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  • State GOP Chairman on Hot Seat

    HARTFORD — In sports, fans who are upset with a losing team often call for the firing of the head coach.
  • Some in Congress turn down pension, but most cash in

    WASHINGTON Like most members of Congress, Republican Reps. Howard Coble of North Carolina and Norman "Doc" Hastings of Washington state are millionaires. They also share something else: They'll retire at the end of the year after turning down lucrative...

    Obama unleashed: Defies GOP election wins, moves in opposite direction

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has spent November acting with a defiant fury, moving with little regard for the message voters sent at the polls. Instead of reaching out to Republicans who won control of next year's Congress Nov. 4, he's charged ahead...

    EPA proposes lower ozone standard to curtail asthma, other ailments

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration proposed Wednesday to tighten the allowable limit of ozone in the air, a bid to curtail the rising problem of asthma and other respiratory ailments but one that faces strong opposition from industry groups and...

    Tax showdown: Congress nears deal to avoid hikes, Obama vows veto

    WASHINGTON Congressional leaders appeared near a deal late Tuesday to renew $450 billion in tax deductions cherished by consumers, citizens and companies alike. The White House called it a bad deal and vowed a veto, though it faces a tougher Congress in...