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  • Gabrielle Giffords To Visit Conn. Thursday As Part Of 'Protect All Women' Tour

    Gabrielle Giffords To Visit Conn. Thursday As Part Of 'Protect All Women' Tour
    Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, will travel to Connecticut Thursday for one of nine stops on a nationwide tour to push for laws that protect women and families from gun violence. Giffords...
  • A wave or not a wave? That's the question Nov. 4

    A wave or not a wave? That's the question Nov. 4
    A wave, or not a wave? That is the question. Republicans seem assured of gaining House and Senate seats on Nov. 4, bolstering their majority in the former and possibly seizing control of the latter. But will this be a “wave” election,...
  • Records Contradict Claims In Dems' Online 'Research Book' That Bashes Greenberg

    Records Contradict Claims In Dems' Online 'Research Book' That Bashes Greenberg
    National Democrats' online "research book" on Republican 5th Congressional District candidate Mark Greenberg is filled with unflattering assertions on subjects from biographical to legal, The Courant reported in August. But now public records have...
  • Gabby Giffords Speaks Against Gun Violence

    Gabby Giffords Speaks Against Gun Violence
    On a whirlwind national tour of nine stops in nine days, former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords spoke Thursday in West Hartford against gun violence and domestic abuse. Giffords is currently on the third day of her national "Protect All Women'' tour that...
  • Ebola fears spread as Spanish nurse worsens, British man tested

    Ebola fears spread as Spanish nurse worsens, British man tested
    Fears that the Ebola outbreak will spread globally rose on Thursday with the deteriorating health of an infected Spanish nurse, a British man who died in Macedonia being tested for the virus and more demands by U.S. lawmakers for travel bans. At least 26...
  • 'Contract with America' set high-water mark for GOP unity

    WASHINGTON Former Majority Whip Tom DeLay or "The Hammer," as he was known in his leadership days recently called the Republican Class of 1994 "the greatest freshman class ... to walk into the House of Representatives." Newt Gingrich, who won the...
  • State lawmaker shoots at gun-toting robber on Harrisburg street

    State lawmaker shoots at gun-toting robber on Harrisburg street
    Two state lawmakers were walking home late Tuesday after dinner at a downtown Harrisburg restaurant when, four blocks from the Capitol, two young men approached them. One pointed a gun at one of the lawmakers and it went off, according to House...
  • U.S. budget deficit lowest since 2008: Treasury

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. budget deficit fell by nearly a third to $483 billion in fiscal 2014, the lowest level since 2008, as a quickening economic recovery boosted tax collections and spending grew only modestly, the Treasury Department said....
  • Retiring Bachmann signals she's still in the game

    Rep. Michele Bachmann may be retiring at the end of this year, but the woman who rose to prominence by founding the Congressional Tea Party Caucus in 2010 and running for president in 2012 isn't leaving Washington, D.C., quietly. In a speech and brief...
  • NC GOP leaders obtain attorneys to help fight gay marriage

    RALEIGH, N.C. The Republican leaders in the North Carolina legislature are not yet ready to let gay marriages occur in this state. Phil Berger, president pro tem of the N.C. Senate, and Thom Tillis, speaker of the N.C. House of Representatives, are...
  • Frederica Wilson seeks re-election against GOP opponent

    Frederica Wilson seeks re-election against GOP opponent
    Congresswoman Frederica Wilson is running for re-election to a third term against a Haitian-American Republican, Dufirstson Neree, in one of the most Democratic districts in Florida and the nation. Wilson, if re-elected, plans to focus on legislation...