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  • Capitol Caldron: Hot Summer Of '91 Gave Birth To Income Tax

    Capitol Caldron: Hot Summer Of '91 Gave Birth To Income Tax
    It was a blisteringly hot summer in 1991, and Connecticut residents were steamed that a budget crisis meant closing many state parks on the Fourth of July. The parks were collateral damage in an epic struggle between Gov. Lowell P. Weicker and the...
  • GOP operative gets 10-day delay on release of redistricting records

    GOP operative gets 10-day delay on release of redistricting records
    UPDATED with court ruling Florida's Supreme Court today gave a Republican political consultant 10 days to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court the Florida court's earlier ruling ordering the release of certain redistricting records. Justices last week...
  • Pelosi: 'The Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order'

    Nancy Pelosi, defending Barack Obama, praised Republican presidents who historically took unilateral action on immigration with the minority leader even drawing parallels between Obama's proposed executive order and Abraham Lincoln's 1863 Emancipation...
  • Reid: Obama immigration executive action 'isn't anything new'

    Don't expect a novel legal justification from the White House for President Barack Obama's decision to provide unilateral deportation relief to the undocumented, said Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev. When asked if he thinks the president's move would survive a...
  • Casey breaks with party to support Keystone XL pipeline

    Casey breaks with party to support Keystone XL pipeline
    A bill to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline failed in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, sparing President Barack Obama from an expected veto of legislation that several fellow Democrats including Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey supported. The measure...
  • Obama's plan of action on immigration may derail Republican agenda

    Rising Republican hostility toward President Obama's impending immigration plan is as intense as has ever existed between the White House and the GOP. House Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio says the president's executive action — expected to be...
  • Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives

    Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives
    Connecticut immigration activists like Lucas Codognolla believe President Obama’s plan to push ahead with reforms on his own is a “monumental win for the immigrant rights movement,” but one that remains incomplete. “Obviously, it...
  • U.S. surveillance bill faces tough fight in Senate

    By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A bill to end the bulk collection of telephone records by the National Security Agency appeared to be in jeopardy on Tuesday after senior Republican senators said the measure would benefit Islamic State...
  • California Democrats appear to have gained a House seat

    Democrats appear to have gained a seat in California's congressional delegation as the last of the state's close House contests seem settled — more than two weeks after Election Day. In both races, Democratic incumbents staved off Republican...
  • Rep. Ryan blasts Obama's impending executive order on immigration

    WASHINGTON Paul Ryan, new chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, had harsh words Wednesday for President Barack Obama's expected move to give some form of legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants. "I fear that if the...
  • Are Feinstein and Boxer too old to serve California? No, but they pose another problem

    Are Feinstein and Boxer too old to serve California? No, but they pose another problem
    Many Californians, and not just Republicans, would like to see fresh faces representing the state in the U.S. Senate. At ages 81 and 73, respectively, Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer are not only some of the most senior among the senior citizens...