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  • Obama Needs GOP In Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

    Obama Needs GOP In Trans-Pacific Trade Deal
    Michael Froman received from a Harvard Law School classmate, Barack Obama, a job that validates the axiom that the unlikelihood of any negotiation reaching agreement grows by the square of the number of parties involved. In trade negotiations, even one'...
  • CT Lawmakers Split On Netanyahu Speech

    WASHINGTON — One Connecticut lawmaker decided to skip his speech to a joint session of Congress and others had differing reactions to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's forceful condemnation of U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Iran...
  • DeLauro Opts To Skip Netanyahu Speech; The Rest of the CT Delegation Attends

    DeLauro Opts To Skip Netanyahu Speech; The Rest of the CT Delegation Attends
    U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro was the lone member of the all-Democratic Connecticut delegation not to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on Thursday. DeLauro issued a press release right before Netanyahu's address...
  • President Obama, others on Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski

    President Obama, others on Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski
    Soon after Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski announced Monday she wouldn't seek a sixth term in office, comment began rolling in from across the country. President Barack Obama "Senator Mikulski is more than just a legendary senator for the people of Maryland,...
  • Soda Tax Is Nanny-State Overreach

    Soda Tax Is Nanny-State Overreach
    There's no question that childhood obesity continues to be a problem in the United States. The medical conditions to which it is linked, from diabetes to coronary heart disease, are well known. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...
  • Malloy's Flu Shot Prods Anger From State Company

    Malloy's Flu Shot Prods Anger From State Company
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wanted to send a message that vaccinations are safe and important to national political foes. So on Friday, he sat for a flu shot and Tweeted a photo of it. Unfortunately, another group also heard a message loud and clear:...
  • Connecticut Democrats Praise Obama's State Of The Union

    Connecticut Democrats Praise Obama's State Of The Union
    Most of President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday drew enthusiastic support from Connecticut Democrats and the state's congressional delegation, especially his aggressive calls for free community college education, middle class tax cuts,...
  • Efforts Brewing To Bolster State's First-In-Nation Paid Sick Days Law

    Efforts Brewing To Bolster State's First-In-Nation Paid Sick Days Law
    HARTFORD — More than three years after Connecticut passed the nation's first state law mandating paid sick days, advocates are pressing for a sweeping expansion of the landmark legislation. "We were the first and now we have the worst law in the...
  • Obama to push for new paid leave policies for federal workers

    Obama to push for new paid leave policies for federal workers
    President Obama plans to sign a memorandum ordering that federal employees have access to at least six weeks of paid leave when a new child arrives in their family, while also urging Congress to extend greater family leave benefits to their own workers...
  • Obama tries again to get paid leave for more workers

    Obama tries again to get paid leave for more workers
    President Barack Obama launched a fresh push Thursday to bring paid sick and family leave to working parents and other private-sector employees as the White House unveiled proposals that could benefit tens of millions of people. Most require action by the...
  • As Sales Lag For Breakthrough Vaccine, Senators Offer Aid

    MERIDEN — Connecticut's U.S. senators are trying to put public pressure on the Centers for Disease Control to buy flu vaccines from a local drug company, escalating Sen. Richard Blumenthal's private lobbying. The senators sent a letter to the CDC...