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Tuesday Jul 8 | The Day

Courtney promotes need to refund Export-Import Bank

For Nick Vasile, controller at the Gilman Brothers foamboard manufacturing plant in Bozrah, doing business overseas without the protection of the Export-Import Bank of the United States would be as frustrating as trying to earn a prize at one of those carnival ring-toss games.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Joe Courtney, Democrat, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Washington Examiner

Conn. Democrats call on House GOP to back bank

Connecticut Democrats are pushing back against tea party Republicans who want to eliminate federal funding for a little-known banking agency that helps finance U.S. exports.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Joe Courtney, Democrat, Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Sat Jul 05, 2014

KSL-TV

Larson hosting forum on health innovations

Improving the nation's health care system through science and innovation is the topic of a forum being sponsored by Connecticut U.S. Rep. John Larson.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Green Party Nominates Dozens Of Candidates

About 30 Green Party members gathered at the Portland Senior Center Monday night to nominate dozens of candidates for statewide and municipal offices.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Cromwell, CT

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Connecticut Post

Greenberg rips Esty's spending on mail

Delivered Mail pieces and expenditures by U.S. House members from Connecticut from Jan. 1, 2013, through March 31, 2014: Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, 471,721 at a cost of $183,700; Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, 36,371 at a cost of $13,215; Jim Himes, D-4th District, 7,561 at a cost of $2,330; Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd District, no mailings; John ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Elizabeth Esty, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, Representative Joe Courtney, Republican, Representative Rob Woodall, Social Security, Personal Finance

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Hartford Courant

U.S. Rep. Larson Says He Sees No Clear Way Ahead In Iraq

U.S. Rep. John B. Larson told constituents gathered in West Hartford on Sunday evening that he does not see a clear solution to the fighting in Iraq, where sectarian groups have been engaged in recent weeks in what essentially amounts to a civil war fueled by religious tensions.

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Related Topix: Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Prison, West Hartford, CT, Ansonia, CT

Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Day

AFT Connecticut leaders endorse candidates to preclude "Wisconsin moment"

The executive committee of Connecticut's 29,000-member American Federation of Teachers union endorsed Connecticut's current delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other Democratic incumbents for statewide elected offices Thursday night, according to a press release.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, Representative Elizabeth Esty, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Joe Courtney, Democrat, Connecticut, Scott Walker, US Governors

Ctnewsjunkie.com

OP-ED | Connecticut Democratic Voters Should Take Note of Cantor's Ouster

Apparently the Democratic establishment is really excited that Republicans voted House Majority Leader Eric Cantor out of office.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eric Cantor, Republican, Dan Malloy, US Governors, Opinion

Wed Jun 11, 2014

The Hill

Bipartisan panel warms to weekend voting

During The Hill's Voting in America event, sponsored by advocacy group Why Tuesday?, Rep. John Larson called weekend voting a "practical" and "common sense solution" to ensure that hard working people have the opportunity to vote, boosting turnout.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Trent Lott, US Senate, Republican, Eric Cantor, 2012 Presidential Election, Senator Al Franken, Steny Hoyer

The Hartford Courant

Recent Shootings Renew Guns Debate, But Deep Divisions Remain

Recent school shootings have refueled a national debate on firearms regulations and led gun-control advocates who had unsuccessfully pushed for stricter laws in response to the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting to renew calls for legislative action.

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Related Topix: Guns, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Newtown, CT, Sandy Hook, CT

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