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  • Experience Gives Shays Edge In GOP Senate Primary

    Experience Gives Shays Edge In GOP Senate Primary
    Voters have been treated to a clash of titans in the U.S. Senate primary race — Connecticut's last U.S. House Republican vs. an enormously successful businesswoman with a compelling life story. The Courant endorses Christopher Shays in the Aug....
  • Ousted Secret Service Agent Posted Pics of Sarah Palin on Facebook

    Ousted Secret Service Agent Posted Pics of Sarah Palin on Facebook
    WASHINGTON -- As officials warn of more Secret Service resignations as soon as Friday stemming from a prostitute scandal in Colombia, one of the former agents allegedly involved joked on Facebook that he checked out former vice presidential candidate...
  • Senate GOP blocks Buffett Rule bill

    Senate GOP blocks Buffett Rule bill
    A proposal to implement the Buffett Rule was blocked in the Senate on Monday, but proponents of the millionaire tax vowed to keep the issue alive in the months ahead. Republicans, as expected, garnered enough support to reject Democrats' attempt to bring...
  • 3 Secret Service members to leave agency amid scandal

    3 Secret Service members to leave agency amid scandal
    The U.S. Secret Service is set to announce agent resignations amid a prostitution scandal that erupted in Colombia ahead of a visit by President Barack Obama, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation. The resignations could occur as...
  • 3 Secret Service Agents Refuse Polygraph in Prostitution Scandal

    3 Secret Service Agents Refuse Polygraph in Prostitution Scandal
    WASHINGTON, DC -- Three of the 12 Secret Service agents involved in the Colombia prostitution scandal refused to cooperate with authorities and submit to a polygraph test, according to House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King, R-New York....
  • Senate broadening Secret Service probe after prostitution scandal

    Senate broadening Secret Service probe after prostitution scandal
    A Senate committee will expand its probe into the U.S. Secret Service this week following a scandal involving prostitutes in Colombiain advance of a recent trip by the president. The Homeland Security Committee will send the Secret Service "some...
  • Lieberman: Stance On Iraq War Making It Difficult For Independent To Be A 'Bridge Builder'

    As the Senate prepared for its all-night debate on Iraq last month, Joseph Lieberman stood with Republicans and lambasted war opponents, most of them Democrats. ``They're already asleep about the consequences of an American defeat in Iraq for our...
  • Army Pfc. Brandon Bobb

    Pfc. Brandon Bobb left for Iraq two months ago in good spirits. The 20-year-old soldier kept in touch with his large family after long days in the volatile streets of Baghdad and found pride in his job as a military police officer. But he never made...
  • Wayne E. Meyer dies at 83; retired Navy rear admiral

    Wayne E. Meyer dies at 83; retired Navy rear admiral
    Retired Rear Adm. Wayne E. Meyer, who was known as the "Father of Aegis," the Navy's primary air-defense weapon system that revolutionized how the Navy performed air defense, has died. He was 83. Meyer, who managed the development and early building of...
  • Why Congress didn't bring the troops home

    To a crescendo of clicking cameras, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepped before a row of shimmering U.S. flags last March to make an announcement Americans had been waiting four months to hear. November's elections had swept Democrats into power on a...
  • Senate passes $555-billion spending bill

    Congressional Democrats' yearlong campaign to bring the war in Iraq to an end concluded with a whimper Tuesday as the Senate failed again to pass a timeline for withdrawing U.S. troops from the conflict. As they have all year, Senate Republicans...
  • Obama, Senate Democratic leaders reach deal on stimulus

    Obama, Senate Democratic leaders reach deal on stimulus
    President Obama and Senate Democratic leaders, propelled by news of the biggest one-month loss of jobs in 35 years, hammered out a deal Friday evening that clears the way for Senate approval of a massive economic stimulus plan. The compromise, the...