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  • Remembering Hull Brewery, The Last Of The Big New Haven Breweries

    Remembering Hull Brewery, The Last Of The Big New Haven Breweries
    Back in the 1970s, Hull's Export was the freshest beer for miles around. It was brewed in New Haven, and despite the name it didn't travel far. Why would it? It was doing fine close to home. From the Hull Brewery at 820 Congress Ave. it was a hop, skip...
  • Analysis: Netanyahu address lives up to controversial expectations

    WASHINGTON In January, when Speaker John A. Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before Congress, it caused the type of controversy and media attention normally reserved for a declaration of war, not a speech that's little...
  • At Netanyahu's speech, scenes from the Capitol

    WASHINGTON "This is like the speech of the century, man!" said Michael Goldfarb. "It's all happening!" Goldfarb, a co-founder of the Washington Free Beacon and a strategist for the Emergency Committee for Israel, was navigating the Capitol hallways...
  • Sens. Rubio, Lee float tax plan to cut corporate rates, individual brackets

    WASHINGTON Two of the most conservative members of the Senate one of them a potential presidential contender are set to release a tax overhaul proposal that would reduce the number of tax brackets for individuals and drop corporate tax rates, all in an...
  • House OKs Homeland Security funds as GOP gives up tactic on immigration

    House OKs Homeland Security funds as GOP gives up tactic on immigration
    Congress ended the crisis over funding for the Department of Homeland Security after Speaker John A. Boehner abandoned the GOP’s strategy of trying to tack on restrictions to President Obama’s immigration plan. Conservatives were outraged...
  • Netanyahu warns deal is Iran's 'path to the bomb'

    Netanyahu warns deal is Iran's 'path to the bomb'
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves Iran's path to the bomb." But President Barack Obama pushed back sternly, saying the U.S. would never sign...
  • High-stakes clash at high court over health law subsidies

    Insurance coverage for millions of people is riding on the latest politically charged Supreme Court clash over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The case being argued Wednesday focuses on who's eligible for federal tax subsidies intended...
  • CBO: Debt limit increase not needed until the fall

    The Congressional Budget Office says Republicans controlling Congress can probably put off a politically wrenching vote to increase the government's borrowing cap until the fall. That's even though the government can no longer issue Treasury securities...
  • Ishaan Tharoor: Sorry, Mr. Netanyahu, Iran is not the Islamic State

    So it finally happened. After weeks of acrimony and politicking, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered his speech before Congress. Netanyahu spoke Tuesday along the script most anticipated, inveighing against the existential threat that...
  • Florida will suffer if ACA is undermined

    Florida will suffer if ACA is undermined
    One of the bogus arguments in support of the case before the U.S. Supreme Court today is that King v. Burwell does not seek to undermine the Affordable Care Act. In fact, it does, and Florida will suffer great harm if the justices agree with those...
  • No precedent for Netanyahu's contentious speech to Congress

    Given anywhere else, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech Tuesday wouldn't have caused such a ruckus. But a foreign leader denouncing President Barack Obama's policy from within the grand hall of American democracy upended nearly two...