun-rights advocates, the U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy, a British-born, American-educated internal medicine specialist, to become the 19th surgeon general of the United States.
  • Senate confirms Obama's surgeon general despite gun-control views

    Senate confirms Obama's surgeon general despite gun-control views
    The Senate confirmed President Obama's controversial choice for surgeon general Monday, a victory for the administration after Republican infighting gave Democrats the upper hand in the final stretch of the lame-duck Congress. The 51-43 vote followed...

    Anthem, Hartford HealthCare Hammer Out Deal

     Anthem, Hartford HealthCare Hammer Out Deal
    HARTFORD — The state's largest health insurer and a network of five Connecticut hospitals resolved their differences and announced a new multiyear contract late Thursday. The new contract is retroactive to Wednesday, Oct. 1, meaning that there...

    Senate Resolution Honors The Courant's 250 Years

    The U.S. Senate has passed a resolution honoring the Hartford Courant for 250 years of continuous publication. The resolution was introduced by Connecticut's two senators—Sen. Chris Murphy and Sen. Richard Blumenthal—just a few weeks before...

    House approves Obama's plan to help Syrian rebels fight Islamic State

    House approves Obama's plan to help Syrian rebels fight Islamic State
    The House on Wednesday approved President Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, giving the administration a much-needed endorsement of its strategy to defeat the extremist group. But though the Senate was...