August 29, 2014
by Terry D. Cowgill | August 29, 2014 5:29am
On one of the most crucial foreign policy and national security issues of our time, where do the members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation stand? Unfortunately, it’s not so easy to determine their positions on the menace that is the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). As of early this week, three had barely said anything on the issue while the others have been careful not to step on too many toes.
August 26, 2014
by Christine Stuart | August 26, 2014 2:08pm
August 12, 2014
by Christine Stuart | August 12, 2014 4:25pm
July 11, 2014
by Susan Bigelow | July 11, 2014 10:00am
In 2003, President George W. Bush, fresh off the conquest of Iraq, needed a director of private sector development for the new Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA), which would govern the country from Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone. He found an old Harvard classmate running a business specializing in corporate “turnarounds,” and offered him the job. Thomas C. Foley of Greenwich accepted.
June 11, 2014
by Madeline Stocker | June 11, 2014 7:59am
In an attempt to expand the financial accessibility of higher education, President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday allowing five million students to cap their federal student loan payments at 10 percent of their monthly incomes.
May 14, 2014
by Lon Seidman | May 14, 2014 6:49am
Astronaut and Waterbury native Rick Mastracchio landed safely aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule at 9:58 p.m. EST Tuesday evening, capping an eventful six months aboard the International Space Station both in orbit and on the ground as relations between the United States and Russia deteriorated.
April 23, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | April 23, 2014 5:30am
Following more than a week of counting votes, national popular vote supporters haven’t managed to wrangle the support needed for a floor debate in the House, where the speaker personally opposes the bill.
March 5, 2014
by Staff Report | March 5, 2014 6:01pm
Below are President Barack Obama’s remarks at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain today. They were transcribed by the White House.
by Hugh McQuaid | March 5, 2014 5:09pm
NEW BRITAIN — President Barack Obama is unlikely to get a hike in the minimum wage through Congress, but he encouraged states and businesses to take the lead during a half-hour speech Wednesday at Central Connecticut State University.
March 2, 2014
by Christine Stuart | March 2, 2014 4:30pm