GOP moderates push back on tea party spending cuts


WASHINGTON (AP) — Midway between the 2012 and 2014 election campaigns, moderate Republican conservatives are beginning to foment a revolt of their own.
 
 
 

Obama says GOP won't force government shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he doesn't think congressional Republicans will force...
 

Time to take a bite out of food stamps?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Food stamps look ripe for the picking, politically speaking.
 

Pentagon: We're not crying wolf over budget cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon officials insist they are not crying wolf when they say proposed budget...
 

Commanders: Budget cuts could erode nuke arsenal
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two top military officers, one slated to take command of America's nuclear arsenal...
 

Treasury's Lew: Congress needs to pass debt limit
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress needs to raise the debt limit and take away the "cloud of uncertainty" about...
 

Tricky obstacles ahead to averting shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — There hasn't been a government shutdown in nearly two decades, but top lawmakers...
 

Senate panel refuses IRS cuts sought by GOP
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have stepped in to protect the Internal Revenue Service from huge...
 

Pentagon chief can't offer hope in budget cuts
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The audience at the military based in Charleston, S.C., gasped in...
 

US Air Force combat forces, Thunderbirds to fly again after being grounded by budget cuts
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — US Air Force combat forces, Thunderbirds to fly again after being grounded by budget...
 
 
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Connecticut Politics


State dollars to beef up school security
Governor Dannel Malloy wants to see more state dollars earmarked for local school districts to beef up their security systems.
 

Face-off over proposed tax cuts
A fight in Hartford could end up affecting your pocketbook: Democrats and Republicans are facing off over proposed tax cuts.
 

Virginia AG to fight state's gay marriage…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) ? Gay marriage moved closer to gaining its first foothold in the South when Virginia's attorney general…
 

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U.S. Congressional News


House worker yells during vote, escorted…
A woman described by lawmakers and aides as a long-time House stenographer has been removed from the chamber during a vote…
 

GOP pushes rising stars amid calls for…
BOSTON (AP) — Republican officials are looking to promote a fresh group of diverse rising stars to help resolve their…
 

7 Democrats, 5 Republicans vying for US…
BOSTON (AP) — Seven Democrats and three Republicans have qualified for the primary ballot in the state's special election…
 

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Supreme Court News


Supreme Court refuses to delay release…
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for the early release of nearly 10,000 California inmates…
 

NC challenges Alcoa's property rights for…
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials filed a lawsuit Friday in a long-running fight with Alcoa Inc. over who…
 

Fla. to resume voter purge after high court…
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal court is dismissing a lawsuit that a Hispanic civic group and two naturalized citizens…
 

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Connecticut (change)

 
Connecticut has 169 cities and towns, which serve as the fundamental local political subdivision of the state. Connecticut is the 5th of the original thirteen United States.
 
Offices & Officials

Governor: Dan Malloy
Lieutenant Governor: Nancy Wyman
Attorney General: George Jepsen
State Treasurer: Denise L. Nappier

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