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  • Obama Stakes Out Moral Ground On Immigration

    Obama Stakes Out Moral Ground On Immigration
    President Barack Obama began his immigration speech to the nation with a lie, then alternated between appeasing and taunting his critics, and wrapped up with a poetic truth. Not bad for a 15-minute speech. Obama managed to shrink-wrap the nation's love/...
  • Abe Ribicoff: A Connecticut Original

    I first met then-Gov. Abraham Ribicoff in the summer of 1958 when he was running for re-election and I, a 26-year-old, was working for John Bailey, the Democratic state chairman. To say I "met" Ribicoff is a considerable exaggeration. Bailey told me...
  • House GOP sues Obama over health care law

    WASHINGTON After months of threats and delays, House Republicans on Friday finally filed their lawsuit against the Obama administration over the 4-year-old Affordable Care Act, charging that the White House had exceeded its authority on key elements of...
  • Republicans Seek Special Legislative Session To Cut State Budget

    Republicans Seek Special Legislative Session To Cut State Budget
    HARTFORD — Top Republican legislators called Friday for a special legislative session to be convened by Dec. 15 to start solving the state's budget problems. The two new Republican leaders, Sen. Len Fasano of North Haven and Rep. Themis Klarides...
  • Obama seeks support for immigration plan, blasts Boehner

    By Steve Holland LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced to act because House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner would not...
  • The moral wisdom of Obama's executive action

    President Obama began his immigration speech to the nation with a lie, then alternated between appeasing and taunting his critics, and wrapped up with a poetic truth. Not bad for a 15-minute speech. Obama managed to shrink-wrap the nation's love/hate...
  • At drought talks on Capitol Hill, behind-the-scenes maneuvering

    WASHINGTON Late Thursday morning, while the Capitol Hill spotlight was pointed elsewhere, three Northern California congressmen paid a quiet call on the state's junior Democratic senator, Barbara Boxer. They wanted to talk water. For upward of 40...
  • The bogus 'rain tax' repeal

    The bogus 'rain tax' repeal
    Despite facing a bigger-than-expected budget shortfall, and although he promised a policy blackout until he takes office, Governor-elect Larry Hogan last week publicly reiterated his support for repealing Maryland's "rain tax" while meeting with fellow...
  • For Miami Rep. Diaz-Balart, important new post comes with tight-fisted mandate

    WASHINGTON Miami Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart just got put in charge of one of the largest pots of money in Washington, but he's not planning on any big spending sprees. Instead, his job atop a transportation and housing appropriations...
  • Jeb Bush fights for controversial school standards

    He may make a run for president, but former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush shows no sign of backing away from controversial "Common Core" learning standards denounced by tea party conservatives as well as many educators. Conciliatory at one moment and defiant...
  • Conservatives, states set to launch legal blitz against Obama over immigration

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The morning after President Barack Obama announced his sweeping action to overhaul the U.S. immigration system, conservative groups and states were already pulling together legal strategies to dismantle the plan. Opponents said there...